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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City College Faces $22.5 Million Budget Deficit and Threat of State Take Over

State auditors in early April warned the California Community College Chancellor’s office to act quickly in order to remain independent, deeming the college “not currently stable,” citing its ineffective attempts at reducing its costs necessary to supplement the 35% enrollment decline over the past eight years, which resulted in the college tapping into its reserves. 

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City College Secures Firefighter Academy Accreditation While Aeronautics Program Remains Displaced

This month City College received its California State Fire Marshal and the State Board of Fire Services accreditation making it a regional training program for five years. Its neighboring program, Aeronautics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology Program is at risk of being permanently cut.

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Administration Asks City for $30 Million in Emergency Aid

The request asks San Francisco for $15 million a year for the next two years and could be introduced to the Board of Supervisors as early as April 27.

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Art Instructor Questions Her Pink Slip 

“Is there someone here who doesn’t want a City College? That doesn’t want free education? Is the focus just churning out degrees? And certainly, getting degrees and certificates is part of our mission. Also part of our mission has been to provide education for lifelong learning.” 

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A Many-Faceted Financial Fiasco

The pandemic has exacerbated the College’s financial woes, with decreased tax revenues and delayed funding from the state, but it is not the genesis of the problem.

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ESL Department Works to Increase Program Enrollment Amidst Steep Budget Cuts

City College stated during their November board meeting that cuts were the result of under-enrolled programs, but department Chair Keech said he never got an explanation. He thinks maybe other programs simply fit into the school’s funding formula better.

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