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City College Zoom class hijacked by hackers, FBI issues warning

Trevor West Morgan, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

Students of Roger Durling’s Film Studies 101 class were met with a flurry of graphic images and racial slurs as they entered the class’s Zoom conference Thursday.  Minutes into the virtual class it became clear that Durling had ...

Public Health announces first fatality by COVID-19 in county

Serena Guentz, Features Editor

April 1, 2020

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has announced the first fatality due to COVID-19 in the county during a press conference Wednesday. As of Wednesday evening, there are now 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in...

City College president gives update on internet, excusing withdrawals

Serena Guentz, Features Editor

March 28, 2020

Superintendent-President Utpal Goswami provided City College students with an update on internet access, commencement and emergency grants Friday as the community continues handling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Wi...

32 confirmed cases of coronavirus in county, one in critical condition

Serena Guentz, Features Editor

March 27, 2020

There are currently 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Barbara County. Of these 32 cases, eight people have fully recovered and 21 are recovering at home. The remaining three people are currently hospitalized, with o...

City Council protects tenants, no evictions for the next two months

Jun Starkey, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2020

Santa Barbara residents who are unable to pay their rents for April and May will not be evicted from their homes or businesses. The Santa Barbara City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday for a moratorium on the eviction of commercial and r...

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