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Gov. Jerry Brown to visit SCC 10-18

City College’s Art Court Theatre Courtyard will host Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, Oct. 18, at noon for a speech about Proposition 30 and…


City College student, Tamara Knox, survivor of domestic violence for 8 years, speaks to women at the domestic violence event in spring of 2012 and will part of this semester's domestic violence workshop on Oct. 19 held in the Cultural Awareness Center. Tony Wallin | wallintony@yahoo.com

CAC to host domestic violence workshop

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and in keeping with its mission to host events informative and important events for the student community and the community at large, the City College Cultural Awareness Center will host a workshop on stopping violence.

The event will take place on Oct. 19 from


A man standing in front of the Cultural Awareness Center sign.

War protestor, author informs students on foreign policy

City College’s Cultural Awareness Center and International Studies Program hosted Richard Becker, a noted war protester, author, commentator and central organizer of several West Coast anti-war protests over the war in Afghanistan and Iraq, who spoke on foreign policy issues, Syria and Iraq.

Becker spoke on Oct. 4 about the 6 million


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Occupy City College

The Occupy movement may have lost some momentum over the past year, but its principles still rage on in the hearts of those who were…


An artist's rendering of the new SCC pedestrian bike bridge

Curtis Park Village project begins 2013

Light rail regulars know that the area around City College’s campus can be dangerous for pedestrians because of high-traffic levels and a lack of safe places to walk.

These students will be happy to learn that as part of the 72-acre Curtis Park Village project, the city has plans to link the Land Park area with the Curtis Park area by way of a bike path on


“National Coming Out day represents a strong movement of self-determination, as well as a rejection of the prejudice and discrimination towards the queer community,” said Derrick Wydick. (Spring Archives)

National Coming Out Day to be celebrated Oct. 10

City College will be hosting National Coming Out Day on Oct. 10 at noon in the Quad, directly in front of the Performing Arts Center.

The event will finish in Rodda North, Room 264, where attendees can hear up-close and intimate stories from students who will be sharing their own coming out experiences.


"Alice in Wonderland" will have a colorful and elaborate costume wardrobe and will also be the first play to be performed in the reconstructed theater. Tony Wallin | dylanwaittswallin.express@gmail.com

Alice takes center stage

The classic tale of a 7-year-old girl who falls into a land of wonder is a story most children come to know and now City…


A woman in glasses and dark hair wearing a light blue blouse stands outside in the City College quad.

From City College student to public relations employee

After entering Rodda Hall North, Room 277, with a quick turn to the left past a humble setting of desks and workspace equipment will lead to the first point of contact for the media and the public at City College.

This is where Crystal Lee can be found. Lee, 29, a former City College student, is the new full-time City College public relations technician. Until Amanda Davis returns from maternity leave, Lee


The American flag waves at half-staff.

City College honors Americans killed in Libya

City College’s American flag is being flown at half-staff through Sept. 16 at sunset to honor those killed in the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi on Sept. 11.

The attacks left four Americans dead, including the U.S. Ambassador for Libya, John Christopher Stevens, and three others in an act that U.S.officials are saying may be linked to


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Poetry Slam brings down the house

City College’s Cultural Awareness Center was jam-packed Sept. 10 with 25 to 30 poets and poetry lovers for the first-ever Poetry Slam contest, which kicked off the Week of Welcome.

The winners were Ronnee LaRae, English literature major, in first place for his poem, “Bob Marley, Chicken Wings and Toilet Seats”; Sammy Khang, biology major, in second place for his poem, “For My People”’ and Marlette Reaves, English major, in third place for her poem, “One Nation”.

Each winner received a gift certificate for the College Store.

“Just being up there, it was good, [winning] didn’t matter,” said Khang. “Winning was an added bonus.