The Channels

Column – ACORN involvement in illegal activities exposed

Mike Stevens, Mike Stevens, and Mike Stevens

October 9, 2009

ACORN was the kind of organization that everyone wanted to be apart of to help communities across nation. Now it's become a sinking ship that's going down fairly fast. The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now is a collection of community-based organizations that work to improve health care, aff...

Incident Report – Makeshift shelter removed from West Campus

Gabriel Cabello, Gabriel Cabello, and Gabriel Cabello

October 7, 2009

Sept. 21 A student admitted to attempted theft of another's MP3 player when the owner noticed it in the offender's pocket. The owner had stepped away from his MP3 player during auto class, and the device was missing when he...

Incident Report – Student stoned by cyclist

Gabriel Cabello

September 23, 2009

Sept. 2 Security received a call about an attempted assault on a student whose laptop bag had reportedly been torn after a bicyclist threw a piece of concrete at him the day before. The cyclist had apparently been jumping his mo...

Angry girl attacks ex-boyfriend

Gabriel Cabello

September 23, 2009

A culinary student was punched and clawed by his ex-girlfriend in the East Campus Friendship Plaza on Thursday evening, according to the incident report. The woman first threw the man's sunglasses on the ground, breaking the...

Anti-Obama flyers found scattered around campus

Gabriel Cabello

September 23, 2009

Anti-Barack Obama flyers were found posted around campus the morning of Sept. 10, vandalizing Channels newsstands and upsetting many passersby. The photo-shopped image of President Obama, with makeup resembling Heath Ledger's character The Joker in "The Dark Kni...

Former SBCC students arrested for off-campus robbery

Jon Marx

September 17, 2009

The Mesa, a stretch of Santa Barbara that boasts beautiful parks, houses and views of the ocean, is a home to many City College students, faculty and an increasing amount of violent crime. On July 31, a home invasion occurred...

Robbery and assault on campus

Gabriel Cabello

September 14, 2009

A City College student was punched in the face, knocked to the ground and robbed of his backpack near the Earth and Biological Sciences Building on Sept. 8 at about 7:45 p.m. The offender has not yet been identified. After...

Incident Report

Gabriel Cabello

September 9, 2009

Aug. 20 A car accident in the Loma Alta parking lot (2-A) occurred when a campus gardener backed up his cart at the same time a student driver reversed to leave her parking spot. A damaged taillight was the only destructive...

Cheating leads to achieving

Gabriel Cabello

August 31, 2009

In a country where we are encouraged to be all that we can be, for some people being all that they can just isn't enough. At least it's not enough for them when playing by the rules. After all, why follow the pack when you...

Drunk driver busted at City College

By Shane Bliemaster

June 4, 2009

A middle-aged man was stopped by the chief of Campus Security around 9 a.m. April 22 for driving under the influence. Campus Security Director John Dafoe said he spotted Roberto Martin driving a white Toyota Camry by the West...

Sextually active

Stefanie Hulbert

May 11, 2009

In the last two years, sexting- sending nude pictures through text messaging-has revolutionized the way teens interact with the opposite sex. But teenage girls are often ignorant of the consequences that come from this virtual...

Incident Report – Cat fight – Round 2

Hannah Scott

April 29, 2009

April 21 A City College staff member was trapped for 45 minutes in an elevator in the Inter -disciplinary Center Building. Republic Elevator arrived at 12:45 p.m., opened the elevator and let her out. The report said...

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