December 2013

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Top 5 Christmas gifts on a budget

Don’t have a lot of cash to spend on a loved one this Christmas and refuse to try beating the crowds in the crazy malls?…


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Top 10 Christmas movies

Ring in the holiday season with a warm fire, hot cocoa, and a classic Christmas movie to get in the spirit. Here are some films…


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Honoring the dead, exploring cultural art

CITY COLLEGE STUDENTS MARKED the midpoint of fall semester with an interactive workshop at the Cultural Awareness Center.

As leaves changed colors and fell,local artist, activist and teacher Xico Gonzales led a classroom of more than 40 students in making papier mâché masks to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos.

“Other than the students coming here just to do art, we teach them the skills to create a community and come together,” says Gonzales. “Somebody will make a mask for someone who comes in
today, and then hopefully that person will turn around and teach someone else … so it’s all about creating a community.”

Student Rose Castaneda, liberalstudies major, also believes the annual event is a communal upbringing while teaching the community about Mexican and Latino culture.


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City Talk

Some outrageous, some hilarious, and some even brow-raising, City College students share their most memorable holiday moments.




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Top 5 christmas jingles of all time

The holidays are right around the corner. The Express has created a list of the top five Christmas songs that you can enjoy while stuck…


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Free Library Scans

Do you have a USB, and are you tired of spending 10 cents for a copy of a document? Now, students can scan directly to…