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Radical Street Theater Honors Mission’s History

Producer, playwright, and poet Paul Flores’ latest theater piece “History Matters in the Mission” debuted in the namesake neighborhood on Saturday, Oct. 23. The event highlighted five local activists, including City College’s own Juan Gonzales, with a dramatic spectacle of song, dance and word.

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Spikes in Violence May Mean San Francisco Not so Golden After All

The deplorable situation in San Francisco does not seem to have an immediate solution, meanwhile, residents are beginning to doubt whether the policies that have been taken in recent years have been the result of the current and scary reality of San Francisco, and how long it might take to recover the city from the ruins.

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Over 50 Attend SFSU’s Discussion of Protest Film “Agents of Change”

By Daphne Young dyoung9@mail.ccsf.edu   On Wednesday night, Dec. 1, San Francisco State University hosted a virtual screening of the

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Free City College is a Model for the Nation

San Francisco’s ‘Free City’ program is the first of its kind to offer free community college to all residents, with additional funds available for those who qualify. The program was designed to make higher education more accessible to a broader range of the community while boosting CCSF’s enrollment, which has steadily declined in recent years.  

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Huge Housing Development Cuts Student Parking in Half

Developer AvalonBay/Bridge has successfully jumped through all the hoops, and after gathering community input at its Oct. 16 open house, is revving up the bulldozers to transform the Balboa Reservoir parking lot adjacent to City College into an enormous housing development.

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Sunrise Gathering Continues Tradition of Native Activism on Alcatraz

An unbroken chain connected the original occupiers to this year’s gathering, with Elijah Oakes, Richard Oakes’ grandson, tending the fire in the center of the circle. Desiree Harp sang “Water so deep, water so wide” as seagulls cried overhead, human and avian voices joined together. Round Valley Pomo dancers performed as well as drummers and other musicians, with breaks in between for speakers. 

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In-Person Instruction to Increase Provisionally in the Spring

While the college remained mostly online in Fall 2021, about 20% of courses on the course schedule were in-person. For Spring 2022, currently 25% of offered courses will be in-person. 

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A College in Recovery Seeks Commitments from its Chancellor

As the college has seen ten years of chancellors dropping out or losing good standing, it will be a dramatic change of pace to transfer to a four-year Chancellor.

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