Undergraduates struggle with stress
Dec06

Undergraduates struggle with stress

By Dannie Hawkins The Guardsman  Class, homework, studying, getting to and from class, working to afford all of it and then trying to carve out a moment of peace is the new normal for City College students striving to succeed in a fast paced, unrelenting semester. According to a 2008 survey conducted by the Associated Press, one in five undergraduate students are constantly stressed, so much so that they are even too stressed to do...

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Students make City College fall for fashion
Dec04

Students make City College fall for fashion

By Dannie Hawkins The Guardsman The Smith Hall cafeteria’s typical atmosphere of hunger-diminishing and homework-finishing was recently dynamically transformed into a venue of excitement and allure by a series of student-produced fashion shows. Student models in smokey, wing-tipped lined eyes and styling hair into angelic curls and edgy buns and thrifted clothing were showcased by students in the fashion 47 course. On Nov. 13, models...

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The 80′s City Girl Recreated From Thrift Stores
Nov14

The 80′s City Girl Recreated From Thrift Stores

[showtime] By Dannie Hawkins The Guardsman   City College’s fashion department kicked off their annual student produced fashion shows with striking silhouettes, exciting trends and fresh colors for fall. Students enrolled in Fashion 47: Fashion Coordination constructed the fashion show by gathering a theme, clothing, hair and makeup, music and models. “They learn a lot”,  fashion instructor and department chair Diane Greene said....

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Artists protest: Exhibit stands up for the future of art classes
Oct30

Artists protest: Exhibit stands up for the future of art classes

By Dannie Hawkins The Guardsman While some students aggressively protest City College’s accreditation crisis at board meetings, others in the college community are quietly asserting themselves through a menagerie of artwork.A plea for life-long learning, Accreditate This is a sprawling mixed media exhibit that opened on Oct. 22 in the Visual Arts building on Ocean campus and closes Nov. 5.It showcases the variety of talent produced by...

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Local gourmets discover Oaxaca
Oct16

Local gourmets discover Oaxaca

By Dannie Hawkins The Guardsman Fragrant cinnamon, chilé and avocado aromas filled Pierre Coste Dining Room at Ocean campus as students in the culinary arts program served 45 guests on Oct. 5 to raise $1,700 for their semester abroad program. Tortilla chips, guacamole, molé negro—a popular Oaxacan sauce made with chocolate—and quesadillas filled with squash, flower blossoms and locally harvested cheese comprised the $40...

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