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SBCC students use virtual reality in class to learn medical procedures

Heidi Hutton Rigoli, Staff Writer | February 22, 2021

While some students are learning through Zoom and online discussions, Radiology students at City College are practicing their skills in a newly created virtual reality environment. Gaming computer equipment and software have transformed the City College radiology lab into an environment that enables students to practice positioning the patient, setting up the X-ray machine and taking the X-ray without...

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City College scrambles to restore systems after latest power outage
Ryan P. Cruz and Jacob Frank March 2, 2021

Two transformers blew near City College last night, leaving hundreds without power and the college scrambling to restore Pipeline, Canvas and the virtual desktop infrastructure. At...

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John Lennon's 'Plastic Ono Band' album feeds my musical soul
August Lawrence, Opinion Editor • February 26, 2021

“Plastic Ono Band,” the first solo album released by rock icon John Lennon, is a poorly mixed collection of diary entries and love letters that Lennon wrote after his...

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Five SBCC campus clubs and how to get involved in a virtual format
August Lawrence, Associate Editor • March 1, 2021

The change to remote campus activities has been difficult for many, but student culture is still alive in an online format. Many clubs are operating virtually and to get involved,...

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