The Mission Campus, in particular, has been suffering the worst from understaffing. With the campus measuring 89,000 square feet and containing two four-story buildings, it had been surprisingly managed by only one custodian at a time for the last few years.
A student was assaulted on Wednesday, Jan. 17. at approximately 6:10 p.m., during the first week of instruction at Mission campus. The suspect, Gavin Vincent Yuille, is still at large.
After a three year, COVID-19 induced hiatus, the annual Bay Area Maya Cultural Festival makes its triumphant return to City College.
Alicia Garza, activist and co-founder of Black Lives Matter, spoke about the relationship between culture and policy and urged San Francisco and its people to be active participants in the fight for social justice and equality both locally and on a larger scale.
City College is facing cold classroom conditions due to broken boilers. This has caused discomfort and hindered learning for both students and faculty, with temperatures in the rooms as low as the 50s. The administration has suggested using space heaters and moving rooms, but the faculty union, AFT 2121, calls these solutions inadequate.
Despite deep financial cuts to essential City College programs and classes, the Mission Center was determined to make a comeback as a beloved and necessary community fixture.
During the event, Bell and Del Portillo were presented with a City proclamation recognizing August 5th as Mission Campus Day. Bell proposed that every August 5th be a celebration honoring the center.
City College faced even more challenges than most daycares and preschools. Even when other preschools or daycares were given the green light to re-open, CDEV Lab Schools faced many hurdles to re-opening due to being state funded and located on a college campus which had not yet re-opened. The doors are now open and the staff is eager to welcome students and their kids back to in person CDEV lab schools.
The Bay area celebrated their 13th annual Mexika New Year event, held March 13 at City College’s Mission campus.