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City College professor gives back to troops

It can be hard for people to look past the green grass on their own side of the fence to see a neighborhood infested with weeds.

The timeless argument of “walk–a-mile” in someone else’s shoes is hard to comprehend when the person is thousands of miles away and they’re wearing combat boots.

Professor of Computer Information Science Sheley Little admits to her once obliviousness to the trials and tribulations of the United State’s military troops.

That was until her son was deployed to Afghanistan last December. Little says that fear, concern, and realization all hit home when her baby boy was sent into combat.

It was then when her primal motherly instinct took over.

Little says she needed to feel proactive. She found a way


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For the love of art

City College’s only art historian, Valerie Kidrick, shows students the true meaning behind art by examining the culture that created it.

Once a lawyer, and now a doctor in art history, Kidrick talks of her love for the Italian Renaissance, teaching, and the challenges she had to overcome to get where she is today.


A man playing a stand-up bass.

Life of the Jazzman

The bar is dark and you can hear the clink of glasses and laughter. But only just. There is a jazz combo on stage and…


Artist Arthur Gonzalez (left) signs an autograph for student Allan Pryor, art major.  Kelvin Sanders, kassr2000@gmail.com

Art of Rejection

Displayed on the stark white walls are 33 letters sent to art galleries, jobs and art programs. 33 letters of hope asking for an opportunity,…


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A teacher with a solid plan

The quality of the education someone receives is said to be only as good as the quality of their teachers. There is no doubt that…


Football helmets and shoulder pads located in a storeroom.

An athlete’s passion for the game

City College has a vast variety of students filled with athletic talent and is well-known for having outs tanding sports programs, which allow students, who…


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The silent world of sign language

A world without sound.  The sound of the rain pouring onto a tin overhang, gone. The sound of a sultry singer’s smooth falsettos, gone. The…


A man stands in the office facing the camera.

A man of service

His stride is still long, and his stance is still tall.  His demeanor exudes confidence.  From a glance you would not know it, but he…


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Internship hunter

Being born as the middle child and only daughter in a traditional Hmong family, May Yang understands being an underdog and fighting for attention. She…


City College sign language professor, Pat Masterson, uses exaggerate facial expressions to capture attention and excite her students without sound while she teaches. Tony Wallin | dylanwaittswallin.express@gmail.com

The silent world of sign language

A world without sound. The sound of the rain pouring onto a tin overhang, gone. The sound of a sultry singer’s smooth falsettos, gone. The…