Profiles

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Remember the name

Filmmaker Curtis Chin has been giving presentations to over 200 colleges around the globe, all asking the same question: “Who is Vincent Chin? It’s been…


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Two worlds collide

It can be difficult to find a link when comparing two things as dissimilar as traveling and teaching but for someone who loves both, the…


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On a long road

In a frantic world that never seems to stop moving, there are people who don’t seem to be negatively affected by life’s hectic pace. Such…


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Passion beyond words

    A mentor,” “true hero,” “extraordinary,” “inspiring,” “a dynamo of energy and creativity” are just some of the ways colleagues and City College students…


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Beautifying the soul

When you walk into the cosmetology department at City College, you feel like you’ve gone to salon heaven. The smell of hairspray fills the air….


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Diamond in the rough

Life hasn’t been all that kind for  Josh Fernandez. Then again, maybe it’s turned out OK for the writer who once struggled with an addiction…


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God-given talent

Standing inside of a garage redesigned and converted into a music studio is a 6-foot, 1-inch form that is visible in shadow, nodding to the music coming…


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City College’s ultimate gamer

Many students complain about the size of their book bags. Imagine lugging a 14-inch TV around campus, a necessary evil if you plan to save…


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Come right out and say it

Hundreds of research documents and studies try to add context, but one book adds another layer of depth to the research itself- “the human factor,”…


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Emphasis on one woman

Sherri Patton didn’t have a clue about what she wanted to do with her life when she dropped out of college.  She later realized that…