Women defeated in playoffs after undefeated season
Dec01

Women defeated in playoffs after undefeated season

By Michael Hall The Guardsman After an incredible regular season, the City College women’s soccer team was eliminated 2-0 in the third round of the NorCal playoffs by American River College on Nov. 24. Coming into the game, the Rams were ranked number two in the Northern California and had not lost a game since Sept. 28. American River College came in as an underdog as Northern California’s sixth ranked team. The Rams were debatably...

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Women Headed to Playoffs
Nov14

Women Headed to Playoffs

By Michael Hall The Guardsman City College women’s soccer team wrapped up their regular season on Nov. 9 by beating conference rival Skyline 1-0. The Rams ended their season with six straight wins. The Rams finished their strong regular season with an overall record of 15-1-2 and a Coast Conference record of 11-1-1. They will enter the 2012 Norcal playoffs ranked fifth in the state. Although the Rams dominated the majority of the...

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Poetry Provides Outlet for Abuse Survivors
Nov14

Poetry Provides Outlet for Abuse Survivors

by Michael Hall The Guardsman Voices boomed through the air of Batmale Hall as students rapped, rhymed and retold personal struggles of the domestic violence and sexual abuse they experienced in their past. Project Survive and students from the Poetry for the People course sponsored the Oct. 25 poetry and storytelling event. Lauren Muller, department chair for interdisciplinary studies, founded Project Survive at City College in 1993...

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From a garden, scholarships bloom
Oct16

From a garden, scholarships bloom

By Michael Hall The Guardsman Vibrant colors and intoxicating aromas of herbs and fresh morning flowers filled the air on Sept. 29 when the Portola Garden Tour got underway for the fifth straight year. The tour showcased beautiful gardens at more than 15 locations. The tour was originally started to raise money for the Portola Library, but this year the $25 admission fee instead went towards the Portola Garden District Scholarship at...

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Freshman Team Beats The Odds
Oct03

Freshman Team Beats The Odds

By Michael Hall The Guardsman Despite an 1-13 start this season, the Rams finished their opening Coast Conference match with a big 3-1 set win against San Jose Junior College.Coming into the game, the Rams freshman roster was winless.“We’re a completely different team since the loss to Skyline,” Head Coach Saga Vae said. “Talent can get you far, but hard work can win, too. Confidence is an issue we’ve had.”The Rams got off to a fast...

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