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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...

Campus Equity Week returns to City College

Phoenix Webb

November 9, 2015

Campus Equity Week came to San Diego City College for the second year on Oct. 26, although it was not posted in the online calendar for the campus.The event was created to bring awareness to students, faculty and administration about the salary disparity between full time faculty and part time faculty. The equity issue is a national issue.All last week, letters to Gov. Jerry ...

Concurrent enrollment bill signed into law

Lauren J. Mapp

October 27, 2015

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. “...

The benefits of equality – San Diego Campus Equity Week seeks equality in pay for part-time and full-time instructors

Phoenix Webb

November 18, 2014

A letter campaign was conducted at City College Oct. 30 to appeal to Gov. Jerry Brown for equal pay between adjunct staff and full-time faculty equal work performed. In partnership with the American Federation of Teachers Union, Arnie Schoenberg, Jose Rodriguez and Lisa Chaddock manned tables for Campus Equity Week, Oct. 27-31, asking passersby on campus to sign letters to be sen...

Health Services tracks Ebola concerns

Phoenix Webb

November 18, 2014

Student Health Services at San Diego City College is being proactive in preparing for anyone presenting symptoms of the Ebola virus. “We do have a protocol that we’ve instituted in the clinic and for working with the campus. Identifying a possible patient and medically working with that patient to assist for the best outcome. We would call San Diego Public Health and...

Editorial: California says ‘no thanks’ to plastic bags

Torrey Spoerer

October 28, 2014

Ever since its invention in the mid 1960s by Swedish engineer Sten Gustaf Thulin, plastic bags were embraced by American shoppers as convenient, easily disposable one-time carryalls. That’s all about to change though for Californians statewide, after State Gov. Jerry Brown approved and signed State Bill SB-270 on Sept. 23. Starting in July 2015, large grocery stores, p...

Bachelor’s degrees may become a possibility at City

Phoenix Webb

October 14, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill-850 Sept. 29, a bill that will allow two year public colleges to offer students the chance to obtain baccalaureates — or bachelor's degrees.“This is landmark legislation that is a game changer for California’s higher education system and our workforce preparedness," Sen. Marty Block said in a press release from his offic...

Rehabilitation over jail time

Michelle Moran

December 18, 2013

Governor Jerry Brown recently denied a bill that would allow charges such as simple drug possession to be treated as a misdemeanor as opposed to a felony. Around 10,000 people a year are convicted of drug possession felonies in California alone, yet the passing of this bill could have reduced prison and jail overcrowding in California. As of now, California prisons remain over...

Jerry Brown loves prisons

Torrey Spoerer

November 18, 2013

California Proposition 30 was originally approved as a crucial step towards fixing our financially drained public educational system by funding schools with newly implemented taxes. As of this fall, however, the measure may now be warped into a means of draining state resources away from education and into the prison-industrial complex.Governor Jerry Brown and his California-ub...

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