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New program planned to sort out transcript confusion

New program planned to sort out transcript confusion


City College is launching an online program this fall to help ease the confusion of signing up for classes and transferring to other colleges. The program, DegreeWorks, will be an online ...  Read More »

September 2, 2015 • 0 comments


SBCC’s student senate discusses improvements for new semester

August 29, 2015


SBCC student government may remove academic requirements

August 28, 2015


SBCC looks to hire new full-time staff for first time in 10 years

August 27, 2015

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A mixture of themes kicks off grand opening of ‘One Act’

A mixture of themes kicks off grand opening of ‘One Act’

GRADY OLSON, Channels Staff

Love, life, laughter, time travel and being stuck in an alternate reality were a few of the themes at City College’ short play festival, One Act which premiered Monday night...  Read More »

May 5, 2015 • 0 comments

Recent A&E Stories

Advanced acting students (from left) Sara Weman, Sara Persson and Laksmini Wiyantini rehearse lines for their upcoming performances in the City College student showcase ‘One Acts,’ while behind them former acting student and current director Pacomio Sun enters the Theatre, Monday, April 27, in the Garvin Theatre lobby on West Campus. Persson, Weman and Wiyantini are performing an act from ‘Approaching Lavendar,’ and Sun is directing ‘Philadelphia.’

Acting students showcase “One Acts” in the Jurkowitz Theatre

May 1, 2015

Members of the 'Lunch Break' band, Kyle Tefft (right) plays the tenor saxophone, while Michael Bowers and Andrew Barone each play the baritone sax, at the 'Big Band Blowout' jazz concert, Monday, April 27, in the Garvin Theatre.

‘Big Band Blowout’ wraps up jazz semester at Garvin Theatre

April 28, 2015

Gustav Högmo stars in City College's 'One Acts,' performing the first act from the comedy 'A Murder at the Howard Johnson's,' at 7 p.m. Monday, May 4, in the Garvin Theatre. 'When I came here and actually started taking classes, I realized that there is so much more to acting than just pretending to be someone else,' said Högmo. 'I just got even more interested in it.'

Three theatre students share excitement for ‘One Act’

April 27, 2015

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A voice of new beginnings to highlight commencement

A voice of new beginnings to highlight commencement

SAVANNA MESCH, Features Editor

Desiree Sulzmann is what City College is all about: giving second chances. As this year’s student commencement speaker, she hopes to inspire students who came to the...  Read More »

May 8, 2015 • 0 comments

Lindsey Bramlett-Smith sits in her office on May 8, 2015 at City College in Santa Barbara, Calif. She has taught at City College for 20 years and is retiring on May 15.

SBCC math professor subtracts work from the equation

May 8, 2015

Lou Spaventa has taught at City College for 14 years and is finally retiring after this semester, Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Santa Barbara, Calif.

From Peace Corps to professor—Spaventa retires after 23 years

May 8, 2015

History Professor David Morris is spending a lot of time during his last weeks at City College in his office helping students the week before finals, Wednesday, May 6, in the Interdisciplinary Center on West Campus. Morris's youngest son Dennis Morris, now age 33, drew the picture in 6th grade of Teddy Roosevelt now hanging on his father's office wall.

History professor turns new page after 11 year career

May 8, 2015

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Victim-blaming is an ineffective approach to sexual assault


The discussion of sexual assault on college campuses is an aggressive topic in news and politics right now. According to the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, “rape is the most violent crime committ...  Read More »

May 4, 2015 • 0 comments

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