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Cancellations cause student frustrations

Justine Schulz

October 27, 2015

Filed under NEWS

One of the tasks a college student faces before the beginning of each semester is the strategic planning of their class schedule. Each student must log onto Reg-e to fulfill the task of choosing and registering for the classes they need. Due to budget cuts and low enrollment, 41 classes were cancelled this semester at San Diego City College. Students who were caught in this ...

Pro: cancelling classes is nothing personal, it’s just business

Denise White

October 27, 2015

Filed under OPINION

As the new school semester began, students looked forward to getting the classes they needed to transfer to a four-year university. Unfortunately, it appeared that many major and general education classes had to be cancelled this semester, which a lot of students weren’t too pleased about. How are students supposed to get their degrees and move on to a university when comm...

Perspective: In favor of the arts

Destiny Ortiz

October 13, 2015

Filed under OPINION

The disappearance of art classes might not make much of an impact for some, but for others it might just be the end of the world. Why are art classes considered insignificant to the core learning standards that students recognize today? The emphasis is more on taking the required classes such as math and English. Reasons behind this are because of the No Child Left Behind Ac...

Class section cancellations stir frustration

Class section cancellations stir frustration

September 29, 2015

San Diego City College faculty and students were dismayed as the fall semester started with the cancellation of 41 classes. The ensuing backlash persis...

Classes seeing static in RTVF department

Phoenix Webb

September 29, 2015

Filed under NEWS

Amid this semester's cancellation of classes, Communications Chair Laura Castañeda described what happened in her department as more than just cuts."We understand the district's logic that they would cancel a class that only had two or three students enrolled in it, it's just not feasible, you know, to have a class like that," Castañeda said in an interview. "So ...

Spring Classes risk getting ax

Paola Garcia, Life & Arts Editor

December 9, 2014

Filed under NEWS

San Diego City College has seen better times. While new buildings rise left and right and state-of-the-art gadgets fill the new spaces, the reality is that these new spaces are lacking a vital component: students. Numbers point to a decline in enrollment in the past few years. In the past four years, the college is looking at a 7 percent drop during spring semesters and...

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