The Channels

Police finally held accountable for killing of unarmed citizens

MAC WALBY, Associate Editor

May 4, 2015

Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Ezell Ford and John Crawford. It seems like every week, another unarmed black man is killed at the hands of the police. Almost 400 people have been killed by the police this year alone. But somehow,...

Yes means yes: a new approach about sexual responsibility

MEGAN RANDOLPH, Channels Staff

May 1, 2015

In an attempt to engage both men and women in a discussion about sex crimes in college communities, City College has ramped up its efforts to make a meaningful impact on sexual assault. Aided by new legislation in Senate Bill...

ISIS infiltrates social media; creates fear among U.S. citizens

TAYLOR MUNSELL, Channels Staff

May 1, 2015

In America, we use social media for sharing photos, making dates and shopping. About 7,000 miles across the world, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria uses it as a mode of recruitment while sharing bloody videos of decapitation ...

An Orwellian world activated through your electronics

MAC WALBY, Associate Editor

March 27, 2015

In the 1940s, George Orwell wrote in his novel “1984” about a brutal, authoritarian dictatorship that used technology to watch and listen in on the citizens of Oceania. He imagined a world where people constantly lived...

Humanities building still needs close to $1 million in alterations

ANA MEZIC, Editor in Chief

April 28, 2014

The Humanities building is reaching the end of its first semester in new skin. Though the remodel has drastically improved the building, there are still a number of amendments needed; ranging from paper towel dispensers ($...

Incident report: Campus vandalized over weekend

Cody Brumbaugh, Opinion Editor

April 16, 2012

April 6, 8:30 a.m. A male student in a foreign language class was being confrontational with the instructor after he was dropped from the class for numerous absences. The student yelled at the instructor over her teaching met...

Channels joins other groups asking SBCC salaries be publicized

Gabriella Slabiak, News Editor

March 1, 2012

The State Controller’s Office has given City College officials an April 1 deadline to make each employee’s salary—including benefits and overtime—public. When the college complies, it will be the first time in history...

Channels, SBCC administration battle over release of accreditation report

Gabriella Slabiak, News Editor

February 8, 2012

The college is violating the California Public Records Act by refusing to share the accreditation commission evaluation of the Board of Trustees, according to a top media law attorney. “They haven’t demonstrated that...

Teachers and students fake handicap parking placards to find spots easier

Travis Pastori and Travis Pastori

May 12, 2011

In the never-ending battle for Campus parking, some students and staff members resort to deception and forgery to take parking spots away from the handicap and injured. This semester Campus Security has reported nine inciden...

Serban to stay at City College

Cody Bashore, Editor in Chief

May 5, 2011

Despite being named a finalist for the presidency at Mt. San Antonio College, Superintendent-President Dr. Andreea Serban will remain at City College for the foreseeable future. Two months ago, Serban spoke at an open forum for ...

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