Events

By | Online editor
Feb. 10

City College President Kathryn Jeffery invites everyone on campus to join her for heart healthy activity Feb. 11 at the launch of Come Walk with Me.

“Health experts say, ‘The faster, farther and more frequently you walk, the greater the benefits,’” said Jeffery in a Feb. 5 email. “And while walking together, we will build new connections while improving our health one step at a time.”

Come Walk with Me will launch Tuesday from 11:45-12:30 p.m., commencing at the south entrance of Hughes Stadium. Participants will enjoy light stretching, followed by a 20-minute walk. Water will be provided.

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Celebrate Black History Month
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Feb. 5

Ever wonder why Dr. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela are considered some of the greatest leaders in history?

The City College Cultural Awareness Center will host a panel discussion on who and what defines the iconic black leaders Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Student Center, noon–1:30 p.m.

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By | Staff Writer
Feb. 5

City College’s Cultural Awareness Center—CAC—will host an eight–person panel discussion Feb. 6 in celebration of Martin Luther King from noon–1:30 p.m. in the Student Center.

The topic for discussion will be asking the question, “By whose definition are Martin, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela considered great leaders?”

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Erotic City
By | Staff Writer
Jan. 31

City College brings a little naughty and a lot more to campus Feb. 10-13 with Sex⊕City, the region’s first-ever, four-day Sex Positive movement event.

Sex⊕City—pronounced Sex Positive City—seeks to educate and promote healthy ideas regarding sexuality in an educational environment through a week of stigma-free Sex Positive fun and events. Topics will range from safe sex to issues such as stereotypes in mainstream media and body image.

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‘Ask Emily’ columnist to talk Obamacare 12-9 at Sac State
By | Staff Writer
Dec. 9, 2013

Emily Bazar, a senior writer for USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Reporting and Obamacare expert, will be giving a lecture for those concerned with the new healthcare at Sacramento State University in the CSUS Ballroom today at 6:30pm.

Like many Americans, Bazar understands this new law is long and confusing and plans to talk about and answer any questions concerning what students need to know about the new bill.

Bazar writes a weekly column for the Center for Health and Reporting called “Ask Emily”, where she takes three questions sent to her about Obamacare and answers them in a simple and understandable manner.

Although she said she understands that every individual’s case is different, her goal is to broaden the general knowledge of Obamacare while working with attendees to answer any question they may have. She will also be around after the lecture to attempt to answer more specific questions to the best of her ability.

The event is sponsored by Sacramento State University, The Sacramento Bee, USC Price, Capital Public Radio, and The Center for Health Reporting.

Admission to the event is free, and is open to the public; parking is also free in Parking Structure II.

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By | Staff Writer
Dec. 4, 2013

Four City College Music Department’s faculty wowed the crowd when they played to an almost full crowd at a noon concert in the Little Theater.

Host and adjunct professor Nancy Salerno Lower called the concert “a journey through musical history.”

Quite the journey it was as each pianist played his or her selected pieces to what sounded like perfection.  The approximate 40-minute concert featured pieces by famous composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt and Victor Young, as well as two self-composed pieces by faculty members Reggie Graham and Richard Clinger.

Lower began the show with Bach, giving a brief background about the composer and the choice of music.  Each one of the pianists gave the audience some related information on the music and composer they played.

Virginia Electra was the second faculty pianist. She played a piece from Chopin’s “Nocturne In C Minor Opus 48 No. 1.”

Clinger, who has been at City College since 1980, was the third in the line of performers. He played two pieces of music. The first was a piece by 19th century composer Liszt, followed by Clinger’s own work “Impromptu” which he composed at 16 years old.

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Run to Feed the Hungry 11-28
By | Staff Writer
Nov. 20, 2013

What better way to start Thanksgiving morning than with a run or walk around the streets of Sacramento and helping those in need on this holiday.

Run to Feed the Hungry will take place on the morning of Nov. 28; rain or shine, come run or walk or 5K or 10K. All proceeds benefit Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.

The race begins on “J” street, west of the entrance to the Sacramento State campus and runs through the tree-lined streets of East Sacramento.

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Art Court Theatre host’s fundraiser Nov.7
By | Staff Writer
Nov. 6, 2013

Lights, Cameras, new seating, oh my!

Time to spruce up Land Park’s historic amphitheater but organizers need your help!

City College’s Art Court Theatre will host a fundraising event for the historic Land Park amphitheater rehabilitation on Nov. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.

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By | A&E Editor
Nov. 6, 2013

Ruben Llamas, author of the memoir “Eye From the Edge”, will be at City College’s Student Center on Nov. 7 from noon to 1 p.m. Ruben Llamas is the father of Steven Llamas, a Los Rios Facilities Management employee, who will be introducing him.

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Got a taste for culture?
By | Staff Writer
Nov. 4, 2013

The International Studies LC Program & Cultural Awareness Center will be hosting authors Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt of “The Gaza Kitchen”, a cookbook that features Palestinian culinary delights such as Rumaniyya, dagga, and ujjit Zahra, ON OCT. 31. Rodda Hall North 258

El-Haddad, a Pal and Schmitt are currently on a book tour of California and will be stopping by City College in the Cultural Awareness Center from noon-1 p.m. El-Haddad is a blogger and author of “Gaza Mom” and Schmitt is a researcher; both work as journalists and media activists.

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