Profiles

Ursula Yost-Johnson with three of her four children. Photo by Vanessa S. Nelson | Staff Photographer

A delicate balance of survival and success

Elasha Young | Guest Writer | Elashayoung87@gmail.com Ursula Yost-Johnson juggles study, work and family with determination and hope Beep, beep, beep, snooze. Beep, beep, beep, snooze….


City College Music professor Kathleen Poe poses for a picture outside of Performing Arts Center.
Christopher Williams // Staff photographer

From football to fugues

Amber Whitaker | Guest Writer | amberlwhitaker11@gmail.com Music department chair encourages students to not let obstacles stand in their way Beside her desk is a brown…


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Modern dude with an ancient diet

Gabriela Jalili | Guest Writer | gabrielajalili@gmail.com Through evolution, early humans struggling to survive developed a taste preference for foods that were high in sugar, salt…


Ctiy College photography professor, Paul Estabrook, poses for a picture outside of Rodda North Hall January 26, 2015 | Emily Foley | Photo Editor | emmajfoley@gmail.com

Photography professor Paul Estabrook

Emma Foley | Photo Editor | emmajfoley@gmail.com Changing, adapting, and still learning One dictionary definition of teaching reads as follows: “Teaching is an act to…



Photo by Emily Foley | Photo Editor | emmafoley@gmail.com

From Students to Staff: Joshua Roberts

For many, attending community college is a means to earn a degree in order to gain employment. For others, the “community” in community college means working with teachers…


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From Students to Staff: Chris Torres

Chris Torres — once a young single father who dropped out of high school and, at one time, was sleeping on a friend’s couch — has come a long…


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Jerome Coleman: Hard-Knock Life

The haunting screams of sirens pierce the air. Heat sizzles off the asphalt, reflecting shards of broken glass strewn about. In the midst of it,…