Events

A sign of the Cultural Awareness Center.
By | Staff Writer
Oct. 22

As part of the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the City College Cultural Awareness Center will host a workshop on the subject Friday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The workshop’s goal is to explore the pain of abuse and to provide resources in the community to help victims survive, cope, heal and grow, according to Tamara Knox of the Cultural Awareness Center.

The workshop will create an environment to discuss healthy relationships for both men and women who may have experienced

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A telescope from the City College Observatory.
By | Staff Writer
Oct. 22

There will be a partial solar eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

“For a partial [solar eclipse], it’s interesting to see something blocking the sun,” said City College astronomy coordinator and professor of astronomy Liam McDaid.

Students can view the eclipse through an h-alpha telescope and a sunspotter at the Mohr Hall courtyard.

McDaid said the peak of the eclipse will occur at about 3:15 p.m. when the sun will be about 40 percent blocked.

The h-alpha telescope has a special filter that allows

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Death and marriage
By | Guest Writer
Oct. 21

The media are obsessed with missing and/or murdered wives. Every year there seems to be some sort of scandal of a bored housewife killing her child or a disloyal husband killing his loyal pregnant wife, therefore technically killing two people.

In high-profile female murder cases, the news media tend to bring the most focus on the victim’s story. The film “Gone Girl”, however, focuses on the side of the disloyal husband. Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) is a struggling writer who is having an affair with one of his students. His wife is Amy Dunne (Rosamond Pike), who is rich because she is the inspiration of her parent’s children’s book franchise based on a her childhood.

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Turning away from ‘good’ violence
By | Staff Writer
Oct. 21

Israeli American poet and activist Moriel Rothman-Zecher visited City College Oct. 1 to share several personal stories that helped influence his current outspoken activism to help end the war in Palestine.

To an audience of students and faculty members assembled in the Cultural Awareness Center, Rothman-Zecher first described when he was 9 years old in Ohio. A fierce act in defending a friend from being bullied instilled in him a mentality of ‘good violence:’ using violence to stop another act of violence or injustice happening in the world.

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Food, music and bargains
By | Staff Writer
Oct. 21

The Student Leadership and Development’s Fall Arts and Crafts Faire will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 21, and will go through Thursday, Oct. 23, and run all day on both days.

“SLD’s goal for the faire is to raise funds for future campus life activities at SCC,” said Christopher Torres, Student Affairs specialist. “SLD also hopes to offer the campus community great bargains from the vendors, good food, and entertainment during this three-day event.”

Over 30 regional vendors will be selling arts and crafts in the Quad. Old Tyme Kernel Co., The Big Iguana, Egyptian Art, Coraza Crafts, Native Inka, Sacramento County Voter Registration, Covered California and Mary Kay Cosmetics are some of the vendors that will be present.

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Former City College coach honored in tournament
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Oct. 8

For the second year in a row, the longtime City College golf tournament setfor Oct. 9 at Bing Maloney Golf Course in Sacramento bears its new name.

City College women’s golf coach Tim Kiernan said he decided to change the name of the tournament from Sutter town Classic as a way to honor the founder of City College’s golf team, Jan High.

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By | Staff Writer
Oct. 1

City College is hosting more than 20 of its clubs Thursday, Oct. 2, in the quad.

“It’s a good way to get involved, the clubs are really diverse,” says Annalea Padilla of Student Leadership and Development.

Performances are to be held by City College’s three dance teams: cheer, jazz and stomp. There will also be musical and poetic performances by students and a traditional dance by the Polynesian Connection Club.

The performances will take place between the club roll-call on stage, where

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Hispanic Heritage Month: 2 days with Lourdes Pérez
By | Staff Writer
Oct. 1

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Puerto Rican composer Lourdes Pérez will perform in concert Oct. 2 and lead a songwriting workshop Oct. 3.

Pérez, a well-known contemporary recording artist, songwriter, composer, arranger, poet, contralto vocalist and acoustic guitarist, will play a free concert in the Performing Arts Complex, room 106, Thursday from noon to 1 p.m.

“If you haven’t heard Lourdes sing, you should” said Annette D’armata, a long time colleague of Pérez. “I think when one person sings, it’s not just about that one person. When Lourdes sings, she brings

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Israeli-American activist speaks out against Israel at City College
By | Staff Writer
Sept. 30

Israeli-American activist, writer and poet Moriel Rothman-Zecher will be speaking out against the current occupation of Gaza and share his previous experiences living in Israel at City College’s Cultural Awareness Center Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 1:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

“He comes to us because he is part of a national tour,” said Riad Bahhur, history professor and coordinator of City College’s International Studies Program. “Sometimes we hear from local organizations that we have relationships with, like the Sacramento Peace

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