The Survival of City College’s Fort Mason and Civic Center Looks Grim

May 29, 2020 The Guardsman 0

City College’s administration plans to eliminate more classes from its course catalog, even after the “Midnight Masscare.” English as a Second Language and Older Adults Learning courses are being decimated one by one. The Higher Education Action Team (HEAT) held a caravan protest to combat the grim decisions made by the administration.

City College Students and Non-Profit Combat Food Insecurity

May 17, 2020 The Guardsman 0

City College students are suffering from a higher rate of food insecurity due to San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order. To solve these issues, student advocacy group Students Making a Change is distributing Safeway gift cards in conjunction with nonprofit Mother’s Against Poverty to students across campus.

COVID-19 Outbreak Forces Academic Institutions to Move Classes Online Across the Bay Area

March 19, 2020 The Guardsman 1

City College was forced to close its doors to students due to San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s call of a state of emergency regarding the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak which is infecting nations on a global scale. The college suspended face-to-face classes, on-campus resources, events, and will transition certain classes to being available online. However, students and faculty have raised concerns over this new plan of action.

How Soul of a Nation continues to highlight the struggles and victories of the civil rights era.

March 4, 2020 The Guardsman 0

n celebration of Black History Month, the de Young Museum is offering an exhibition titled, “Soul of a Nation : Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983,” and is available to the public til March 15, 2020. The exhibition highlights issues of race and segregation during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Artwork from artists include Tonya Lewis, Spike Lee, David Hammon, and Charles White to name a few.

Gallery Obscura Ressurects 1960’s Toy Cameras

February 5, 2020 The Guardsman 0

City College hosted its first every toy camera photography gallery at City College’s Gallery Obscura on Jan. 29. The exhibition titled, “Through a Plastic Lens,” is located on Ocean Campus’s Visual Arts Building, in room 160, and included photographs from Professor Stephanie Williamson’s plastic camera class. Williamson also taught students how to pay attention to movements within their camera and how the art of photography has the power to change lives.