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Campus honors Berlin Wall fall

Ernesto Lopez

December 7, 2009

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One side of the wall represented the West side of Germany, which was the free side, and the other East Germany, which was under communist rule from 1952 to 1989. During the week of Nov. 9, German Club advisor Astrid Ronke, members of the club and her students from German 101 and 202 had a Berlin Wall exhibit at the A building Quad. Together, they educated the campus community...

World Cultures hosts gang panel

Donna Maranto

December 7, 2009

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On Nov. 17, Elizabeth Meeham, co-director of the World Cultures Program, introduced guest speaker Azim N. Khamisa, founder of the Tariq Khamisa foundation, who delivered a powerful message: We must end the cycle of violence which has become too much a part of the American scene. Khamiza lost his 20-year-old son Tariq to gang violence in San Diego. Tariq was delivering pizza...

People’s History event 2.0

Juan Carlos Gil

December 7, 2009

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An Art gallery with portraits of Bob Marley and Albert Einstein welcomed guests to BEAT's second presentation of "Voices of a People's History" at the Saville Theater on Nov. 17. City's BEAT club came together for a second time this semester to recite historical speeches from Martin Luther King J.R., Frederick Douglass, Abbie Hoffman, Ani De Franco, Marry Harris Jones and...

Newest athletics complex set to open

Robert Miller

December 7, 2009

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San Diego City College will be opening the refurbished, state of the art "Exercise Science" building this spring on Jan. 25. Students are now able to schedule classes for Spring 2010 that will be held in this new "P" building. The projects scheduled finish date is Dec. 14 and faculty and staff will start moving in later this month. Located on Park Blvd. besides the Harry...

HIV testing on campus

Cristo De Guzman

December 7, 2009

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Students who had their blood tested by a mobile HIV-testing clinic on World Aids Awareness Day Dec. 1 in the Gorton Quad had to endure no more than twenty minutes of having the inside of their mouth swabbed to test for antibodies to HIV. This scraping of the gums is the preliminary test that determines the presence of antibodies to HIV. This can appear as early as two weeks...

Captions for Info Box on H1N1 Vaccine

Brittany Johnson

December 7, 2009

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Meanwhile, health services have offered the following steps we can take to avoid both the Swine and Seasonal Flu.  Frequently and properly wash your hands  Get adequate sleep  Stay hydrated and eat healthy  Avoid contact with those who are sick How do you know if you have a seasonal flu or seasonal allergies? According to the CDC here is a list of common symptoms and...

Cuts to Cosmetology

Ernesto Lopez

December 7, 2009

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Due to budget cuts, the Cosmetology Department has been forced to not accept new students for their night program in the spring and has laid off three instructors. According to Sudabeh Phillips, cosmetology instructor, by next fall the night program will be completely gone. Phillips added that the program has also lost their teacher training program and student supplies budget. "We...

Captions pages 1-10

Vanessa Gomez

December 7, 2009

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PAGE ONE Cultures show off at City (blue flamenco dancer) Numerous campus clubs united to celebrate the diversity of languages on Dec. 2 for Language Day in Gorton Quad. Rocio Carrera, owner of Paloma Aragon Dance Academy, stomps out flamenco steps traditional of the Spanish culture. Region X (two kids holding a sign) Students from multiple community colleges gather to...

H1N1 vaccine arrives

Brittany Johnson

December 7, 2009

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"Aaaaachooo," someone sneezes right behind you in class. You wonder if they just passed whatever they had on to you. They sneeze again. Allergies? Cold? Swine Flu? As the holiday season approaches, your nose starts to run, and your debating whether or not to get your flu shot. Symptoms for one diagnosis are often the same for others. Without proper medical attention, it can...

SOS group fights back

Pamela Vonfriesen

December 7, 2009

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The Save Our Schools coalition is a consolidation of various campus organizations and clubs working together to give a voice to community college students in response to California's education budget cuts on education. "SOS is here to encourage California legislators to provide alternatives to cutting programs for the poor, as they have in the last year," Sidney Martinez,...

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