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Broken AC turns up heat in classrooms

Coatlicue Villanueva

August 30, 2010

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By Coatlicue Villanueva City Times While drilling near B Street on Aug. 23, construction crews at City College hit an unidentified pipe that carries chilled water to the air conditioning units in the C building. This caused many professors and students to be without air conditioning on the first day of fall classes. According to Jerry M. Davis, Vice President of Administrative...

College unexpectedly adds classes

Ricky Soltero

August 30, 2010

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By Ricky Soltero City Times With the ongoing dispute over how to fill the budget gap and the several budgets cuts that have hit San Diego City College over the last two years, the college unexpectedly added about 287 extra units this semester. For the last two years, classes would fill quickly and many students looking forward to transferring or graduate had to wait longer...

Take Note

Michele Suthers

August 30, 2010

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Sept. 3, Friday Last day to receive, process and pay for adds. Sept. 3, Friday Deadline to drop classes with no "W" recorded. Sept. 3, Friday W. Soccer vs. East LA, 3 p.m. W. Volleyball vs. Mt. San Jacinto 5 p.m. Sept. 6, Monday Holiday-Labor Day Sept. 7, Tuesday Refund Deadline for enrollment fees and/or non- resident tuition. Sept. 7, Tuesday, M. Soccer vs. Desert,...

Students urged to get pertussis booster shot

Nico Smedley

August 30, 2010

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By Nico Smedley Contributor Nurses in the Student Health Services office are urging City students to get booster shots to increase their immunity against pertussis (the illness more commonly known as whooping cough) as it continues to spread throughout California. Debbie Helm, a family nurse practitioner who works on campus, especially encourages those who are regularly in...

Film Director at City College

Donna Maranto and Donna Maranto

May 17, 2010

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The World Cultures Program this week showcased a young film director, Aaron Woolfolk, as he is promoting his first full-length feature film, "The Harimaya Bridge." The film was shot in Japan and features the Kochi Prefecture, a rural community not often visited even by Japanese citizens. Woolfolk was raised in Oakland and attended UC Berkeley, where he graduated with a double...

Students honored at luncheon

Donna Maranto and Donna Maranto

May 17, 2010

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The 22nd annual Honors Reception presented by the San Diego Community College District Honors Program and hosted by Chancellor Constance Carroll began at the Prado restaurant in Balboa Park Tuesday, May 4. Beginning with the welcome address and introductions by Kelly Mayhew, the district Honors Program co-coordinator, each table moved to the buffet, where guests were served...

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...

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