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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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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Chancellor Martin Changes Prohibitive Protocol

For several reasons, not the least being the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been difficult, and in several cases impossible, for reporters at The Guardsman to gain access to City College administrators for interviews.

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City College Wins Entrepreneurial College of the Year Award

Only three years old, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at City College exemplifies the success story of a plucky start-up, as it prevailed over other community colleges to capture the nationally-recognized Heather Van Sickle Entrepreneurial College of the Year Award.

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City College Journalism Students Reel in 18 Awards

Students in City College’s journalism department won 18 awards in the 44th Annual San Francisco Press Club’s Greater Bay Area Awards. The prizes include eight first place awards.

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Mayor Breed Subsidizes Small Businesses With New Relief Program

On September 15, in a press conference located at the shoe store, “Footprint,” on Taraval, Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Gordon Mar announced the launch of a new program called the “Storefront Vandalism Relief Grant Program.” The program plans to offer either $1,000 or $2,000 to small businesses victimized by break-ins or any sort of property damage caused by crime.

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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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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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Board Approves 160 Full-time Faculty Layoff Notices as Part of Sweeping Cuts

The layoffs, if implemented, would represent a loss of nearly 30% of City College’s 541 full-time teaching staff and 74% of its administrators, part of the five-year budget plan passed by the board in November.

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