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On-campus students must provide exemption, vaccine proof by Oct. 1

Rodrigo Hernandez, Editor-in-Chief | September 29, 2021

Students taking in-person classes must upload proof of vaccination or receive an approved exemption by Oct. 1 to continue remaining on campus.  At a special Board of Trustees meeting on Aug. 5, the Board passed Resolution No. 1 - COVID-19. The mandate requires all students, employees and members of the public to provide vaccination proof before entering any City College buildings, classes or off-campus...

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SBCC campus protocols for returning to in-person classes

Kiki Reyes, News Editor | September 3, 2021

Santa Barbara City College is one out of 116 community colleges to demand a vaccine mandate in order to return to campus.  A recent resolution approved by the Board of Trustees on Aug. 5 states that its employees and students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 1, unless they have an approved exemption.  “It’s really hard to forecast what will happen with the virus,” said...

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Faculty expects equity plan from new leaders after climate survey
Faculty expects equity plan from new leaders after climate survey
August Lawrence, Associate Editor • October 22, 2021

The College Planning Council spent the bulk of Thursday's meeting hearing concerns about City College’s current equity climate and complaints on the lack of visible steps...

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Banner for the fall 2021 production of Ripcord running from Oct. 15 through Oct. 30 at City Colleges Garvin Theatre in Santa Barbara, Calif. Image courtesy of theatre manager Pam Lasker.
The Theatre Group at SBCC drops into the fall season with 'Ripcord'
Melissa Garcia, Staff Writer • October 15, 2021

The Theatre Group brought out laughs, scares and heartfelt moments at the preview of “Ripcord” on Wednesday, Oct. 13.  Directed by Theatre Arts Department co-chair...

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The Channels hopeful now that tension has subsided between the Board of Trustees and Academic Senate
The Channels hopeful now that tension has subsided between the Board of Trustees and Academic Senate
THE CHANNELS EDITORIAL BOARD • October 22, 2021

After the Board of Trustees and Academic Senate began the semester at odds, it is reassuring to see the college’s two most influential governing bodies begin the process...

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Chef Stephane Rapp demonstrates the proper technique for cutting sashimi on Oct. 13 during a culinary class at City College in Santa Barbara, Calif. To make cutting the flesh into bite-sized pieces easier, Rapp first showed how to cut off tough muscle and tendons.
Oh crêpe! Culinary department returns to City College kitchens
Melissa Garcia, Staff Writer • October 22, 2021

The culinary arts students are back and cooking up delicacies in their kitchen this semester for the first time since before the pandemic. All of last year was spent cooking...

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