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New César Chávez campus celebrates grand opening

New César Chávez campus celebrates grand opening

November 10, 2015

More than 150 members affiliated with the San Diego Community College District celebrated the grand opening of San Diego Continuing Education’s C&...

Regarded RTVF instructor dies

Angelica Wallingford

November 10, 2015

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San Diego City College film professor Kathy McCurdy died on Nov. 3.“Kathy was a wealth of information,” RTVF Department Chair Laura Castaneda said via email. “She loved her students, and she loved passing on her knowledge about the film industry.”McCurdy started her career as a production assistant at the San Diego Zoo, from there worked as a production...

Campus Equity Week returns to City College

Phoenix Webb

November 9, 2015

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Campus Equity Week came to San Diego City College for the second year on Oct. 26, although it was not posted in the online calendar for the campus.The event was created to bring awareness to students, faculty and administration about the salary disparity between full time faculty and part time faculty. The equity issue is a national issue.All last week, letters to Gov. Jerry ...

English Center hosts multiple workshops

Richard Valentin

November 9, 2015

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The English Center located in room L-209 at San Diego City College is hosting multiple workshops for various English related subjects for students seeking help this semester.“The workshops are open to all students,” says Wendy Castellanos, a tutor senior at the English Center. "No appointment needed, just walk on in.” The semester is reaching an end but th...

Safety classes now in session

Safety classes now in session

October 29, 2015

“Every single shooter had an accuracy rate of 50 percent, now we have trained police officers and snipers and they (sometimes) can’t make it 50 percent,"...

A memory honored by candlelight

A memory honored by candlelight

October 29, 2015

It has been five years since Diana Gonzalez’s death and the Visionary Feminists club at San Diego City College hosted a candlelight vigil in her honor....

Cancellations cause student frustrations

Justine Schulz

October 27, 2015

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One of the tasks a college student faces before the beginning of each semester is the strategic planning of their class schedule. Each student must log onto Reg-e to fulfill the task of choosing and registering for the classes they need. Due to budget cuts and low enrollment, 41 classes were cancelled this semester at San Diego City College. Students who were caught in this ...

Concurrent enrollment bill signed into law

Lauren J. Mapp

October 27, 2015

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Trustee Bernie Rhinerson announced that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 288 for Concurrent Enrollment during the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees meeting at San Diego Mesa College on Oct. 8. “Today, governor Brown signed AB 288, which is a long overdue revision to the concurrent enrollment law,” Rhinerson said during the meeting. “...

Counselors voice concerns over equality

Rebeca Reyes and Celia Jimenez

October 27, 2015

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At a trustees meeting that took place Sept. 24, counselors Ray Wong and Steve Schommer voiced their call for equal treatment as the teaching faculty from the San Diego Community College District. “We’re required master’s degrees," Wong said. “The same set of requirements as the teaching faculty.” He also added that in the past, the counseling staff used to work...

City College stands with Umpqua

City College stands with Umpqua

October 15, 2015

About 200 of San Diego City College’s faculty, staff and students gathered for a moment of silence for the victims of the Umpqua Community College sh...

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