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Cal State tuition hikes spark controversy this transfer season

TOVA KIBAL, Channels Staff

April 10, 2017

It is midst spring semester and City College students are getting ready to transfer to a school of their choice, but a controversial tuition raise has gone through for the California State Universities. The Cal State Board...

IDEAS club raises funds for scholarships for undocumented

Jackie Cobos, Channels Staff

February 24, 2017

Financial scholarships are crucial for undocumented students at this time in the wake of the Trump administration. According to a statement from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, applications for state financial assistance from undocumented students have dropped 40 percent from last year, from 34,000 applications to 20,000. “It...

Local graduates go to SBCC tuition-free with new program

Alexis Smith, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016

City College is excited to announce its first tuition-free program for local high school graduates. The SBCC Promise was introduced this fall semester for students in 2015-2016 graduating classes from high schools spanning from the Gaviota...

Community colleges to raise requirements for financial aid

ALLISON SNELL, Channels Staff

March 11, 2016

City College students could be at risk of losing financial aid next semester if they do not meet new academics requirements to qualify for both the Pell Grant and the Board of Governors Fee Waiver. Beginning fall 2016, the...

Statewide changes may affect students’ financial aid status


September 21, 2015

Community college students in California will be held to a higher school standard to receive tuition funding. The change to the Board of Governors Fee Waiver is set to start in fall 2016 and now holds students to an academ...

Studying abroad should be more accessible for American students


February 27, 2015

Studying abroad can be one of the greatest experiences in the lives of young people. Being able to see a different culture and become immersed in a whole new world can be scary, yet thrilling at the same time. Young people...

City College sees stable budget for first time in six years


March 10, 2014

For the first time in six years, City College will not have to make budget cuts. In a special Budget Forum, Vice President of Business Services Joe Sullivan, explained that not only will there be no cuts, but department budgets are also se...

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