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City Times earns recognition from professionals

Shane Finneran

October 25, 2010

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A four-reporter team from City College - Mark Rivera, Dan Berger, John Balchak and Ernesto Lopez - won an award for enterprising reporting at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges' Southern California conference. The student journalists published articles studying their campus's vulnerability to earthquake faults. "It was a series of stories in one issue last spring...

City College participates in Great California Shake Out

Ernesto Lopez

October 25, 2010

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Drop, cover and hold on. San Diego City College was hit with a pretend earthquake on Oct. 21 at 10:21 a.m. As part of the 2010 Great California Shake Out, City College participated in this statewide drill in which all schools, organizations and families were encouraged to participate. The Learning Resource Center (LRC) and classrooms in the building were evacuated during...

Domestic violence forum examines relationships

Angella d'Avignon and Mark Rivera

October 25, 2010

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"I feel like we should talk about what happened to Diana," professor Kelly Mayhew said, as she addressed the crowd of students gathered at Saville Theatre on Oct. 21 to join "We Are Diana: A Forum on Domestic Violence" put together by the on-campus Visionary Feminists Club. Mayhew, along with Naomi Santa Cruz, a survivor of domestic abuse and the creator of the Visionary Feminists...

All About the RAZA

Sidney Bryant and Sidney Bryant

October 25, 2010

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Several City College clubs and organizations hosted the annual Dia de la Raza event on Oct. 12 at the Gorton Quad. A celebration of the Hispanic heritage of Latin America, Dia de la Raza brings into it ethnic and cultural influences making it distinctive. It is typically celebrated in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Honduras, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Uruguay. "It is...

VIDEO: Vigil for Diana Gonzalez

Eamon Long

October 25, 2010

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On Oct. 12 Diana Gonzalez, a student at San Diego City College, was found dead in a school bathroom. On Oct. 14 a candlelight vigil was held in her honor at the Gorton Quad at City College. Report by Newscene's Eamon Long. ...

VIDEO: Diana Gonzalez is laid to rest

Alex Miller Pastore

October 25, 2010

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Nineteen-year-old Diana Gonzalez was found dead on the campus Oct. 12. She was laid to rest the following Monday, Oct. 18. An account has been set up to help with funeral expenses and a scholarship for the 10-month-old daughter that survived Gonzalez. Donations can be made out to the San Diego City College Foundation; 1313 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA. 92191 Perla Batalla generously...

President and scientist

Carlos Maia

October 25, 2010

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Two-day rape prevention training to be offered at City College

Ernesto Lopez

October 25, 2010

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A women-only self defense class will be offered for free at City College on Oct. 30 and Nov. 6 by the San Diego Community College District Police Department. Sgt. Diana Medero said the 12-hour course called Rape Aggression Defense Systems (RAD) is a program that teaches awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance and will be taught by nationally certified instructors....

Associated Students Government holds drive to benefit the homeless

Jessica Potochniak

October 25, 2010

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For the first week of November, City College's Associated Students Government is holding a blanket, clothing and shoe drive called Embrace the Streets that will benefit the homeless. Students, faculty and staff, as well as community members, are asked to make donations starting Nov. 1 in room D 106 between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. ASG representative Isis-Mubutu Aguilar said...

Man arrested in Financial Aid Office

Fernando Yates

October 25, 2010

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A former City College student was arrested Oct. 18 on campus at the Financial Aid Office for illegal possession of a weapon, campus police said. Campus police were called on the scene after a financial aid attendant noticed the former student Donald Conner was exposing himself, said Sgt. Lou Zizzo. Police were called at 10:50 a.m. Upon searching him, police said they found...

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