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Speaker advises studying abroad

Mallory Thompson

December 11, 2006

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By Mallory Thompson City Times On Nov. 14, Joanne Tawfilis, co-founder of the Art Miles Mural Project, came to City College to educate students about the importance of international education and self motivation. Tawfilis started the hour by talking about her background in the Navy, her degree in art, time in business school and finally about her start in the United Nations...

City Times sponsors toy drive

December 11, 2006

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Every Christmas, there are hundreds of teenagers who don't have the luxury of spending this festive celebration with family. However, The Polinsky Children's Center fosters many of these young teens during the holiday season. There is always a limited supply of gifts for teen boys and girls this time of year, since most donations received by the facility are aimed at younger...

Miramar ASG president quits

Josie Salazar

December 11, 2006

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By Josie Salazar City Times City's sister college, Miramar, and its Associate Student Government were left uncertain about its leadership after ASG President Bryan Hughs resigned mid-term on Dec. 3, alluding to concerns with college and district administrators and what he believes to be an imbalance in politics on campus. City College ASG President Francisco Fabian...

City VP to say goodbye

Maria DeLorenzo

December 11, 2006

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By Maria DeLorenzo City Times After 32 years of dedication to San Diego City College, Vice President Larry J. Brown, has announced his retirement, effective Dec. 22. Brown began at City College as a teacher/coordinator in 1974, teaching leadership and problem solving courses for San Diego Evening College. He moved on to Associate Dean, then became Dean for District Student...

City’s Jazz88.3 to get more power

Jamila Mosi

December 11, 2006

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By Jamila Mosi City Times What would flipping through the radio be if you didn't listen to some smoother music? What better station to listen to than one from your very own school? After a 12-year application process with the Federal Communications Commission, City College's radio station, 88.3 FM, KSDS, has been given permission to increase its power by the end of March. Congresswoman...

Student Health Services offering HIV testing again

Maria DeLorenzo

December 11, 2006

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By Maria DeLorenzo City Times Student Health Services is once again providing students with free and anonymous HIV testing every Monday at Student Health Services in Room A-116 from 1-4 p.m. Students can take an oral test (no needles) and return in one week to get confidential results. City College Student Health has partnered up once again with the Linda Vista Community...

Proposition N wins handily

Scott Landheer

November 13, 2006

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By SCOTT LANDHEER City Times Proposition N passed with 62 percent of the vote on Nov. 7. The bond measure to give the San Diego Community College District $870 million needed just 55 percent approval to pass, which was easily reached with a final tally of 114,499-69,216. Chancellor Constance Carroll was "absolutely thrilled" with the results. "It tells us how much the voters...

Phil Angelides holds forum at City College

Luis Bahena

November 13, 2006

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CITY TIMES STAFF REPORT It was five days before the election when Phil Angelides, current state treasurer, made a campaign stop to promote his candidacy for Democratic governor on Nov. 2 at City College. Accompanied by state Sen. Christine Kehoe and Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante, the Faculty Lounge adjacent to the cafeteria was filled with more than 100 students and community...

Anti-smoking art hits Gorton Quad Nov. 16

Maria DeLorenzo

November 13, 2006

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By MARIA DELORENZO City Times Every year smokers across the nation are encouraged to take part in the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November simply by quitting for the day or committing to smoking less. On Nov. 16, San Diego City College is supporting the event with the Chalk-It-Up Contest where students have the opportunity to...

Police see signs as step in the right direction

Rice, Chris

November 13, 2006

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By CHRIS RICE City Times Man's best friend is a student's worst nightmare for some enrolled at San Diego City College. Early morning and late evenings, residents of the Union Square condos on C street across from the Saville Theatre have been using City College campus to walk their dogs. Despite the efforts of campus police to educate the property managers that dog walking...

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