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MS elevators called ‘towers of terror’

MS elevators called ‘towers of terror’

October 4, 2016

Some students blamed the faulty “Tower of Terror” elevators in the Math and Social Sciences (MS) Building for being tardy or sweaty for a few days last month. Since early the morning on Sept...

Safety classes now in session

Safety classes now in session

October 29, 2015

“Every single shooter had an accuracy rate of 50 percent, now we have trained police officers and snipers and they (sometimes) can’t make it 50 percent,"...

‘Tower of terror?’: San Diego City College students and teachers say they have experienced their own scream ride in MS elevator

Nowell Montejo, Co-Arts & Features Editor

March 24, 2015

Picture this: you’re riding an elevator with friends and strangers alike, when all of a sudden, you freefall for what feels like an eternity until the elevator stops. You’re screaming throughout the whole ordeal, then everything returns to normal as if nothing happened. This is a sensation that is commonplace when riding the “Tower of Terror” ride at Disney’s California...

Embarking on the future of education

Phoenix Webb

March 24, 2015

San Diego City College hosted the Mexican American Business and Professional Association's monthly luncheon meeting March 13 in the Corporate Education Center, located on the first floor of the MS building. “It's all about how can we collaborate better across the board. And how can we do a better job in terms of building our workforce development system thinking about thi...

Parking still an issue for students

Torrey Spoerer

February 24, 2015

Rachel Kennett, a 29-year-old visual arts student, walks to the V building garage, where she and many other students usually find some of the only available parking spots on the campus. “The MS building is usually pretty full, but the V building’s not that bad,” said Kennett. According to data from the district’s parking program, City College has 1,15...

A forensic insight

A forensic insight

November 18, 2014

Death is a touchy subject and rarely something anyone deals with on a frequent basis. That is unless you happen to be Doug Wyler, a forensic anthropologist...

City College construction continues

Allison Browne

March 12, 2013

City College recently completed the construction of the new Math and Social Sciences building. Tom Fine, campus project manager, said, "It was a really smooth process. It was the first [building] that went through with a design-build process."Design-build means instead of the building being designed, then bid on by construction teams, it was built by the same team that desi...

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