The Channels

SBCC football team optimistic for return to competition in Fall 2021

Eric Evelhoch, Staff Writer | April 26, 2021

After Santa Barbara City College missed an entire football season for the first time in 65 years due to COVID-19, people are full of optimism with preparations underway for the possible return of sports in the fall. The Vaqueros will have the opportunity for 15 days of practice during the spring, and the team’s roster will be bolstered by one of the largest incoming classes of head coach Craig...

Continue Reading
Athletics department pushes for on-site COVID-19 testing at SBCC

Adam McDonald, Staff Writer | April 26, 2021

Associate Athletics Director Ellen O’Connor addressed a critical issue hamstringing City College’s return to athletic competition at the Associated Student Government meeting Friday morning. O’Connor attributed it in part to lack of COVID-19 testing availability on campus. Most other colleges in the region provide testing sites on campus, and many have been able to compete in athletics. “We...

Continue Reading
View All
Screengrab from the Rotary Club of Montecito
Rotary Club recognizes 11 students from City College with scholarships
Jacob Frank, News Editor • May 7, 2021

Eleven City College students received educational scholarships of $1,250 each from the Rotary Club of Montecito during a virtual award celebration on Tuesday, May 4, over...

View All
Photo illustration of The Channels editorial board
Editor's List: Favorite stories from our time on SBCC's The Channels
Rodrigo Hernandez, Arts & Entertainment • May 7, 2021

As the semester comes to a close, most of the editors are saying goodbye to The Channels as well. Although this past year has been unbelievably unique, we also have memories...

View All
Family tragedy helped me face my emotions instead of avoiding them
August Lawrence, Opinion Editor • May 7, 2021

The announcement woke me up without warning. My mother’s voice came crashing into my room as she shouted from downstairs, “Your aunt had a stroke. Your uncle and I...

View All
After working in a strict corporate environment for so many years, Domingo Lopez enjoys working outdoors on his own time, mixed in with the crowds and seeing old clients. “I wouldn’t trade it,” he said, and also adding that when he sees his old clients he’s “excited to see them again.”
Santa Barbara's 'sole man' still shining in retirement
May 7, 2021

Domingo Lopez didn’t grow up thinking he would become a shoe shiner, but one day the opportunity presented itself to him and he took it. “It’s hard at first,” he said....

View All
Twitter Feed:
Activate Search
The news site of Santa Barbara City College.