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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,"...

City College stands with Umpqua

City College stands with Umpqua

October 15, 2015

About 200 of San Diego City College’s faculty, staff and students gathered for a moment of silence for the victims of the Umpqua Community College sh...

Editorial: Prioritizing campus safety

Angelica Wallingford

October 14, 2015

Filed under OPINION

On Oct. 1, Christopher Harper-Mercer fatally shot nine people and injured nine others in a rage-filled attack on Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. With this event still very fresh in everyone’s mind, it begs the questions: What if this happens at San Diego City College? Are students, staff and faculty prepared? Is there a plan? Memories of evacuation and...

Editorial: Dignity in both life and death

Torrey Spoerer

November 18, 2014

Filed under OPINION

Earlier this year, a 29-year-old California woman named Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor and told by doctors that the cancer would most likely end her life in six months. After receiving the news, Maynard decided that she had no intention to allow the cancer to control how she lived or died. “After months of research, my family and I reached...

Legal euthanasia can cause more suffering

Richard Lomibao

November 18, 2014

Filed under OPINION

Imagine someone chronically suffering from a disease that makes him or her feel like dying. If they were given the option, how often would they choose to stay? Say they decide to take their chances and choose their own death. Either they don’t see much improvement with Westernized medicine or they decide suffering is not worth it. It becomes their right, they can own i...

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