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Emergency button rumor challenged

Donovan Terblanche

November 9, 2009

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During the course of this semester there have been numerous concerns for student and staff safety on campus. One concern is that the emergency call boxes set up around the school in case of emergency, do not work after 6 p.m. The red boxes spread throughout campus work on an intercom basis and allow a person to communicate with the campus police. Mary Bernard, vice president...

Budget cut march to governor’s office

November 9, 2009

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On Oct. 29, faculty and students from numerous universities and community colleges came together to protest statewide budget cuts in downtown San Diego. This is the first time that all San Diego County faculty unions joined together to march for protecting higher education funds. The American Federation of Teachers was in attendance and proudly held their local 1931 poster...

City’s newest parking complex to open in 2010

Adela Rahmati

November 9, 2009

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On 16th street between C St. and Broadway, lie two buildings whose completion is highly anticipated by students and faculty alike. The first structure, partially shrouded in white plastic, is a 10-story parking structure that will provide 694 new parking spaces, according to Senior Project Engineer, Lawrence Howard. "The structure also features parking spaces specifically...

Event back by popular demand

Juan Carlos Gil

November 9, 2009

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The Saville Theater will host BEAT's "Voices of a People's History" for a second time on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. On Sept. 24 students from the BEAT club came together in a presentation reciting their favorite American historical speeches and performing political music. "Those who did attended the first event were very impressed and felt like it was a really inspirational experience,"...

Westboro mistaken in high school policy

Brooke Lintag

November 9, 2009

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On Oct. 16, just outside of San Diego High School, six Westboro Baptist Church members protested against the high school's open acceptance of gay and lesbian students. But it seems that Westboro was misinformed. The Westboro Baptist Church's website pinpointed the local high school as one of its protest locations, stating, "Quit (T)elling (K)ids (I)t's (OK) to be (F)ags."...

ASG Bash haunts City

Juan Carlos Gil

November 9, 2009

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Pirates, bunnies and cowgirls roamed Gorton Quad while an alien dancing to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" entertained the children from the child development program and City College students at this year's Associated Students Halloween Bash on Oct 29. The quad was crowded with energetic student leaders dressed in their favorite costumes handing out candy and inviting attendees...

Students to teach peers on health

Ernesto Lopez

November 9, 2009

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Campus health center has recently created a team called peer health educators; they are students from nursing, psychology, peace studies and other studies volunteering their time to educate fellow students on different wellbeing topics. "It's a cross disciplinary group of people interested in educating others," Anthony Hartsock, PHE leader, said. "It's our idea of social...

Students connect with community

Thomas Gustafson

October 19, 2009

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At the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 24, professors Cassie Morton and Francisco Moreno, alongside students, presented City College's Service Learning Program to a positive reception. City College's official mission statement entails connecting the college and the community, according to Moreno, this is exactly what service learning accomplishes. "Students leave City...

Scholars commit to civic duty

Brennan Maclean

October 19, 2009

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For more than 12 years the Price Scholarship Program has offered support to at-risk high school graduates and current City College students striving to get a college education. Launched in 1997 with the help of generous donations from the Price Foundation, the mission is to provide students with an understanding of how to better the community in which they live by assigning...

College named vet- friendly

Taylor Poulin

October 19, 2009

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San Diego City College, along with 13 other San Diego County schools, has been labeled as "Veteran Friendly" in a recent issue of G.I. Jobs magazine. The list, containing 62 schools, highlighted the schools ever-growing population of veterans receiving higher education at the institution. This is due partly to the amount of benefits veterans receive in San Diego and the arrival...

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