Profiles

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Student spreads gospel through rap

For many people, rap music is a way to express their personality. Rapping is a way to deliver their message to society to those who…


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Standing tall

A student sits in his wheelchair with his son on his lap, and just for one second, wonders how things could have been if not…


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A mother and a cosmetology student

For decades students have come to the City College cosmetology program with assorted backgrounds and ambitions. Freshman Alena Trimble is no different, except maybe a…


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Multifaceted vagabond

Not too many people can say they have lived and taught in South Korea. Not too many people can say they’ve lived in Michigan, Texas…


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Meet Will Sim

“Are you going to take my picture?” The low, nasal voice on the other end of the phone sounds hurried, yet genuinely concerned. He is…


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Coming to America

Just like any other day on campus, Masahiko Hayakawa quietly packs his backpack, slings it over his shoulder and strolls to class wearing a T-shirt…


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Life is more than an illness

Sara Rupnow wants to be an average college student. She wants to have a boyfriend, have a job and get high grades in all her…



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Poetic Justice

The family business: a destiny fulfilled for some and a launching point for others. For Sacramento’s newly anointed poet laureate, adjunct City College and Sacramento…