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SBCC students partner with local nonprofit on Rwanda pad project

Grace Stanley, Guest Columnist

May 5, 2017

Filed under Guest Columns

Most people don’t consider how women and girls deal with menstruation in developing countries. Due to this subject being taboo in their cultures, little has been done to create a solution for dealing with these women’s pe...

Tenant protections could be decent start for needy renters

Austin P. Ambrose, Channels Staff

May 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Anyone who’s lucky enough to find a place to rent in Santa Barbara probably pays an arm and a leg for it too. The Santa Barbara City Council did the right thing for renters and tenants at its March 21 meeting by acknowledging that capping rents is not the answer to the ci...

Americans need to be more aware of eating disorders

Alyssa Durant, Editor in Chief

May 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Everyone talks about the starving citizens in third-world countries like Africa, but it’s not so common to hear about the hungry people in the United States. Americans of all genders and ages—who don’t struggle with poverty—go...

Trump stands alone in his faith in Middle East peace pact

Gerardo Zavala, Associate Editor

May 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Confidence, as President Trump has not learned, doesn’t breed success as a president; it sets him up for failure. Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met at the White House Wednesday to discuss peace between...

State Street feels empty and different with retail apocalypse

Gerardo Zavala, Associate Editor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Walking down State Street and enjoying its many shops and beautiful aesthetics has always been a great past time for Santa Barbarians. However, walking down State Street has taken a very different meaning in recent years. Today,...

SBCC students should take advantage of outdoor PE classes

ANGELA ROSE BICKMANN, Opinion Editor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

City College students walk from one class to the next, glancing at the coastal view they wish they had time for. Little do they know, they can easily make time to enjoy the outdoors of Santa Barbara and get school credit for...

Student says advertising to children should be banned

Julia Pizza, Associate Editor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As a child, I fell victim to the manipulative ads for fancy dolls and fattening junk food. After almost 20 years of being exposed to catchy advertising, I still get caught in the clever trap. Every time I scroll through...

SBCC student regrets choosing first love over first-choice college

Madeline K. Nathaus, Channels Staff

April 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Personal

One year ago, I decided to stay home for college to be with my boyfriend. Ten days after the decision deadline— he broke up with me. I was a senior in high school. Desperate to leave Ventura, California, I whined about...

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