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SBCC faculty lecture discusses mass shootings, gun control

GRACE STANLEY, Guest Columnist

December 1, 2017

At 4 p.m. on Nov. 20, the 2020: A Year Without War group hosted a faculty lecture in the Physical Sciences Building Room 101 regarding mass shootings in the United States. The talk expanded to discuss gun control as a whole. The ...

Guest Column: What Cathy Murillo’s election should teach us

Jasun Chen, Guest Columnist

November 16, 2017

Our electoral system is flawed. People sometimes think that they have no choice – that they have to vote for the “lesser of two evils” or the more “electable” candidate. Notably, the mayoral race this year came down to Cat...

Guest column: the benefits of completing an internship

Catherine Radecki, Guest Columnist

October 13, 2017

Many students earn a college degree to prepare themselves for the workplace. However, when they reach graduation there can be a feeling of panic about obtaining a job in their field. To alleviate this stress, students can take ...

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ dance to be performed for good cause

GRACE STANLEY, Guest Columnist

October 10, 2017

At 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, hundreds of Zombies will rise from the lawn of Santa Barbara’s stunning Courthouse Sunken Gardens to perform Michael Jackson’s iconic “Thriller” dance. They’ll be dancing simultaneously with ...

SBCC students partner with local nonprofit on Rwanda pad project

GRACE STANLEY, Guest Columnist

May 5, 2017

Most people don’t consider how women and girls deal with menstruation in developing countries. Due to this subject being taboo in their cultures, little has been done to create a solution for dealing with these women’s pe...

‘Unconference’ tackles innovation in online education


March 13, 2017

On February 25th, online educators from community colleges across the state converged on Santa Barbara City College to attend the first ever “Pedagogy to Increase Student Success: An Unconference for Online Educators.” The on...

‘Gay Girl/Straight World’ columnist Penny Patterson discusses the gay life in SB

Katrine Villumsen and Katrine Villumsen

April 30, 2008

Dressed in a black skirt and a matching shirt, she entered the big stage. She seemed a little nervous standing alone in front of the microphone facing the almost full room. She was there to talk about herself, but she wanted to...

Guest Column: Faculty open-minded to all Religious views

Lisette Davies Austin

March 9, 2004

Our dear friend, Kerry Gilmour, has lost her way in her first year here at Santa Barbara City College. Perhaps she didn't see the sign on campus that apparently reads "No Food, Beverage, Or Christian Views Beyond This Point."...

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