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New platform for innovative City College students and business owners in Santa Barbara

Gabriella Slabiak, Staff Writer and Gabriella Slabiak, Staff Writer

October 5, 2010

The City College Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation recently launched a website that provides entrepreneurs with free information, coaching, and learning. is an online network where ...

‘Diversity Movie Project’ screens in City College campus center

MARISSA KOCHAN, staff writer

September 21, 2010

Colors of Diversity: The Diversity Movie Project, a free film screening each Tuesday in the Campus Center, began last week. "I want everyone to be able to look at others through different eyes," said Associated Student Senate P...

Droppin’ the ‘F’ Bomb: Academic Renewal modified at City College

JOHAN HAMMERBY, staff writer

September 21, 2010

Failing students may now be able to drop bad grades from their transcripts, no questions asked.   "The whole idea is that it gives students a second chance without having to repeat their classes," said Counselor Debbie...

Vying for a Voice at City College

KYLE ROKES, news editor

September 21, 2010

The Board of Trustees is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a mailer that will be a first step to establishing an official representative body for over 20,000 students enrolled in continuing education. However, some adult education studen...

Review: lets you be the reporter

Therese Loberg and Therese Loberg

September 21, 2010

Are you looking for a homepage where you can read juicy news or just watch entertaining clips posted by people around you? Then could be a webpage for you. The main purpose for the site is to show the most importan...

Creepers, Stalkers, and angry students


September 21, 2010

Tuesday, September 7 A woman reported that her car had been vandalized as she exited the lower parking lot next to La Playa Stadium. She said she was stopped at the lot's exit, and a man slammed his fist on the back of her car...

Showstopper: Delay costs SBCC Garvin theater remodel time and money

Kyle Rokes

September 14, 2010

Construction on the Garvin Theater encountered a delay this summer that will push opening night back until fall 2011, officials said. The drama/music and Garvin modernization is budgeted to cost $17.3 million. That includes addi...

Wait is finally over for City College Green Center

Joel Linde

September 14, 2010

Dr. Adam Green can breathe a sigh of relief this fall. Green, program director for the college's Center for Sustainability, has seen funding for the program reinstated after a period of uncertainty. "They've decided to maintain...

SBCC partially restores tutors and counseling

Kyle Rokes

September 14, 2010

   City College will be able to bring back tutoring and expand counseling as early as this semester, according to the new school budget discussed at last Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting. "In a time of a budget crisis, we...

SBCC student senate cuts down on members

Marissa Kochan

September 14, 2010

There's been a growing number of students interested in joining the Student Senate since 2009. In fact, the surplus of prospective applicants has made it necessary to establish basic qualifications for anyone who wants to join...

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...

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