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President Candidate Omar Miyazaki’s Statement

Omar Miyazaki and Omar Miyazaki

May 3, 2010

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Now, as in times in the past, a sturdy wall has arisen in our path. Life as a student incorporates not only the difficulty of long hours of grueling school work, but also a constant juggle between the multitude of responsibilities including work, family and friends, and a constant pressure from the admirable goals we have set to achieve. San Diego City College is the institute...

captions of girl

Gabriel Roberts

April 19, 2010

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GIRL WITH THIGH TATTOO Carmen Dokter, 21, photography major. Her leg tattoo was done at Tat2feind. "Im from Texas. Its a connect the dots of the texas long horns. SAME GIRL BUT WITH RIB Description of tattoo: received on her 18th birthday, the tatooo was her first.

Board of Trustees discuss issues at Miramar College

Nick Moone

April 19, 2010

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The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees traveled to San Diego Miramar College on March 25 for their bi-monthly meeting. Throughout the year, the board visits each of the three SDCCD campuses as well as Continuing Education. This was the final stop of the four scheduled. Chancellor Constance M. Carroll described the purpose of the change in venue. "Once...

A FAULT RUNS THROUGH IT

Mark Rivera and Dan Berger

April 19, 2010

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Earthquakes have been on the minds of many students and faculty since the 7.2 earthquake struck this past Easter Sunday. Luckily, the quake occurred while classes were not in session. However, there are many students and faculty that ask themselves what should be done if an earthquake strikes while classes are in session. This question has also come to the mind of English...

SIFE offers tips to eat healthy on a budget

Brittany Johnson

April 19, 2010

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San Diego City College's Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) hosted a financial management workshop on April 13, which offered insight into eating healthy on a budget to the students and staff on campus. Guests included Nutrition Coordinator from Network for Healthy California Dr. Gloria Sotelo and her assistant with a bachelor's degree in nutrition Ana Goins-Ramirez. Sotelo...

City College professor says we are on shaky ground

John Balchak

April 19, 2010

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The Easter day earthquake that shook Southern California and Northern Baja was a wake up call for many in the area who hadn't considered the danger, but City College professor Lisa Chaddock has spent much of her professional life getting ready for such an event. Chaddock, a geology instructor at City and Cuyamaca Colleges, is a life-long resident of San Diego and has studied...

Campus park is hot spot for drugs

Ricky Soltero

April 19, 2010

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Recent marijuana related activities at San Diego City College have caused some concern among students and staff according to City College officials. The alleged marijuana consumption has been taking place in the park located in front of the Learning Resource Center with students and non-students taking part in the presumed activities. "The park has always been a popular spot...

City Times staff wins awards at state journalism convention

John Balchak

April 19, 2010

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Members of the City Times staff won six awards during this year's statewide Journalism Association of Community Colleges convention that took place at the Wilshire Grand in Los Angeles from April 8-10. The convention consisted of workshops, contests and social events. Competitions included on-the-spot creations and mail-in entries in writing, photography, illustrations...

Language Day Festival returns

Jennifer Manalili

April 19, 2010

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In conjunction with San Diego City College's World Cultures Program, the Language Department will be hosting the annual Language Day festival April 28; the event starts at 10 a.m. at the Gorton Quad. The festival was created to celebrate cultures and countries represented on campus, and to offer insight into diversity. The day will offer many forms of entertainment for those...

Tips on catastrophe preparedness

Ernesto Lopez

April 19, 2010

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Although the recent 7.2 earthquake centered in Baja California did not cause disaster, local safety authorities are encouraging families to be prepared for a major catastrophe. Yvette Urrea Moe, the public information officer for county emergency services, said it's important for families to have a disaster plan, have a safety kit and stay informed of disasters throughout...

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