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Chancellor discusses impact of COVID-19 on community colleges

Jun Starkey, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2020

California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley discussed the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and the future of community colleges across the state at a Zoom press conference Tuesday.  The Chancellor’s Office recently received ...

Nursing student faces drastic shift in education due to coronavirus

Alexia Beller, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

Before the coronavirus pandemic, nursing student Jessica Wizman would enter the hospital ready to check off another day of her clinical training. Now she enters with a can of Lysol and a surgical mask, facing possible exposure ...

City College student harassed during ‘Zoom bomb’ speaks out

Trevor West Morgan, Staff Writer

April 10, 2020

In an April 3 article regarding the ‘Zoom Bomb’ of a City College film studies class, The Channels briefly described an incident of student Tessa Gilbert being harassed by the hackers and other students.  Gilbert was subj...

COVID-19 update: 243 cases in SB county, 100,376 deaths worldwide

Trevor West Morgan, Staff Writer

April 10, 2020

As of Friday, the coronavirus has claimed 100,376 lives worldwide and 17,925 lives in the United States with nearly a third of those occurring in New York City.  Santa Barbara County now has 243 confirmed cases as of Thursday,...

COVID-19 update: 28 cases confirmed at Lompoc Prison

Serena Guentz, Features Editor

April 6, 2020

As of Monday afternoon, there are 192 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Barbara County.  Of the 192 confirmed cases, 110 people are recovering at home, 34 people are hospitalized, 42 people have fully recovered and two peo...

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