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Vigil in memory of Gonzalez planned for tonight

Mark Rivera

October 11, 2010

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The San Diego City College community is holding a candlelight vigil tonight Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. to honor student Diana Gonzalez who was slain on campus on Oct. 12. "[The vigil] is really coming from a place of love," Dean of Student Affairs Diane Whisenhunt said. "Students are grieving, as are staff, faculty and the entire campus community." Campus organizations such as the...

Faculty meets with accreditation team

Heric Rubio

October 11, 2010

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City College faculty met today, Oct. 14, with the accreditation team for an overview of the team's final findings. The meeting was led by Dr. Greg Chamberlain, president of Bakersfield College. Chamberlain said the purpose of the visit was to determine whether the college was meeting its standards and achieving its goals and mission statement. He said that he could feel...

Academic Senate files complaint after administration reserves eight spots for KSDS

Olivia Holt

September 27, 2010

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With approximately 1,090 faculty and staff members having just 327 available parking spots on campus, parking has become a valuable commodity. Recently, City College administration granted KSDS radio station a request to have eight parking spots reserved at the Learning Resource Center (LRC) lot. Campus Academic Senate filed a complaint stating unfairness, days later both...

DSPS services “stretched”

Cristo De Guzman

September 27, 2010

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In the midst of budget cuts leaving much of City College's specialized programs stripped of funding, the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) is coping to meet the needs of the 1200 students active in its database. According to Debra Wright-Howard, Program Activity Manager for DSPS, resources are being "stretched" that barely meet Americans with Disabilities Act...

New building officially opens

September 27, 2010

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San Diego Community College District Board of Trustess board member Rick Grosch, on the left, and Chancellor Constance Carroll, on the right, assist City College President Terry Burgess in the cutting of the ribbon at the Grand Opening of the Career Technology Center (CTC) on Sept. 24. The new building is a new five-story instructional facility which houses Nursing, Cosmetology,...

Crack City

Michele Suthers

September 27, 2010

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Nursing students stand down for the homeless

Christina Pham

September 27, 2010

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San Diego City College nursing students volunteered to assist the San Diego homeless veterans during Operation Stand Down, a three-day event from July 16 through 18, held on San Diego High School's athletic field. Operation Stand Down was on its 23rd annual nationwide program to take action in getting homeless veterans off the streets. The three-day event started July 16...

Halloween-Haley

Mollie Shepardson

September 27, 2010

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Halloween is coming up. Which means little kids running down the street looking for candy, spirit stores are cropping up everywhere and girls of every shape and size are showing up to parties in essentially their underwear. It is the one time of year where it is acceptable for these girls to show up in stripper attire to any party. Leah Taylor, City College Student, said,...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: City College receives grant to train the unemployed

Kailey Aleto

September 27, 2010

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Those of you that find yourself frustrated every payday after taxes are withheld from your paycheck, consider where those taxes are going and the lives you might be changing. This summer, San Diego City College was the only community college selected to receive $851,216 from the American Recovery Reinvestment Act Training Grant. President Barack Obama implemented the Workforce...

Students discuss fear of Islam

Shane Finneran

September 27, 2010

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A maximum capacity crowd turned out for "Confronting Islamophobia," a lively discussion hosted by City College's diversity committee Sept. 16. Dozens of students and a handful of faculty members talked for an hour about American fear of people of Islamic faith. About 100 people filled professor of Chicano Studies Justin Akers' classroom for the discussion, while dozens more...

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