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Campus event features student research projects

John Balchak and John Balchak

May 17, 2010

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MESA Program Director Rafael Alvarez helped organize the Sixth Annual Research Symposium held on May 6 in the Gorton Quad, which featured undergraduate student research by more than 250 presenters. He estimates that there were 70 poster presentations and 30 oral presentations, as well as performances, art displays and a communication showcase. "Something like this is kinda...

Grads to walk May 21

Ricky Soltero and Ricky Soltero

May 17, 2010

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San Diego City College Graduation will be held on May 21 in Balboa Park's Spreckel's Organ Pavilion at 6 p.m. Approximately 350 students will take part in the graduation commencement ceremony this year. "Commencement is my favorite event of the school year," City College President Terrence Burgess said. "We graduate nearly 1,200 students each year and I very much enjoy shaking...

Vox Populi

May 17, 2010

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Vox populi 1. black kid with red t shirt(Antoine Bennett, business administration ), glasses - this is supposed to be the land of opportunity, bring me your tired and hungry masses. I think its kind of wrong. 2. White girl dark hair pink wife beater(Charolotte Lytle, broadcasting major) I think it sucks because immigrants should not be detained. 3. Curly hair from white...

No new vandalism reports, police say

Mark Rivera and Mark Rivera

May 17, 2010

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As school janitors and campus police became inundated with crime reports and vandalism occurring in the B and M building bathrooms, allegedly done by San Diego High School students, they have decided to lock those bathrooms from 2 p.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday in order to prevent further incidences from occurring. The B and M building bathrooms will remain locked until...

Vasquez wins; Ahmed challenges process

Ernesto Lopez and Ernesto Lopez

May 17, 2010

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In what turned out to be a competivite Associated Student election, presidential candidates Beto Vasquez received 391 votes, Abdulkadir Ahmed 127 and Omar Miyazaki 106, according to the AS office on May 11. Although Vasquez came ahead with a higher number of votes, Ahmed would challenge the process of elections due to a disqualification. On May 5, Ahmed was disqualified...

City Times wins 3 first place awards

Nico Smedley, correspondent and Nico Smedley, correspondent

May 17, 2010

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At its annual awards ceremony last month, the California College Media Association awarded City Times with two first place prizes within its division, one in the "General Excellence" category and the second for "Overall Design." The organization stated on its website that the student newspaper displayed "Good stories, good photos, good headlines, smart captions and gorgeous...

AS Official Election Results

May 17, 2010

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San Diego City College Associated Students Election Results for 2010-20 * OFFICIAL WINNER AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY COLLEGE A.S.G. CONSTITUTION PASSED - YES- 485* NO -111 PRESIDENT: ALBERTO "BETO" VASQUEZ 391* ABDULKADIR "KLUE" AHMED 127 OMAR MIYAZAKI 106 VICE PRESIDENT: MARYA "KLUE" EDGAR 365* ISIS MUBUTU 206 DANIELLE COULTER...

President Candidate Beto Vasquez’s Statement

Beto Vasquez and Beto Vasquez

May 3, 2010

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Alberto "Beto" Vasquez has been a student at San Diego City College for the past two years. A re-entry student, 32 years of age, and a father of 2, Beto is one of your candidates for the 2010-2011 SDCC Student Elections. Having two years of prior experience with clubs and our student government, Mr. Vasquez has displayed a remarkable skill in leadership while promoting student...

President Candidate Abdulkadir Ahmed’s Statement

Abdulkadir Ahmed and Abdulkadir Ahmed

May 3, 2010

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As a Knight Loyal to Unity and Education, I, Abdulkadir Ahmed, would be honored to serve as your Associated Student Government President for the year 2010-2011. As a current Vice President on ASG, I've familiarized myself with the internal and external elements that complete the organizational structure and day-to-day functions of ASG. As a tutor for students who join SDCC...

San Diego High School students eyed in City bathroom vandalism

Mark Rivera and Mark Rivera

May 3, 2010

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With San Diego High School in such close proximity to City College, it's not uncommon to find high school students wandering the halls, loitering the quads or even using campus restrooms; it's in the student's use of the restrooms, however, that is causing concern. So much concern, in fact, that campus police have resorted to locking up the restrooms in both the B and M buildings....

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