NEW DESIGN UNVEILED - CHINATOWN/NORTH BEACH CAMPUS STILL SLOWED BY LAWSUITS
BY JIM PATTERSON & BENJAMIN TAYLOR
The revised design for the Chinatown/North Beach campus was unveiled April 1, in an attempt to appease neighborhood groups, who have filed a lawsuit to prevent construction of the controversial 14-story building.
BUDGET CUTS TO BE MET WITH PROTEST
BY ELLEN SILK
With $5.5 billion in proposed cuts to education — $484 million to community colleges — impassioned students, faculty and politicians rallied at Ram Plaza April 3, calling for a march on Sacramento in protest.
DANCING ON THE BORDER OF CENSORSHIP
BY DESMOND MILLER
The music department has met controversy over a graphic being used for its promotional posters and postcards for its production of “Cabaret” after the Chancellors’ Office received complaints about its tastefulness.
GREEN THUMBS DOWN
BY DOMINIK MOSUR
Faculty and students continue to fume about not being consulted on campus landscaping projects, the destruction of trees and gardens and new plantings not in keeping with City College’s sustainability plan.
CONSTRUCTION DEADLINE MET
BY ANTHONY MYERS
Major construction on the Ocean campus concluded as an April 1 court-mandated deadline passed and City College was deemed in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
BY BENJAMIN TAYLOR
An operatic rendition of “Eternal Life (Prayer of Saint Francis)” set the tone of the memorial held March 19 for slain City College instructor John Alfred Dennis, Jr. in the Pierre Coste faculty dining room.
TUITION FEES RAISED FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
BY LISKA KOENIG
International students attending City College will pay higher fees starting this summer, when their tuition is raised from $170 to $179 per credit unit.