Mesa College Stories

Facebook posted only the words “Go outside.”

“Why?” is the obvious question. “Because I love birds,” he says.

Thoughts at the End of Empire It’s possible future generations will destroy our art, literature, music, film, and corporations, in bitterness for allowing ecosystem collapse, and mistrust for how many leaders were distracted, apathetic, selfish, ...

San Diego dog parks becoming dust boxes

Dusty Rhodes in Ocean Beach, Morley Field, Nate’s Point at Balboa Park, and the dog park south of Mesa College

About two dozen dog and park lovers braved the rain Sunday for a protest over the lack of city care for the very dusty Dusty Rhodes dog park in Ocean Beach. The dog park that ...

Mesa College observatory dedicated to Trailmaster Schad

Jerry was like a comet

Colleagues and friends of Jerry Schad, astronomer, teacher, and author of San Diego's best hiking guide, assembled at Mesa College Thursday (November 18) to dedicate the Jerry Schad Observatory atop the Mathematics and Natural Sciences ...

Here's what we got for $40.5 million

Mesa College dedicates spiffy new building — "our school’s new center"

San Diego Mesa College faculty members and students cut the ribbon on its $40.5 million Social and Behavioral Sciences Building on February 11 — the latest in a years-long overhaul of the campus located where ...

Hugh Tech High alum Nico D’Amico-Barbour says no thanks to college

Uneducated but not unlearned

Young guys explain why they are passing on going to college. Absurd expense and subsequent debt is one reason, but even a young man from a well-off family sees other deterrents.

Campus Style at San Diego Mesa College

Stripes, stripes, and more stripes

Stripes have always been in. Your grandmother once rocked stripes and probably still does. They are as much of a wardrobe staple as a crisp white button-down. Whether they are subtle, chunky, thick, pin,zig-zag, horizontal ...

Mesa College 32nd Annual Golden Scissors Fashion Show

Mesa College fashion and design students are holding their 32nd annual Golden Scissors fashion show on Friday May 10th, 5:30-9pm at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina. What sets Golden Scissors apart from other fashion shows ...

Mesa College: Campus Style

I was surprised to discover that the students at Mesa Community College were better dressed than the SDSU students I came across on Tuesday afternoon. Perhaps it's because Mesa folks pay less tuition and have ...

National Day of Action for Education at Mesa College

On March 1, students and faculty members at three local college campuses took part in the National Day of Action for Education. Walk-outs were staged at City College, SDSU, and UCSD. Student rallies decried higher ...

Props to SDCCD

Back in 2002, San Diego voters approved Proposition S, a construction-bond program for the San Diego Community College District. The $685 million in bonds provided for repairs and major renovations at each of the three ...

Quids, quos, and a pro

The source of campaign money recently given to Marty Block may come to Democrats as a bit of a surprise. Block is the San Diego community college board president running in the Democratic primary to ...

San Diego students jaded after Columbine

Do you feel safe at school?

On April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Virginia, a sullen, troubled, twisted young man killed 32 people, injured 25 more, and then took his own life in the deadliest ...

Mesa College to build garage in Linda Vista canyon

Forget Mesa College Drive going to Genesee

Where do you suppose San Diego Mesa College, which lies in Clairemont on its southern edge, will build a huge garage to solve its student parking problems? Why, largely on Linda Vista canyon land, of ...

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