Dave Bahl (left) and James
McCormick (right) show how City College is using compost to
reduce waste and create a renewable and valuable resource.
Commencement Ceremony to
Feature Famed Author
Organizers for the City College 2002 commencement
ceremony anticipate a great turnout for its featured speaker of
academic fame. Educator, author and activist Jonathan Kozol will
headline the ceremony at Davies Symphony Hall May 24
Keen on Compost
three and a half years ago, two huge green plastic tubs, paid for
with a $20,000 grant from the city, were set up in the Horticul-ture
Department to process fruit and vegetable waste from the cafeteria
and restaurant on campus and transform it into compost that enriches
the soil. story
Failing to Take Flight
City College's Depart-ment
of Aeronautics, once the school's most sought-after program, is
desperate for new enrollees. Massive layoffs, near bankruptcies
in the airline industry, and the national recession since Sep. 11
have weakened the already
faltering department. story
College Seeks to Compress Academic
Proposed alternative calendar would shorten spring
and fall classes
'Ocean' Campus to Avoid Waves with
Being true to its forward-looking stance, City College is in the
process of changing the common name of its main campus from Phelan
Campus to Ocean Avenue Campus. story
in Budget Crunch
City College is beginning to feel the repercussions of California's
state wide budget crisis, now estimated by Governor Gray Davis to
be approaching nearly $22 billion. story
Mission Workshop in Jeopardy
of Losing Big Funds
San Francisco's Mission Science Workshop (MSW),
the acclaimed hands-on educational program that last year landed
a multi-million dollar grant to establish similar sites nationwide,
is in jeopardy. Its primary sponsor, The Silver Giving Foundation,
is considering cutting back funding. story
Noted Instructor, Author
George Moss Retires story
Who's Retiring from City College?
Recycling Rate Barely Meets Requirement story
Ben Affleck Says No to Changes
After the Sept. 11 attacks
on New York City and Was-hington D.C.,this years summer movies
with a terrorist theme or a scene with the World Trade Center
in them were rushed back to the editing room and adapted.
Sum of All Fears wasn't one of them.
Design is Everywhere:
the Basics and Apply
Every Tuesday and Thursday in Creative Arts Room
1 and 3 p.m., students have been learning about design (Art 125A).
'Iguana' Boasts Superb
Four troubled lives cross each other at a coastal hilltop Mexican
resort in a pleasantly performed Tennessee Williams' play, The
Night of the Iguana at the Diego Rivera Theatre on the Phelan
campus.The trouble for each is character is different.
Traditional Chinese Music Return
Keeps Music Alive
Music is a universal language.
No matter where you are on planet Earth,
there is music to tell the story
of a person's loves, hates and everything in between.
Reflections on Sept.11
New Photo Exhibit
on Newstands Now!
Rams Baseball Team Ends
Disappointing Season With
All Rams baseball players have been well
acquainted throughout the semester. Now that the season is over,
the 2002 Rams baseball team spirit may have ended, but memories
of their time and experiences spent together will never end.
Seventeen years since playing for the Rams
(inset), Dean Garrett (22) now plays in the NBA for the Golden
Dean Garrett: From City College to the
Dean Garrett knew he was too skinny at 6'11 to
play center at a Division One school, even if the school recruited
him. So, the 18-year-old, just out from San Clement High School,
in Southern California, where he grow up, enrolled at City College
after moving to San Francisco with his mother.
The Mission Science Project
Children involved in the Mission Science Project are amazed at
the many discoveries they make when analyzing dirt samples from
between Highway 101 and Valencia Street in glass vials.
Students Want Their Ethnic
More than 350 students assembled at Ram Plaza on
Friday, May 10 in support of recent demands to incorporate ethnic
studies into the City College curriculum.
A Park in the Hands of Magic
This is Cayuga Park, which might have remained
a weed-infested piece of property were it not for the work of
Farewell to Veteran Teacher W. Stuart Millar