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Antioch pairs with SBCC to help struggling math students

HANNA LARSSON, Channels Contributor

May 2, 2014

Since fall 2013, Antioch University has helped struggling City College students in a condensed course similar to Math 117. Located in downtown Santa Barbara, City College’s partner school offers QNT 190: Statistics and Behavio...

Award-winning teacher spins stories into math gold

Jennifer Rufer, Features Editor

April 18, 2012

Never talk about a woman's weight, unless it's for instructional purposes. For Bronwen Moore, comparing her college weight gain to a friend's is one of many down-to-earth techniques that sets her teaching apart. Moore, chair...

Math professor spends free time practicing mixed martial arts

Michael Mebratu, Michael Mebratu, and Michael Mebratu

April 7, 2010

Charles Johnson is not your ordinary City College math professor, he also submits and chokes out his sparring partners at the Paragon Academy of Jiu-Jitsu and Kickboxing. Mixed martial arts is taking the world by storm, and h...

Fantasy baseball mock draft

Christopher Sugarman, Christopher Sugarman, and Christopher Sugarman

April 7, 2010

If you've been pondering in math class and lunch breaks whether to take that already-proven-star-studded-bopper or that next young phenom with limitless potential in the first round, snap out of it. The key to success in fantasy...

MESA program awarded with grants

Travis Pastori and Travis Pastori

February 24, 2010

In the midst of budget cuts, the Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement, also known as MESA, program compensates with private grants, raising almost $200,000. "It's not a tremendous amount of money in the world of...

Tutoring services likely to be saved

Kyle Rokes and Kyle Rokes

November 9, 2009

By his own admission, 21-year-old music major Devon McPherson is not very good at math. So, he comes to the Math Tutorial Lab in West Campus' IDC building for help in pre-calculus "every day for at least a little while." He's...

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