World class coach heads judo program
Mar22

World class coach heads judo program

By Ivan Huang The Guardsman In a practice room at the Wellness Center, Mitchell Palacio, 58, dons a blue robe held together by a sturdy black fabric belt that represents his rank, years of experience and the obstacles he had to overcome to achieve such a status. He has been teaching judo at City College for 35 years and has a seventh-degree black belt in judo, a martial art that he started practicing when he was four years old. “My...

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YouTube video sparks backlash
Feb20

YouTube video sparks backlash

Footage shows excessive force and leaves out prior incident By Minter McHugh The Guardsman A protest rally was held Feb. 7 to demand justice for a City College student who two weeks earlier was pinned against the ground and had his face pressed into a metal water drain by two police officers at 24th and Mission streets. The incident was captured in an amateur video and uploaded to YouTube. Kevin Clark, 18, was cited and released on...

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Bus hub on Ocean to get a new look
Feb09

Bus hub on Ocean to get a new look

  By Madeline Collins The Guardsman Construction will begin this month on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Phelan Loop project which will replace the existing Muni bus loop on Phelan Avenue near City College. The new loop will utilize part of the existing loop as well as expand to public land north of Fire Station 15, making a clockwise bus loop allowing the buses to exit southbound on Phelan Avenue. The MTA...

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Fort Mason showcases a trove of artisans and crafts
Dec04

Fort Mason showcases a trove of artisans and crafts

Jandean Deocampo The Guardsman A vast community of art lovers and artists alike crowded City College’s Fort Mason campus during its annual open house, where an array of sculpture and painting demonstrations, sales and exhibits flooded the building. Visitors were invited to view work by faculty and students at the Coffee Gallery show, which runs through Jan. 28, and to purchase items from the 38th Annual Holiday Exhibition and Sale,...

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Fall Flavors Entice Taste Buds
Nov14

Fall Flavors Entice Taste Buds

By Joe Bender The Guardsman   The Harvest Buffet is a three-day seasonal event put on by Professor Chris Johnson and the Culinary and Service Skills Training program at City College. The buffet celebrates the bountiful harvest and a successful semester. This event is held at the Educated Palate, a restaurant owned and operated by City College and located at the Downtown campus on Mission and 4th Streets. The Culinary and Service...

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