Events

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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Canned goods for salon services
By | Staff Writer
Sept. 30

It’s not uncommon for average college students to “trim the fat” off their budgets as soon as a new school semester begins.

Little things like a night out or regularly getting a good haircut or manicure starts to fall to the wayside, as other things like textbooks and parking passes start to take their place.

But if you can afford a can of traditional spaghetti sauce, which only costs $1.02 at Target, you can treat yourself to a fresh manicure or haircut from the cosmetology students at City College.

The cosmetology school at City College

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Students consider transfer opportunities
By | Editor-in-Chief
Sept. 27

The City College Transfer Center hosted its 19th annual Transfer Day Sept. 22 on the quad with over 60 universities in attendance. Students were able to browse materials and meet with representatives from various institutions across the country.

Victoria Sanderson said she was encouraged by a counselor to window-shop the different schools while she was sitting in the Student Center during her lunch break.

“I really was surprised to find a school with exactly what I was interested in,” said Sanderson, who is considering a future career in publishing. “I have been before, and they usually don’t have the major I am interested in.”

From California universities to New York art and film schools, the annual event offered students a chance to explore educational opportunities they may not have otherwise considered, according to the Transfer Center.

For more information regarding transferring and educational planning, visit the Transfer Center’s website at www.scc.losrios.edu/transfercenter or call at (916) 558-2181.

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City College goes Beyond the Dream
By | Staff Writer
Sept. 23

City College welcomes back Alianza’s 2nd Annual Beyond the Dream Conference. The Dream Conference will be held in the Student Center here at City College on Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Beyond the Dream Conference is an outreach conference for undocumented high school students, known as DREAMERS, created by college students.

“[The conference is a way to] give back to our community because we know that information needs to be shared,” said City College Learning Resource

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Transfer Day takes over City College next Monday
By | Staff Writer
Sept. 20

City College’s 19th annual Transfer Day is coming up, and the Transfer Center is expecting a record-breaking number of colleges to attend from throughout the country.

Transfer Day will occupy the entire quad Monday, Sept. 22.

“The main function of the Transfer Day is to really give students as much exposure as possible to as many colleges and universities,” said Shannon Giley, Transfer Center director.

“We actually provide them with a list of questions that they can talk to the different colleges with,” Giley said. “They can ask the questions that they have on the questionnaire, and to really get some insight [into] the schools about their admissions, their GPA requirements, their unit requirements, application deadlines and so forth.”

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