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December 10 News Briefs

On Science Hall hill, a broken pipe was discovered after the underground pipe began leaking steam. The steam from the broken pipe began destroying plant life in the area. The pipe was repaired by Buildings and Grounds.

The Spring semester at City College starts Jan. 12. according to Steven Ketch, public relations officer for City College. Credit class tuition will stay at $20 per unit and non-credit classes will remain free. The student health fee will be raised from $16 to $17.

The Chinatown / North Beach campus is currently in the permitting process with the State, said James Blomquist, associate vice chancellor of facilities planning / management. Construction on the new campus is scheduled to begin in March 2009.

In a closed session meeting, the City College board of trustees selected Dr. Don Q. Griffin as City College’s new permanent chancellor on Nov. 20. Pending successful contract negotiations, the board is planning an official vote to appoint Griffin during the upcoming Dec. 18 board meeting.

The Guardsman was awarded second place in the California Newspaper Publishers Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in the 2-year College Division on Oct. 24. First place in the competition went to Santa Ana, Calif.’s El Don, Santa Ana College’s student newspaper.

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