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The Chancellor Finalists: Candidates Largely Align in Approaches to Restore Solvency, and In-Person Classes

Some of the main challenges for the chancellor will be ensuring the college’s long-term fiscal stability while making preparations to bring back in-person classes. Opinions on how these goals should be achieved differ between AFT2121, the union which represents the college’s faculty, and the Board of Trustees, with chancellor candidates in the running having largely similar stances on achieving goals mostly inline with the Board’s opinion and differing from each other only slightly.

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Crowds Long for Live Entertainment, but Barriers Remain

With operations that draw together large and mostly indoor crowds, theaters and music venues have suffered enormously since the pandemic’s onset. And now entertainment establishments struggling to get back into business face fresh uncertainties with the Delta variant surging in San Francisco.

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SFMoMA Cuts Several Programs, Including Film and Open Space

Among a feeling of discontent and disappointment between artists and the arts community, SFMOMA decides to cut several programs, including film, which not only leaves local artists without support but also leaves seven members of its staff without a job.

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Resignation of Internal Auditor Reignites Oversight Debate

After only nine months on the job, David James, Internal Auditor and Controller at City College, resigned, citing family reasons. His departure raises questions about who will monitor the financial situation of the college, which is struggling to resolve its structural budget deficit.

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Work Under Way for Student Success Center

This facilities bond which provided CCSF with $845 million for new construction of sustainable and energy efficient buildings, was also expected to fund several environmental upgrades and seismic improvements intended to help put the community college on a path to a zero-carbon footprint.

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Tempers Run High While Maneuvering a Vaccine Mandate

With the FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine, CCSF has begun to unveil the details of their vaccine mandate implementation plans or what is now being dubbed a “Safety Campaign.”

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Delta Variant Surge Leads to Mandate

The City College Board of Trustees approved a vaccine mandate Thursday, August 12, which will require students, faculty, staff, and visitors to be vaccinated by Oct. 1, 2021 at the latest.

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What the “Damn Shot” Taught Me

Inoculation with unregulated gene therapy that induces cells to produce toxic spike protein can be lethal, and should not be imposed on any student body as a prerequisite for access to public education.

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Labagh Steps Up As New Department Chair

With the athletic department recently shrunk due to cuts, men’s basketball coach Justin Labagh has gracefully taken on an additional role as department chair. Previous chair holder Dan Hayes announced in May of this year that he was stepping down amid his retirement. Of course, this news happened to fall on the heels of an unprecedented pandemic year; a year of poor numbers due in part to no in-person classes, which ultimately resulted in cuts to both budgets and staff. When asked how the decision came about, Labagh simply said, “Someone had to do it.” 

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Full Fall Schedule Brings Normalcy, Excitement to Athletics Department

It’s full steam ahead for the athletics department as City College’s coaching staff and student-athletes prepare for an official fall sports season.

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The Vigil: Mayor London Breed’s Ethic Violations Reflect the Pure Irony of Our Justice System

Mayor London Breed was fined a total of $22,792 for ethics violation on several counts of misusing her title for personal gain; including accepting money for car repairs by the former head of public works department Mohammed Nuru, buying herself two floats in the city’s 2015 Pride parade, and sending a letter to former governor Jerry Brown requesting her brother be released from prison early.

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