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Sports Complex Reopens

Vanessa Gomez

February 8, 2010

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Black and red balloons waved near the entrance of the P building during its grand re-opening Feb. 4 on Park Blvd. Renamed the Health, Exercise Science and Athletics Building, Kathy McGinnis, Dean of Athletics joined fellow faculty members to open the doors of this completely renovated state-of-the-art building. City College President Terry Burgess also joined the festivities...

BEAT Club Occupies Gov’s Office

John Balchak

February 8, 2010

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As part of the ongoing backlash against cuts in education funding, City College students occupied Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's local office on Jan. 4. While supporters outside held a large sign declaring the government building "Occupied", nine members of the student organization BEAT (Bringing Education and Activism Together) made their way to the 6th floor where the Governor's...

Club Rush revamped

Margarita Martinez

February 8, 2010

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Club Rush will be different this semester. It will now be a two-day event held on Feb. 9 and 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gorton Quad. Most of the new attractions will occur on Feb. 10. Radio station 91.X will be present to give away prizes and play music at noon. There will also be vendor tables set up with part of the proceeds going to a Haiti Fund. One of the changes...

Students donate blood on campus

Evonne Ermey

February 8, 2010

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The San Diego Bloodmobile, painted in gradating hues of purple green and yellow, took residence in Gorton Quad Jan 27 inviting City students to step inside and donate blood for the greater good. The Bloodmobile saw a steady flow of traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. rotating the student body from the folding chairs outside, where they patiently filled out paperwork, to the beds...

City College to March on The Governor’s Office

Mark Rivera

February 8, 2010

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City College to March on The Governor's Office By Mark Rivera City Times The San Diego City College campus will be participating in the March 4th National Call for a Day of Action. In response to the budget cuts, the state-wide event has been organized to promote awareness of the wide-ranging affects the cuts have brought upon all levels of the California educational...

Senate Seeks Aid for Haiti

Ernesto Lopez

February 8, 2010

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City College's Classified Senate is raising money to support Doctor's Without Borders medical relief efforts. The senate is asking the campus community to donate $1 per person. According to their Web site, Doctors Without Borders is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971. Today, they provide aid in nearly 60...

H1N1 vaccine arrives

Brittany Johnson

December 7, 2009

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"Aaaaachooo," someone sneezes right behind you in class. You wonder if they just passed whatever they had on to you. They sneeze again. Allergies? Cold? Swine Flu? As the holiday season approaches, your nose starts to run, and your debating whether or not to get your flu shot. Symptoms for one diagnosis are often the same for others. Without proper medical attention, it can...

SOS group fights back

Pamela Vonfriesen

December 7, 2009

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The Save Our Schools coalition is a consolidation of various campus organizations and clubs working together to give a voice to community college students in response to California's education budget cuts on education. "SOS is here to encourage California legislators to provide alternatives to cutting programs for the poor, as they have in the last year," Sidney Martinez,...

DSPS affected by budget cuts

Brennan MaClean

December 7, 2009

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With a projected budget cut of 54 percent for the spring, City campus Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) are being forced to cut back on federally mandated services and will possibly fall out of compliance. Through accommodations ranging from adapted computer equipment and assistive listening devices to talking calculators, DSPS offers assistance to address and...

Region X protests budget cuts

John Balchak

December 7, 2009

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"Crisis level" is the term City College Professor Jim Miller used to describe the situation in California's public colleges. He was one of the leaders representing a conglomeration of education unions, boards and student organizations who held a press conference and rally in objection to looming cuts in funding to the California Community College system. The Region X student...

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