Athletic programs shake off accreditation dilemmas
Aug21

Athletic programs shake off accreditation dilemmas

By Alexander Tidd The Guardsman When it comes to City College’s highly publicized and lengthy battle to maintain its accreditation status, most student and faculty members’ top concern is likely how it impacts their academic careers. However, the threat of losing accreditation has many other possible far-reaching effects. City’s athletics department has had to adapt its collective programs to maintain the effectiveness of the...

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Decreasing numbers threaten classes

By Jackson Ly The Guardsman Despite City College remaining open and accredited, enrollment numbers for the fall semester having dropped far below target, likely the consequence of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ decision to revoke the school’s accreditation next July. As of Aug. 8, student enrollment has decreased by 12.7 percent compared to Fall 2012, according to the school’s daily enrollment reports....

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Impacted Students
Aug21

Impacted Students

  By Lulu Orozco For many City College students, the thought of needing an alternative plan for continuing their education had never crossed their mind. But with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ (ACCJC) decision to revoke City College’s accreditation next July, many students’ are now uncertain about their futures. “If they told me I wouldn’t be able to get my certificate, I would be devastated,” said...

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Accreditation: Is it a game of Chutes and Ladders?
Aug21

Accreditation: Is it a game of Chutes and Ladders?

By Sara Bloomberg The Guardsman A child picks up a die. She shakes it in her hand for a few seconds before tossing it hopefully onto the game board and then closes her eyes for a moment. When she opens them, a five appears in front of her. She holds her breath and  advances… One, two, three, four, five… landing her at the top of a long slide that takes her all the way back to the beginning of the game. All that hard work, and...

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The Road to Journalism

Sacramento, CA, April 07, 2011 – The Guardsman Online multimedia crew visited California’s Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference in Sacramento. The crew talked to a few of the journalism students and explored how they got to this point in their lives, and why they loved journalism. Brian Rinker for The Guardsman Online...

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