City College hosts second-annual Black graduates celebration

City College Panthers student support programs ASHÉ Center and Black Student Success held their second-annual Black graduation celebration party on May 2 in the City College Student Center.

Congratulating their Black student graduates who will be graduating spring of 2024, the celebration consisted of music, food, raffle tickets to win prizes, dancing, and socializing with friends and family.

General counseling student support specialist Donnaven Bradley was one of many who helped put the even

City College’s results from the 3C2A Women’s Wrestling State Championships

City College Panthers hosted the Women’s 2024 3C2A State Championships at the North Gymnasium. The event hosted a total of 13 California Community College women’s wrestling teams, but could only have two matches happening simultaneously as there were only two mats.

City College ended up at fourth place totaling a team total of 81.5 total team points. Cerritos College ended up winning the dual tournaments by racking up a total of 166 total team points. Mt. San Antonio College took second place w

Introducing Dick Wolf’s third franchise series, ‘FBI’

Calling all Dick Wolf fans, I know you have heard of the franchise series, “Law & Order,” “Chicago” and now his newest series “FBI.” There is no theme song or introduction of the characters to this series like his previous series, it just pops right on and introduces the main characters at the bottom of the screen.

Wolf made the latter series in 2018, creating “FBI,” “FBI: International” and “FBI: Most Wanted” to make up his third franchise series.

The first series I would like to discuss is “

The very best of ‘Law & Order’

Calling all “Law & Order” fans, I know you all have heard this sound created by the famous Emmy award winning composer Mike Post. Post actually created the famous sound using people stomping their feet in excitement, which you can read about in an interview he did with Entertainment Weekly.

This iconic sound comes from my favorite crime drama franchise, “Law & Order.” Created by my all-time favorite crime show producer Dick Wolf, “Law & Order” is a show that brings both tears and joy to me ever

City College welcomes artist Pilar Agüero-Esparza

City College’s art department opened the Gregory Kondos Gallery to art students and the public on Tuesday Feb. 13, to present a talk led by artist Pilar Agüero-Esparza on a collection of her multimedia artwork, titled “Stratum,” an exhibit featured in the Kondos Gallery until March 1.

“Myself and a group of colleagues wanted to bring something to the art department to help encourage their current students and help inspire them to bring out more of their work,” said ceramics professor Mark Bogys

Photo of the day: ASHÉ Center holds Kwanzaa Celebration

Lisa Hayden, student support specialist of the ASHÉ Center on the left poses for a photo with ASHÉ center peer mentors from left Mulik Johnson, Nay Williams, Taylor McClure and Dakoda (DeeJay) Jones during the Kwanzaa celebration hosted by the center on Thursday Dec. 7, 2023.

The meaning of the holiday was broken down in a slideshow for attendees. Kwanzaa is a secular holiday traditionally celebrated by some members of the Black community. It typically spans from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, culminating

Sac City Express

City College Panthers defeated Shasta College 44-5 in a dual meet on Wednesday, Oct. 25. The victory was highlighted by pin falls from Ahmmaad Lewis and Evan Glines, and technical victories by Jacob Hodge and Ammar Khan, according to the team page on the Panthers site.

The Panthers won eight of the 10 contested matches and are now 2-0 in the 2023 through 2024 West Division standings, according to the California Community College Athletic Association, where various California community colleges

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City College Panthers hosted the Diablo Valley Vikings and won all three rounds of volleyball to push their overall record to 13-12 on Wednesday Oct. 25, led by game leaders Abby Shackelford, Lydia Rider, and Tara Benkowski.

The Panthers players were vocal throughout the competition from their preparation of the game to the end result. From the moment the ball was in the air, the team communicated to each other yelling, “I got it! I got it!” to let the rest of the team know that the ball was co

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The deadline and application process for the Free Application for Student Aid form, more commonly known as the FAFSA form, is approaching in December.

There have been a series of revamping efforts to the FAFSA form, and according to an article in the New York Times, this revamping is happening in an effort to streamline the process of applying to FAFSA. The new form is being called the “FAFSA Simplification Act.”

Lots of California undergraduate students apply for and use FAFSA, and according

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City College Panthers hosted a wrestling tournament invitational on Saturday, Sep. 16 in the North Gym where they competed and won against wrestlers from 12 California community colleges.

City College won the tournament with a total of 282.5 points, followed by Fresno City College with 250.5 points and Bakersfield College with 199.5 points.

Originally called the Sacramento City College Invitational, City College agreed to change the name in honor of longtime head coach David Pacheco. Pacheco s

Enrollment sees more than half of students in online classes

Associate Vice President of Adminstration Michael Lawlor said over 60% of students were enrolled in online classes while 29% were enrolled in in-person classes and 11% were enrolled in hybrid classes. Over 13,000 unduplicated students were enrolled in the spring 2023 semester.

Over 60% of students in the spring 2023 semester were enrolled in online classes a campus official said.

Associate Vice President of Administration Michael Lawlor said about 29% of students were enrolled in in-person cla

The Nest creates safe space for student-parents and their kids on campus

The Nest Support and Coaching Specialist Emely Salgado at the event with the kids on March 23 in the Child Development Center. Salgado is helping teach kids how to play basketball.

The Nest hosted an event for student-parents to bring their kids to campus on March 23.

The event is called “Music, Movement, and Stories with The Nest” and took place in the Child Development Center. Nest Coordinator Jeannette Mulhern said she wanted the event to be a place for kids to play while student-parents ca

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