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Empowering youth to overcome challenges

Chris Robinson, 29, a student at City College who is majoring in interpersonal communications, says he is trying to fulfill a personal dream to provide mentoring to needy Sacramento. Robinson says he helps teens face their negativity, ignorance about being responsible for their actions and lack of positive self-image when he helps them recognize their own power of conscious choice.

Professor Lois Zeimet with her husband, Stewart, who she calls “my hero, my rock.” Photo courtesy of Lois Zeimet.

A new appreciation for life

IT BEGAN ON A relatively routine week in the fall of 2001 for City College philosophy Professor Lois Zeimet: She commuted to work, taught class,…

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Get your groove on

THE CITY COLLEGE JAZZ, Cheer and Stomp dance teams kicked off Fall Club Day with a bang Sept. 26, drawing a large crowd to the…

Sophomore Alex Chambers wrestles alumnus Mark Pfeifer during the City College alumni scrimmage match Sept. 13.
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Wrestling with attitude

Little boys wrestle. It’s what they do. From adolescence through high school, they grapple, tackle, and take each other down. And, every now and then,…

Gallaudet graduate professor Kevin Clark has taught A.S.L. at City
College for 10 years.

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The sweet sound of silence

Turn off your voice. Speak with your hands. Exclaim with your eyes. Express with your body. Listen with your heart. These are the rules for City College professor Kevin…

City College sophomore Heather Oakley makes the catch at first base for the out during the home game against Santa Rosa College on the City College softball field in March. | Dianne Rose |

One step back, two steps forward

Heather Oakley loves baseball. Her father coaches the sport, and she has been playing since she was 5 years old. For Oakley, a first-base player, the softball field has been a home away from home for years. But there is one softball field she hopes to never step on again.

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Rise to the occasion

Tomatoes for $3? JuanLaChica says that is something he cannot get used to paying. Tomatoes are the same produce he picked in the Central Valley…

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It’s OK to be a little different

The dirty t-shirt, holey jeans, glasses and Afro will make you look twice. After you ask him how his day is and he explains how…

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All the right stuff

The background action is seemingly unruly asseveral male athletes loudly bombard the room, taking helmets, shoulder pads and searching for other gear before practice. In…

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Add Just A Dash of Something Extra

At the sliding glass doors of Rodda South, she heard it for the umpteenth time. “What’s up, Subway girl?” The young man got too close,…