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Zaphire begins her journey back

Mike Madriaga

February 14, 2016

Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Zaphire Alonso crosses the U.S. border and rides the trolley twice a week to attend City College. In a wheelchair. Her boyfriend, Bernardo Machado, drops her off at the south side of the border at 7:45 a.m. She pushes herself through the handicap lane of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, shows the Border Patrol officer her U.S. passport and then catches the northbound â...

Knights clinch playoffs spot

Knights clinch playoffs spot

Luisa Sausedo

February 13, 2016

Filed under NEWS, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The City College men’s basketball team clinched at least a share of the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference (PCAC) South Championship with their seventh...

City’s broadcast engineer arrested in theft of four video cameras

Collette Carroll

February 12, 2016

Filed under NEWS

The chief broadcast engineer for City's radio station was arrested Feb. 10 and charged in the theft of four video cameras valued around $20,000 stolen from the Radio, Television, and Film Department, campus police said. Gerald "Larry" Quick, 62, is to be arraigned Feb. 16 on two felony and two misdemeanor charges related to the theft. His bail is set at $25,000. He is a 30+ ...

Sexual assault reported in V Building lot

Mike Madriaga

February 10, 2016

Filed under NEWS

A woman reported a sexual assault in the V Building parking lot of City College on Tuesday at 12:45 p.m., according to campus police. The victim met with a male who was identified as “Benjamin,” on the Tinder social dating website, and then arranged to meet at City College, campus police said. He picked her up in a light silver Dodge Charger with a white racing stripe...

Suspect identified in theft of cameras

Collette Carroll

February 10, 2016

Filed under NEWS

A suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with the theft of four cameras that were taken from the Radio, Television and Film Department over the winter break, the department’s chair said. Two C100 cameras were returned to the department Monday, and the other two were to be returned by the end of the week. Heidi Bunkowske, the City College public information officer,...

RTVF to celebrate return to remodeled home

Oisis Jones

February 6, 2016

Filed under NEWS

Department will honor founder  Hope Shaw. Radio, Television, and Film Department staff members will welcome back alumni on Feb. 6 with an open house to celebrate the return to their newly renovated home in the C Building and to honor the department's founder, Hope Shaw. The celebration is from 4 p.m to 8 p.m. and the official program starts at 6 p.m. The ...

Deadline to apply for scholarships is Feb. 7

Mike Madriaga

January 29, 2016

Filed under NEWS

The Scholarships Office at San Diego City College has extended the application process for submission until Feb. 7.  There are 17 scholarships still available for a total amount of $5,300. According to the website, the office is accepting letters of reference past deadline and encourages applicants to resend requests for them if they were not submitted. Meanwhil...

Changes in store for journalism program for upcoming semester

Celia Jimenez

January 16, 2016

Filed under NEWS

When you hear City Times you’ll normally associate the newspaper with Roman Koenig. He has been in charge of City Times for 10 years but that’s about to change.Next semester, City Times and the Digital Journalism program will restructure and diversify and will have four adjunct professors instead of one adjunct and one faculty. The team will include photoj...

City College athletes take kids on shopping spree

Mike Madriaga

December 18, 2015

Filed under NEWS

Walter Robles, a young boy, haphazardly loaded the bright orange Nerf gun into the shopping-cart, then dashed off to the next aisle and grabbed a toy car from the "Fast and the Furious" movie line. Walter was approximately $50 shy, and had half an hour to make up his mind. Many other kids present, shared the same dilemma. The Shop with a Jock shopping spree program...

$27,100 for City College students

Mike Madriaga

December 15, 2015

Filed under NEWS

The Scholarships Office at San Diego City College is currently providing students with $27,100 in funding for the spring semester. Applications were made available starting on Nov. 9, and will continue through Jan. 10. “Additionally, the Scholarships Office will be hosting workshops to provide general scholarship information and support with the new online application site, Oliver Mamangun, office of...

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