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Dr. Karolyn Hanna chosen as faculty lecturer of the year

Terra Inglis

April 21, 2009

Dr. Karolyn Hanna, this year's faculty lecturer of the year, will be discussing the history and challenges of nursing education in Santa Barbara at City College's Annual Faculty Lecture on April 30 in the Sports Pavilion. Taking...

Spring Dance Concert will feature student and faculty choreography

Anneli Bergqvist

April 21, 2009

In the upcoming Spring Dance Concert, City College dance students will have the chance to perform seven newly choreographed pieces, one of which was choreographed entirely by the students themselves, giving them an opportunity...

Campus clubs celebrate Earth day, international week

Jen Baron, Jen Baron, and Jen Baron

April 21, 2009

City College clubs will be hosting a variety of events for International Week on campus from April 20 to 25. Each day will carry a different theme, as different clubs will host events from live bands, belly dancers and celebrity guest speakers. Earth Day falls in the middle of International Week on Wednesday, April 22. Festivities will run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The holiday is said to originate from former Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson. After the 1...

Local environmentalist to screen killer whale documentary

Jen Baron

April 19, 2009

Harmful chemicals in marine ecosystems have subjected orca populations to flame-retardant chemicals as far as turning them into fireproof whales, an Ocean Futures Society member said. When Jean-Michel Cousteau and his team set out ...

CD Review- Yeah Yeah Yeahs “It’s a Blitz”

Katrine Villumsen

April 19, 2009

The alternative rock trio from New York has come a long way since its debut album in 2001. So far, lead singer Karen Orzolek's legendary voice is only recognizable on the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' third album "It's a Blitz!" Compare...

CD Review- Gavin Degraw “Free”

Christianne Rojo

April 19, 2009

After hitting the top of the charts with songs like "I Don't Want To Be" and "I'm In Love With A Girl," singer-songwriter Gavin Degraw is back with his third album. "Free" dropped March 31, 2009 under J-Records. The album consi...

CD Review- Pet Shop Boys “Yes”

Sofia Gjerstad

April 19, 2009

Pet Shop Boys are celebrating 23 years in the music industry by releasing their 18th album "Yes." The CD dropped March 23 in the UK, and is set for an April 21 release in the U.S. The British electro-pop group reached succes...

Column – Homely talent uncovered in soloist Susan Boyle

Eryn Burkhart

April 16, 2009

To dream a dream, to entertain a fancy-many would have put her dream to bed at first sight. She is the perfect example of why not to judge a book by its cover, and neither Simon Cowell nor the world's pop culture could see her coming....

CD Review – In a Perfect World

Victor Bryant

April 15, 2009

Singer-songwriter Keri Hilson's much anticipated debut album, "In a Perfect World," does not disappoint, featuring top guest artists from the R&B and hip- hop worlds. The single "Turnin' Me On," featuring Lil Wayne, is...

First-year music student organizes local music writer’s showcase

Eryn Burkhart

April 15, 2009

The term singer-songwriter is generally used to describe a musician who writes, composes and sings songs they have written, often providing their own accompaniment in the form of piano or guitar. Music major Phoebe Light fits...

CD Review – The Takeover

Joey Large

April 15, 2009

Zion I is back with producers Zumbi and AmpLive, reppin' the West Coast on his new album, "The Takeover." Soulful blues vocals become part of the beat in "Antenna." The bass creeps into the singing, blending into heavy-hitting...

Local artwalk artist finds time to help students in printmaking class

Miguel Arana

April 15, 2009

It's early Sunday morning when a noisy and multicolored Volkswagen van runs from west to east on Cabrillo Boulevard. It stops right after Stearns Wharf. Somebody steps down from the driver's seat dressed in clothes as colorful...

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