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Academic Senate debates equipment allowances

Hannah Scott, Hannah Scott, and Hannah Scott

March 9, 2009

City College's Academic Senate debated to little result over the adoption of a new system for distinguishing department allowances, at last Wednesday's regular meeting in the Business Communications Building - Room 214. The...

Slight parking fee hike likely

Christianne Rojo, Christianne Rojo, and Christianne Rojo

March 9, 2009

The Student Senate met Friday to discuss parking fee increases, activities funded by International programs, and student senate outreach to a local elementary school. A proposal to raise parking fees will be voted on Thursday...

Column – Public school cutbacks create environmental awareness

Zac Estrada, Zac Estrada, and Zac Estrada

February 27, 2009

You've got to love public schools sometimes. In some of the direst situations, some rather smart solutions are created. It's been the same sad story throughout my public education in Santa Barbara. My second-grade class met...

Safety concerns cancel study abroad trips

Julie Dreschler, Julie Dreschler, and Julie Dreschler

February 25, 2009

Recent safety concerns over violent outbreaks in the Middle East forced the new City College president, Dr. Andreea Serban, into action, cancelling the scheduled Studies Abroad trip to the region, and leaving many students disappointed. The...

Gray’s dinosaur class brings prehistoric era to life

Torgny Lilja

February 18, 2009

Images of "tree-stars," "earth shakes," and "the Great Valley," from "The Land Before Time" tend re-awaken an intrinsic, child-like fascination with dinosaurs. To nourish our inner Spike, City College is again offering "Dinos...

Enrollment rises, few sections cut

Joey Large

February 18, 2009

With record high numbers in enrolled students, and increasing budget concerns, only 32 sections were cancelled after enforcing a minimum class size of 20 students. The implementation of pre-requisites and co-requisites played...

Deadlines for certificates, degrees nearing

Kyle Rokes

February 18, 2009

Students prepared to graduate or transfer at the end of this semester but wishing to avoid a delay in receiving a degree or certificate must file with priority status as of Tuesday, Feb. 17. The window for priority status will...

Financial aid demand at new high

Zac Estrada

February 18, 2009

Applications for federal financial aid are up 40 percent over last year in California and 20 percent at City College, but officials here say there's no reason to panic. "All financial aid programs are being funded through this...

Undocumented students get tuition advice

Julie Drechsler

February 18, 2009

Undocumented students filled the San Marcos High School Auditorium Wednesday to learn about a state law that allows them to pay resident tuition at public colleges and universities. More than 150 students attended the event,...

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