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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...

Recent crimes cause campus safety concern

Justine Schulz

October 15, 2015

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The lack of officers on campus has raised concerns from the Math Department faculty due to the recent crimes on campus. “I feel like they’re understaffed,” Carolyn Thomas of the Mathematics Department said. “I think there’s only so much the 34 officers can do. We have a huge district: Miramar, Mesa, here, Continuing Education. They’re on different sh...

Club Rush sees slow start

Club Rush sees slow start

October 14, 2015

It’s been a month since class has began at City College, and students are better familiarizing themselves with their professors, classmates, schedules...

Mental Health Counseling Center receives $272,000 grant

Katherine Salindayao-White

October 13, 2015

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San Diego City College’s Mental Health Counseling Center has been awarded $272,000.The Garret Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant will fund students suffering with mental illness. This includes helping the prevention of suicide and providing treatment. Garrett Lee Smith committed suicide in 2003 the day before his 22nd birthday. Although this was tragic for Garret̵...

‘Bring Zaphire home’

‘Bring Zaphire home’

September 29, 2015

“… We were going fast through the Carretera Tulum, then the motorcycle started moving around and that is when we flew (off),” explained Zaphire Alonso,...

Class section cancellations stir frustration

Class section cancellations stir frustration

September 29, 2015

San Diego City College faculty and students were dismayed as the fall semester started with the cancellation of 41 classes. The ensuing backlash persis...

Classes seeing static in RTVF department

Phoenix Webb

September 29, 2015

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Amid this semester's cancellation of classes, Communications Chair Laura Castañeda described what happened in her department as more than just cuts."We understand the district's logic that they would cancel a class that only had two or three students enrolled in it, it's just not feasible, you know, to have a class like that," Castañeda said in an interview. "So ...

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