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Health services to give H1N1 vaccine

Juan Carlos Gil

October 5, 2009

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City College prepares for this flu season with massive immunization clinics throughout campus; the clinics will offer free swine flu vaccinations, initially to students who fit the "first tier" group. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2009 H1N1, or swine flu, is a new influenza virus that is spreading from person-to-person worldwide. In...

ASG to bring back the vote?

Cristo De Guzman

September 21, 2009

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Besides the tuition fee hike, there is no more controversial topic facing the Associated Student Government as the policy that prohibits cigarette smoking on campus. Some non-smoking students are satisfied with the anti-smoking policy either because they don't want to breathe in secondhand smoke or they are suffering or recovering from a health condition. "I think the ban...

Cafeteria gas leak stand alone story

Bri Heath

September 21, 2009

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On Tuesday Sept. 8 in the cafeteria dining halls, a journalist student thought he smelled leaking gas and so alerted the authorities. The campus police evacuated the dining hall immediately and the fire department and San Diego Gas and Electric (also known as SDG&E) were contacted. When the fire department arrived they scoured the building but detected no trace of gas. San...

Have math or English questions? Centers are here to help

Kierah Ford

September 21, 2009

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San Diego City College has a new math and English tutoring center. The two centers are located inside of the L building, and they are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers had their grand opening this semester. Bryan Constantine has been a tutor at City College for a year and a half. "I like being a Math tutor so much, I changed my major to math. That is how much I enjoy...

Club Rush, more like club hush

Brittany Johnson

September 21, 2009

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Club Rush, which took place Sept. 8 through 10 at Gorton Quad, was more like a Club Hush this semester at City College. Club Rush is an information fair set out for campus organizations to recruit students to their clubs. The clubs had displays, some performed skits, and others had musicians drawing the crowds to their tables. There were around six booths a day covering...

Puente/Umoja strives to promote cultural awareness

Juan Carlos Gil

September 21, 2009

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A new sense of ownership and belonging has been created among students of the Puente and Umoja programs located in the newly remodeled L-building. The Puente and Umoja programs help Latino, African-American and other students prepare to successfully get through college and transfer into four year institutions. A team of professors, counselors and staff members are there to...

Tutorial Center lends students a helping hand

Trei Flake

September 21, 2009

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If you find yourself stressing over your course work, unable to keep up with the information being taught to you, or even if you just have a simple question, then the Tutorial and Learning Center is where you want to be. There are close to 30 qualified tutors currently employed at the center to help any City College or ECC student with the majority of subjects offered on campus,...

Asian Film Fest Preview

Evonne Ermey

September 21, 2009

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Cinema and Asian culture collide with the return of the San Diego Asian Film Festival October 15-29. The main feature of the two-week event is the screening of over 200 films from over 20 countries. In addition to the film screenings, most of which will take place at the UltraStar Mission Valley at Hazard Center. Live music performances, discussion panels, parties, an art...

Cops to put pics on Web

Ernesto Lopez

September 21, 2009

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In order to handle less tickets appeals and avoid disputes, San Diego City College Campus Police are using a new ticketing system called Velosum, a citation management solution designed to maintain accuracy. With Velosum, campus police officers are equipped with a digital pen, citation book and a cell phone. Once officers handwrite tickets the data is sent directly to the...

Help for low income students

Taylor Poulin

September 21, 2009

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With the struggling economy, some prospective students find it near impossible to pay for school and accomplish their goals. That is where the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services come into play. The EOPS is a state-funded service designed to help low-income students with their educational needs and assist with transfer options. "We provide a wide range of support...

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