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SBCC student falls victim to spinal meningitis infection

Kyle Rokes, Joel Linde and Anna Hansson

September 9, 2010

A City College student was infected with spinal meningitis two weeks ago, the international students office confirmed today. The student awoke from a coma yesterday, according to a friend of the patient. Carola Smith, the office's...

Textbook rentals slow at Santa Barbara City College Bookstore

Joel Linde, Features Editor, Joel Linde, Features Editor, and Joel Linde, Features Editor

September 3, 2010

"I would prefer to rent, but I didn't know they offered it here," said Paola Bazaldua, a 19-year-old biology major. The new service, a collaboration between the campus bookstore* and Bookrenter, was introduced in June. Accordi...

Honor Roll members recognized

SaraLloyd Truax and SaraLloyd Truax

May 12, 2010

The President's Honor Roll Reception was held May 7 at the Winslow Maxwell Overlook.A total of 2,484 students earned honors during the spring and fall semesters of 2009, but only 500 attended the event."You make your own path in ...

Students elect seven new officers for the Associated Student Body

Thomas Ugarte and Thomas Ugarte

May 5, 2010

The Associated Student Body named seven new officers and senators Monday who promise big changes for the 2010-2011 academic year. Student elections were conducted online through Pipeline from April 26 through April 29. Around...

Justice Studies adds two new degrees

Andrea Ellickson and Andrea Ellickson

April 20, 2010

The California Community College Chancellor's Office has not approved a new Administration of Justice degree in over 40 years, until now. Criminology and Legal Studies are two new degrees offered in the Justice Studies Department...

Key contributor, donator to college passes away at age 93

Andrea Ellickson and Andrea Ellickson

February 5, 2010

In the inner courtyard of the MacDougall Administration Building rests a plaque dedicated to Helen Pedotti. Some may not even know the courtyard is there, or know the influence the late Helen Pedotti had on the Santa Barbara City...

Hey bro, the booze is banned

William Mullen, William Mullen, and William Mullen

November 24, 2009

 Alcohol is now permanently banned from Isla Vista's beaches and three bluff-top parks, the county Board of Supervisors decided on Nov. 3, replacing the temporary six-month ban enacted as an emergency measure to prevent Fl...

President Serban solves mistake by State Chancellors Office

Kenny Lindberg, Kenny Lindberg, and Kenny Lindberg

February 25, 2009

A mistake by the State Chancellors Office could cost the district an estimated $500,000 in new faculty salaries if officials do not follow Superintendent-President Andreea Serban's contingency plan. To remedy the error, City...

Serban chats with faculty; budget, job futures top discussion

Katrine Villumsen, Katrine Villumsen, and Katrine Villumsen

February 25, 2009

Superintendent-President Andreea Serban hosted her first chat of the spring semester on Feb. 12. About 40 people attended the chat - most of them school faculty. Serban, sitting alone in front of her listeners, was smiling...

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