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New year, new semester, new buildings at City College

New year, new semester, new buildings at City College

January 28, 2019

School is back in session at San Diego City College and the rest of the San Diego Community College District schools today. Approximately 64,000 are expected at City College, San Diego Mesa College and Miramar College, according to a district news release.

Websites promote City College restrooms for sexual encounters

Collette Carroll

May 11, 2016

Filed under NEWS

Three websites are promoting two men’s bathrooms at City College as hot spots for anonymous sexual encounters. An observation of one of those bathrooms last week indicated that at least one such encounter had occurred there in an hour-long period. Campus police said they are regularly patrolling the bathrooms at City College and Mesa College, which is also promoted o...

How basketball changed my life

Denise White

April 28, 2016

Filed under OPINION

I was only 9 the first time I played basketball. I was a shy kid and my parents encouraged me to try something new. Back then, I wasn't that good but I knew for sure that I wanted to get better.After my first season of playing in a recreational league, my dad got me a basketball hoop for the driveway. He got a legit hoop that was cemented in the ground. Everyday I practiced. Dr...

San Diego Community College District campuses win 2016 Military Friendly award

Rutger Rosenborg

November 24, 2015

Filed under NEWS

All of the San Diego Community College District’s campuses were recognized as 2016 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business that surveys the most military friendly employers and schools in the nation. San Diego City College, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego Miramar College and San Diego Continuing Education were all awarded the distinction on...

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. “...

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...

Recent crimes cause campus safety concern

Justine Schulz

October 15, 2015

Filed under NEWS

The lack of officers on campus has raised concerns from the Math Department faculty due to the recent crimes on campus. “I feel like they’re understaffed,” Carolyn Thomas of the Mathematics Department said. “I think there’s only so much the 34 officers can do. We have a huge district: Miramar, Mesa, here, Continuing Education. They’re on different sh...

Study Hours: No longer fast or furious

Mike Madriaga

October 13, 2015

Filed under OPINION

Back in the 1990s, when I was pursuing my business management degree, I had already opened my second business. It was a time where I would attend Mesa College, sit in class, and my cell would blow up from incoming phone orders via my old website, www.TeamPrototype.com (circa 1999-2005). I owned a mail-order company and was selling car-parts that I would manufacture. At the time, fibergl...

Cross country teams test the course

Cross country teams test the course

September 30, 2015

Tecolote Shores Cross Country SoCal Preview.Men and women cross country athletes from Southern California community colleges met on Sept. 19 at Tecolo...

Study Hours: The missing buzzer

David Pradel, Sports Editor

May 11, 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...

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