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Microaggressions aren’t harmless – they cause great distress

Sierra Shelton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

No, you cannot touch my hair. It may be long, coily and braided, but my hair isn’t something for you to pick at, grab and announce in the ice cream section of Albertsons. Seriously, that’s just downright rude. Microag...

Pro-lifers do not value all life. They just restrict women’s rights

Alex Degerlund, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

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Students should be more aware of SBCC’s resources for stress

Celina Jauregui, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

We bond every day with our peers through the mental battles we face together on a daily basis, so often dismissed as typical but never genuinely addressed or talked about. Although these mental battles are as varied as the st...

I’ve decided to keep my last name. It’s the practical choice

Sydney Antil, Associate Editor

October 8, 2018

Yes, I get it, my last name sounds a lot like ‘ant hill.’ Don’t even try with the jokes because I’ve already heard them all. But while I’ve endured countless remarks about my last name for years, it makes me feel ...

Police training and screening needs more emphasis on ethics

Hayley Herrera, Channels Staff

May 11, 2018

According to an investigative report from the Washington Post in 2017, the number of fatalities caused by police shootings has been been just under 1,000 per year since 2014. The high number of deaths and shootings by police show th...

The Hawaii missile false alarm showed me how helpless I was

David Sjostedt, Channels Staff

April 27, 2018

There aren’t too many ways a surf trip in Hawaii can go wrong, aside from dangerous swells and nukes from North Korea.   It was the last day of my trip, and I wasn’t even planning on surfing that day.  Actually, I hadn...

Why SBCC is the right path for me

Sydney Antil, Channels Staff

April 27, 2018

I am 18 years old and have been in college at SBCC for two years now. That statement alone is probably enough to have you scratching your head in confusion, but the real question is: Why the hell am I staying here for two MOR...

The Isla Vista party scene has changed after the Deltopia Riot

Maxton Schulte, Channels Staff

April 20, 2018

Is Deltopia weekend approaching its final chapter? Let's be honest with ourselves, it is. As a former short-time resident of Isla Vista, I have experienced the madness that the community is known for and have been noticing the college town finally maturing. Since Isla Vist...

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