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Underground music venues plentiful around Santa Barbara

NATHAN BARRETT, Channels Staff

April 15, 2016

For someone just moving to Santa Barbara, or someone trying to find their patch of underground music heaven, I can help you out. It doesn’t matter what type of music you’re into. The point is the venue. The types...

Responsibility of preventing Deltopia falls on IV residents

DANI LAVI, Channels Staff

March 25, 2016

Isla Vista is home to a few truly notorious events; one of these infamous weekends goes by the name of Deltopia. This town surrounding UC Santa Barbara, which has been named one of the biggest party schools in the nation by multiple online publications, hosts wild parties every single week...

City College students need to become more politically aware


March 11, 2016

The 2016 Presidential elections have prompted news headlines filled with scandals and malicious remarks from our leading candidates. While this may be what catches our attention, it really tells us nothing about their actual stance...

Speaking out against sexual assault offers hope to victims

EVA VALENCIA, Channels Staff

February 26, 2016

Many female students in our community are haunted by fear when going out due to previous traumatic experiences out of their control. Sexual assault has always been difficult to discuss. Talking about it may open up old wounds,...

Students need to understand consequences of drunk driving

ALLISON SNELL, Channels Staff

February 19, 2016

City college students need to be aware of the risks of drinking and driving. A typical Friday for most college kids is a night of walking up and down Del Playa in Isla Vista drinking with friends. After bouncing from house...

For some, terrible addictions start with doctor’s prescription

JON VREELAND, Channels Staff

February 15, 2016

It’s called “chasing the dragon,” for some college students it is the deadliest pastime since Russian Roulette. This is the uncanny ritual of the non-needle using junky who only uses heroin by inhaling a trail of smoke sliding down a tray of alumi...

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