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Local college abruptly closes its doors on students

Local college abruptly closes its doors on students

March 8, 2019

The Art Institute of California-San Diego, closed its doors today, only days after alerting students and faculty.

Cost of college discussed by state superintendent hopeful

Cost of college discussed by state superintendent hopeful

October 10, 2018

Tony Thurmond, candidate for California state superintendent of public instruction, hosted a town hall meeting on the topic of college affordability at University of California San Diego on Oct. 4. 

Leading the Knights down court

Franchesca Walker

January 16, 2016

Filed under SPORTS

Experiencing a men’s basketball game in the Harry West Gym is exhilarating mixed with excitement as the team plays at a fast pace. It’s almost impossible to keep a steady eye on the ball as it travels through the court by players and lands into the 10 foot basket multiple times. For the past 12 years, Coach Mitch Charlens has led the men’s basketball team to infinite...

Going the extra mile

Denise White

December 15, 2015

Filed under SPORTS

At only 19 years old, Ishmael Fernandez is no ordinary student athlete at City College. Fernandez is currently a freshman cross-country runner who balances practice, working part-time and classes, taking an astonishing 22 units. Not only is Fernandez a busy student, he is also a successful cross-country runner after only starting in the summer. “He’s never ran before,...

New students gather for the 10th annual Student Success Conference

Heder Casas

December 2, 2015

Filed under NEWS

Students coming back from a long period off school or fresh from high school full of questions and concerns gathered at Harry West Gym on Nov. 20 for the 10th Student Success Conference, presented by the First Year Experience Program at San Diego City College. FYE is a program designed to help all the new students that are coming to City College by helping them set up and si...

Academic Skills workshops available for students

Kitzia Rodelo

December 2, 2015

Filed under NEWS

If you're interested in finding a way to sharpen your academic skills and help during the spring semester, stop by the Academic Skills Workshops at City College. A series of diverse workshops will be offered throughout the semester to help students become better learners and gain skills or enhance existing skills to achieve their academic goals. Each workshop is designed to ...

Perspective: Surviving on a student budget

Destiny Ortiz

November 24, 2015

Filed under OPINION

The next exam is the least of a student’s worries as other components of their lives become prominent like paying the monthly phone bill or rent. Sometimes what may seem like the cheapest option can actually become a financial burden.Enjoying a simple luxury like renting a movie can become a huge dent in a paycheck when the mind of a college student can barely remember ...

Study Hours: A tale of a two-year transfer

Katherine Salindayao-White

November 10, 2015

Filed under OPINION

As a senior in high school, counselors and teachers repeatedly tell you that you can easily transfer from community college to a university in two years. Sitting down at my first appointment with a City College counselor, I found that transferring in two years was not going to be that simple. My math and English placement scores weren’t deemed to be at a college lev...

Concurrent enrollment bill signed into law

Lauren J. Mapp

October 27, 2015

Filed under NEWS

Trustee Bernie Rhinerson announced that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 288 for Concurrent Enrollment during the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees meeting at San Diego Mesa College on Oct. 8. “Today, governor Brown signed AB 288, which is a long overdue revision to the concurrent enrollment law,” Rhinerson said during the meeting. “...

Study Hours: Lost in the sea of college life

Destiny Ortiz

October 27, 2015

Filed under OPINION

Starting school a semester later than my classmates from high school wasn't my ideal way to begin college. But being only one of the second generation in my family who did go to college put a lot of pressure on graduating from college in a timely manner.I didn't know who I could turn to when I finally figured out that the best option for me was to go to San Diego City Coll...

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