Features

Helping students build confidence through debate
By | Guest Writer
Dec. 8, 2014

The décor in TEC 202 makes it evident that its occupant is a bicycle enthusiast. All four walls of this faculty office have varying bicycle décor that varies in size and style. A paper sign “Keep Calm and Bike On” covers the small window on the door, and below is a sign of the same size that reads “Lane Ahead.”

A wall-mounted bookcase on top of a horizontal mirror fashions a bicycle-themed bookends and two saddles just below the shelf. “Put fun in between your legs,” reads the framed vintage photo of a woman in a red dress riding a bicycle. A storage shelf with a Starbucks “Verismo” machine nestles on top with a box of coffee pods and a bottle of vanilla-flavored syrup next to it. Behind the office door is a full-sized black bicycle frame with three “I voted” stickers next to each other and other politically themed decals.

In a chair sits Jared Anderson with his legs crossed wearing a green shirt that reads “Hornet Debate” with a circular logo that has two G2 Pilot pen silhouettes in an “X” and the letters “CSUS” in each fractioned space.

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By | Staff Writer
Nov. 26, 2014

Turkey Day is right around the corner, and for those of you who are in need of last minute help, check out this list! There are spots open for volunteers as well, for those of you who would like to give a helping hand this Thanksgiving.

PRE-THANKSGIVING DAY MEALS

St. Ignatius Catholic Church 3235 Arden Way 916-482-9666 www.stignatiussac.org Meal Served: Wednesday Nov. 26 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. The meal is available for anyone, but it’s first come, first served! Volunteers are welcome and needed, feel free to contact for more details!

Shiloh Baptist Church 3565 9th Ave. 916-452-5052 www.shilohbaptistchurch.org Meal Served: Wednesday Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The meal is available for anyone, and no documentation is required. Volunteers are welcome and needed, feel free to contact for more details.

THANKSGIVING DAY MEALS

Salvation Army 1200 North B St. 916-442-0331 www.salarmysacto.org Meal Served: Thanksgiving Day Thursday Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The meal is available for anyone, but it’s first come, first served! Volunteers are welcome and needed, feel free to contact for more details.

Samuel C. Pannell Center 2450 Meadowview Road 916-808-3308 www.cityofsacramento.org Meal Served: Thanksgiving Day…» Read More



Before I die, I want to…
By | Features Editor
Nov. 25, 2014

On the outside wall of City College’s cafeteria, a blackboard has been erected with the words “Before I die, I want to…” written all over it, inviting passers-by to complete the sentence.

The reflection wall is part of the “Before I Die Project” that psychology Professor Joanne Moylan-Aube recently brought to campus.

“We will all die someday… on this we can count,” said Moylan-Aube. “The blackboard gives people the chance to reflect on that

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Sweets delivered directly to locals' doors
By | Staff Writer
Nov. 22, 2014

The smell of fresh-baked cookies starts to fill the air on a beautiful, crisp fall evening. It’s Friday and the crew over at Cookies & Milk is hard at work, baking the first batches of cookies that will soon be delivered throughout the greater midtown area.

Over the past couple of years, this up-and-coming Sacramento-based company has made access to

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By | Staff Writer
Nov. 19, 2014

Despite starting late because of rain, the Boys and Men of Color Resources Fair brought many people together Nov. 13-14 in the Student Center at City College.

The event, sponsored by City College’s Brown Issues, featured music, stories and resources to help hundreds of Chicano/Latino high schoolers make their way to college.

Sol Collective speaker Dre T got the crowd going with call and response.

“You got something to say,” he shouted.

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City College football's dynamic duo
By | Features Editor
Nov. 14, 2014

Every good quarterback needs an equally good receiver to catch the ball. In the NFL, Peyton Manning has Demaryius Thomas, Aaron Rodgers has Jordy Nelson and Ben Roethlisberger has Antonio Brown. The same could be said about City College’s quarterback and receiver duo Jason Samuels and Jordan Morrison, respectively.

This season, the duo has accounted for over 800

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Turning up the heat
By | Sports Editor
Nov. 13, 2014

In the quiet quarters of a reception lobby a stern voice can be heard two doors down. The voice belongs to a fitness instructor who’s telling students in his class what new position to take next and how to use the proper form. The man behind the voice, Danny Castillo, is the owner and instructor at P20 Hot Pilates & Fitness and also a UFC

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City College Express editor shares her story
By | Online Editor-in-Chief
Nov. 13, 2014

Most college writers polish their essays for professors’ eyes. Even most published writers toil over their words, sometime for years, in hopes of producing work that will touch readers in a meaningful way. One City College student’s homework for a journalism class has achieved both goals.

City College Express Managing Editor Meg Masterson will sign copies of “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Inner Strength” Thursday, Nov. 13, in Sacramento.

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Surviving domestic violence
By | Staff Writer
Nov. 8, 2014

Hosted by Tamara Knox, the Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop was held Oct. 24 at the Student Center on campus.

The all-day event was full of helpful information and powerful, emotional stories.

With a focus on domestic violence survival, inspirational speakers shared their stories, along with resources to help spread information for people in violent relationships.

Carla Fleming, vocalist for Carla Fleming’s Jazz Band, spoke and performed at the event. Her tale of domestic violence survival was one of many featured at the event.

Carla Fleming was with her abuser since she was 15 years old. He had threatened her family and even used to fight with her family.

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By | Sports Editor
Nov. 5, 2014

Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice and Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson are just two high-profile athletes who have been in trouble this year for violations of the NFL’s code of conduct.

Though athletes’ off-the-field conduct is an issue in the media, City College coaches said they haven’t really had to deal with student athletes violating the school’s code of conduct policies.

“Generally the only things I’ve had to deal with is athletes not listening to coaches. When that happens, we just like to give them ‘positive reminders’ — extra workouts — to get them back in line,” said head wrestling Coach Dave Pacheco.

A code of conduct is a set of rules and responsibilities put in place for individuals at a particular organization. Sacramento City College has its own Student Standard of

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