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33 COVID infections February after SBCC returned from winter break

Dylan Harrison, Staff Writer | April 12, 2021

Student COVID-19 cases at City College hit an all-time high of 33 in February, a sharp increase from the January total of eight. The February COVID-19 Monthly Update Report stated the cases were across a variety of classes being held in person. Though over 600 students are in face-to-face courses, “none of the transmission occurred in any of the classes,” said physical education department chair...

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News Briefs: COVID vaccine clinics, sex-trafficking awareness meeting

Kiki Reyes, Staff Writer | April 12, 2021

With so much happening around the City College community, The Channels would like to offer a single place for the most important information. We’ll be compiling a weekly list of current and upcoming events to keep readers up to date on campus news. -The Well will be hosting a virtual workshop, titled “Human Sex Trafficking Awareness,” led by Standing Together to End Sexual Assault (STESA)...

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Committee finds $100,000 for the budget, preventing further layoffs
Committee finds $100,000 for the budget, preventing further layoffs
Jacob Frank, News Editor • April 16, 2021

A committee at City College has saved over $100,000 towards the budget, potentially avoiding additional layoffs in the process. President Raeanne Napoleon announced that...

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Composer and band leader Elliot Deutsch of the "Pandemonium Big Band" played alongside City College musicians on a YouTube livestream on Monday April, 12 in Santa Barbara, Calif. Deutsch was calling in from Los Angeles, with students participating from across the state.
Acclaimed composer joins Lunch Break band for latest virtual show
Rodrigo Hernandez, Arts & Entertainment Editor • April 16, 2021

The Lunch Break Big Band hosted a virtual concert this past Monday featuring acclaimed jazz composer Elliot Deutsch. Deutsch is the leader of the Elliot Deutsch Big Band,...

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Guest Column: Building community and healing the campus climate
Guest Column: Building community and healing the campus climate
Hong Lieu, Ruie Garnica, and Raeanne Napoleon • April 16, 2021

                    We three are the co-chairs of the Campus Climate Advisory Council—a...

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Ezekiel Contreras-Forrest was recently awarded the 2021 Board of Governors Student Leadership Award, and will be speaking at this year
Student rises from foster care and adversity to statewide recognition
Ryan P. Cruz, Editor-In-Chief • April 12, 2021

Ezekiel Contreras-Forrest struggled for stability growing up, never really feeling like he had a home. He bounced from place to place, between friends and family members...

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