Monthly Archives: December 2011

Many voices of Occupy

The Express news staff went to downtown’s Cesar Chavez Park this fall to capture the grassroots effort by City College students and staff as they did their part in the greater national Occupy Movement, which began on Wall Street and … Continue reading

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‘Food for beauty’: currency of goodwill

Donations of canned foods don’t usually yield tangible returns, but City College’s cosmetology department held its fall semester canned food drive, inviting students, staff and community to donate canned foods in return for a free haircut or manicure. A multimedia … Continue reading

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WUE offers transfer options

Students find fewer public in-state transfer opportunities and look to transfer out-of-state December 8, 2011 by Amanda Branham | Staff Writer with additional reporting by Amy Wong City College students hoping to transfer to public four-year universities have had more obstacles placed … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street spreads to City College

Protests give rise to Occupy College Movement Written by Salvatore Faro and Amy Wong The Occupy Wall Street movement has inspired protests across the country with citizens voicing their view that big business has too much influence on government. The … Continue reading

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Classes get chance to experiment with urban gardening

September 7, 2011 by Amy Wong | Editor-in-chief Photo by Amy Wong A ceremonial turning of the soil for two new courses that will teach students who plant food and flowers on City Farm, the first curriculum-based urban farm at … Continue reading

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City College grows hope

Two classes this fall will be the first on campus to plant food and flowers on City Farm, the first curriculum-based urban farm at City College. “There’s tremendous energy around this project,” said Robyn Waxman, the graphic communications professor who … Continue reading

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Food fight

Uptick in club food sales conflicts with Los Rios district’s food provider contract September 28, 2011 by Amy Wong | Editor-in-chief Student clubs that make and sell food on campus are subject to new rules starting this semester that make … Continue reading

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