City Times

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...

Going the extra mile

Denise White

December 15, 2015

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

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...

A decade of publishing San Diego’s literary community

Rutger Rosenborg

November 10, 2015

“I am not alone,” Kelly Mayhew says. She stops typing on her keyboard, allowing the light percussion of keystrokes to dissipate into the gentle background music hovering around the room. “I’m part of the San Diego Writers Collective.” After forming the San Diego Writers Collective in 2003, Mayhew co-founded City Works Press at San Diego City College in 2005. She...

Study Hours: A tale of a two-year transfer

Katherine Salindayao-White

November 10, 2015

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...

English Center hosts multiple workshops

Richard Valentin

November 9, 2015

The English Center located in room L-209 at San Diego City College is hosting multiple workshops for various English related subjects for students seeking help this semester.“The workshops are open to all students,” says Wendy Castellanos, a tutor senior at the English Center. "No appointment needed, just walk on in.” The semester is reaching an end but th...

Study Hours: Lost in the sea of college life

Destiny Ortiz

October 27, 2015

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...

Perspective: In favor of the arts

Destiny Ortiz

October 14, 2015

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...

Woman on a mission – Professor advocates for everyone to have access to higher education

Woman on a mission – Professor advocates for everyone to have access to higher education

May 2, 2014

Professor Laurel Corona is an accomplished scholar, award-winning novelist and globe-trotter but her true passion is to advocate for every student to get a...

The news site of San Diego City College
English