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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...

Doctors Without Borders surgeon visits City College

Shaynna Castro

April 5, 2010

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Doctors Without Borders surgeon Sandra Freiwald came to San Diego City College March 22 to share her experiences in Liberia in 2007. During her presentation, she showed a picture slideshow displaying the many ailments and issues the people of Liberia face. The slide show continued to present the challenges Doctors Without Borders medical team faced when serving these civil-...

Attempted RTVC thefts remain a mystery

Tom Andrew

April 5, 2010

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The Radio and Television Communications Department has faced attempted thefts over the last few semesters, most recently during the week of March 22, raising a number of questions that no one seems to be able to answer. According to Professor John Hildebrand, the tape editing room was locked when he left the night before March 22. The next morning Professor Laura Castaneda...

Photojournalist shares experiences with students

Ernesto Lopez

April 5, 2010

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Colombian freelance photojournalist Pablo Serrano spoke to students in the Saville Theatre on March 15 about the human rights situation in his native country during a presentation put on by the City College World Cultures Program. During the event, Serrano also showed a variety of his photos taken in Colombia. "Over 60 percent of the Colombian population (lives in) poverty,"...

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