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College awarded green donation

Ricky Soltero

October 11, 2010

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San Diego City College received a $25,000 donation from the Sempra Energy Foundation on Sept. 16 scholarships for students enrolled in green job related courses. "The grants will help educate community college students in environmental sustainability and prepare them for careers in green job fields." Jessie J. Knight, Jr., executive vice president of external affairs for...

City College student believed to have been killed on campus

Heric Rubio and Ernesto Lopez

October 11, 2010

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San Diego City College student Diane Gonzalez, 19, was found dead on campus in the M building men's restroom around 10 p.m. on Oct. 12, college President Terrence Burgess confirmed. San Diego City Police officials have have also confirmed that Gonzalez was indeed slain. Although, a motive has not been determined Burgess said it appears to be a domestic violence situation...

Safety e-mail to City College Community

Fernando Yates

October 11, 2010

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"Dear City College Student, You have no doubt heard about the unfortunate loss of a student on the City College campus Tuesday evening. We would like to assure you that this was not a random attack. We would like to remind you that the safety of our students is our highest priority. Rest assured that City College has a strong safety record as an urban campus in a major...

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...

No radio transmission in new police station

Ryan Johnson

September 27, 2010

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The new campus police substation, located in the Career Technology Center, or V building on 16th and C, will remain unoccupied, according to campus police Sgt. Lou Zizzo. "We have an issue with our radio reception," Zizzo said. "Until we have this squared away we are going to be in this office here (in T-211)." Police were scheduled to move to their new station upon completion...

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...

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