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Volume 143, Issue #8


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News

PROPOSED CHINATOWN CAMPUS HIGH-RISE PLAN STILL UP IN THE AIR
BY MARTHA VALLEJO

Complaints about City College's design proposal for the new Chinatown/North Beach Campus continued to focus on the building's height at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 19.

PROBLEM STUDENTS ON WATCH LIST
BY RICHARD STERN

The American government keeps a watch list of possible security threats and City College has a watch list of students who are possible disciplinary problems.

ACTIVISTS SPEAK AGAINST VIOLENCE, HOMOPHOBIA
BY ALLEN CONKLE

On April 25, members of Leslie Simon's IDST 54 class, Politics of Sexual Violence, and The Queer Resource Center organized an Anti-Violence Rally, Ritual and Consciousness Raising Discussion to increase awareness of violence against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community.

STUDENT INSURANCE SURE ISN'T SUCH A SURE THING
BY BRIAN ELLIOT-PERKUL

With the recent tragedy of last month's Virginia Tech shooting, in which a college student shot and killed 32 people on campus and then himself, America's attention has now turned to the issue of both the mental and physical health of college students.

EMERGENCY MEETING FOCUSES ON CAMPUS THREAT RESPONSE
BY DAVID CARINI

The day after the Virginia Tech shootings of April 16, Chancellor Philip Day, Jr. sent out a memo stating he would hold an emergency meeting to discuss the preparedness of City College in a similar situation.

REMINDER: US POSTAGE HAS GONE UP TO 41 CENTS
Postage stamps went up 2 cents, to a whopping 41 cents on May 14.

SOCCER TEAM FORCED TO REMAIN HOMELESS
BY JOSE GUTIERREZ

On a recent Wednesday afternoon on the football field, the soccer team took practice as the track team ran laps around them and a few of the guys from the baseball team were throwing warm-up between both teams.

CLASSES CANCELED DUE TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FAILURE
BY BENJAMIN R. TAYLOR AND DAVID COLLINS

Confusion reigned on May 14 when the City College Ocean Campus was plunged into darkness due to a power outage, which according to campus police, took out the entire Ingleside grid.

ENGRAVED, PAINTED AZTEC CALENDAR TO BE COMPLETED FOR THE MISSION CAMPUS
BY DAVID ANDERSON

A 27-foot hand-engraved and painted Aztec calendar made of 650 ceramic tiles will greet visitors when City College's new Mission Campus opens this fall.

VOICE OF NEW STUDENT TRUSTEE WILL REPRESENT MINORITIES AT CITY COLLEGE
BY MARIA UMANZOR

Newly elected City College Student Trustee, Diana Munoz Villanueva reveals her unstable and educational journey to City College.


Opinions


FREE PRESS FOR ALL
STAFF EDITORIAL

PUTTING OUT FIRE WITH GASOLINE
BY MARTHA VALLEJO

IF HIP-HOP JUMPED OFF A CLIFF, DON IMUS WOULD FOLLOW
BY LARRY SIMPSON

ON THE RECORD
Do you think that Don Imus is right to blame hip-hop for his use of language?

A TEAL-COLORED HEART
BY VANESSA SERPAS
A City College column.

Front Page

PhotoStory


NEW ECO-FRIENDLY BUILDINGS RISE TO BRING UP A NEW GENERATION
PHOTOS BY ANNABELLE DAY

RALLYING FOR IMMIGRANTS IN SAN FRANCISCO
PHOTOS BY STEFAN JORA

Features


THE CITY IS A CLASSROOM. SIX PLACES TO RELAX AND LEARN
PHOTOS AND TEXT BY MICHELLE STROMBERG
Forty feet up, body dangling in the air, I hoist myself over another large ledge and feeling as though I’ve conquered Everest, I touch the anchor point. I call for tension, and once my belayer has taken in all the slack, I lean back, giving my weight to the rope as my belayer feeds the rope back out I walk backwards down the rock face.

POWWOW FOR STUDENT AID
BY STEPHANIE RICE
Students arriving for 9 a.m. classes on May 4 were greeted by the sound of drums rhythmically pounding through the morning air.

Sports


CITY COLLEGE STUDENT HANGS UP GOLDEN GLOVES
BY JOSE GUTIERREZ
If you saw City College student Elizabeth "Lizzy" Cole on campus, you wouldn't know she is a brown belt in karate. Moreover, you wouldn't know she is a former Golden Gloves champion.

RAMS HAVE MEMORABLE SEASON DESPITE FORFEITING FINAL GAME DUE TO INJURY
BY ANNYSE ACEVEDO
Early doubts and speculations of the 2007 softball season proved to be wrong as the Rams surpassed obstacle after obstacle to finish the year in fourth place.

Arts and Entertainment


DIEGO RIVERA SHOWCASES STUDENT FILMS
BY BENJAMIN R. TAYLOR
Filmmakers, students, and faculty gathered at the Diego Rivera Theater May 11 for the seventh annnual City Shorts film festival.

STATE YOUR FASHION CITY COLLEGE
BY
DESMOND MILLER

REVIEWS
BY
MICHELLE STROMBERG AND DESMOND MILLER

 
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