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District’s Dowd named to state funding oversight committee

District’s Dowd named to state funding oversight committee

February 5, 2019

A 12-member oversight committee has been assembled by California legislators to oversee and report back to state officials on the Student Centered Funding Formula. One of the members chosen to the committee is Dr. Bonnie Dowd, San Diego Community College District executive vice-chancellor of business and technology services.

State of California gambles with new funding formula

State of California gambles with new funding formula

September 25, 2018

The latest uproar to a financial decision has come from the community college system after the new funding formula was implemented without much research into its potential effects.

SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 It’s been 26 years since a lawsuit against the California Community College System forced the state’s two-year colleges to agree to s...

Around the world in 84 days

Heder Casas

December 15, 2015

Filed under LIFE

Have you always dreamed about traveling around the world and learning about new cultures? If your answer is yes, then studying abroad may be an option for you. San Diego City College “offers students the opportunity to study in different countries around the world in order to develop global competencies and to increase cultural awareness while making progress towards completion...

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...

No Gray Area Here

No Gray Area Here

May 21, 2015

“We’re agents of change …” Anyone riding a San Diego trolley who has seen the plastered-on ad knows that much about San Diego City College students....

Study Hours: The missing buzzer

David Pradel, Sports Editor

May 12, 2015

Filed under OPINION

Why is it that the community colleges, which have the word community in them, lack in bringing the community closer? You would think the athletics program at community colleges would offer something different for sports lovers in the community, but instead it seems as if it is pushed to the side and is belittled by the San Diego media outlets as they play watchdog for the...

City College sheds light on social justice

City College sheds light on social justice

April 21, 2015

Mayra Almaraz tearfully recounted how her ex-boyfriend is serving a life sentence for a botched robbery due to the three strikes law. Almaraz shared her...

Editorial: The costs of going to school

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under OPINION

There’s a great pressure for young adults to attend college and pursue a bachelor’s degree or higher. Oftentimes, one may be looked down upon for not working toward a degree and stereotyped as not doing anything with your life because of not going to school. However, attending college often means signing up for student loans that pay for tuition and other expenses while...

TAG: You can be it

Jennifer Ovalle

September 14, 2013

Filed under LIFE

The Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program exists free of charge and seeks to help community college students successfully transfer to participating University of California and California State University campuses. Students have the opportunity to be part of this program provided they set an academic plan with their counselors as well as meeting other requirements. UC requir...

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