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SBCC student shares his views on NFL national anthem protests

JACK DAVIES, Channels Staff

October 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On Aug. 26, 2016, Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, started a movement that has continued to grow a year later. Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem of a preseason game. Many have found this...

Guest column: the benefits of completing an internship

Catherine Radecki, Guest Columnist

October 13, 2017

Filed under Guest Columns, Opinion

Many students earn a college degree to prepare themselves for the workplace. However, when they reach graduation there can be a feeling of panic about obtaining a job in their field. To alleviate this stress, students can take ...

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ dance to be performed for good cause

GRACE STANLEY, Guest Columnist

October 10, 2017

Filed under Guest Columns, Opinion

At 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, hundreds of Zombies will rise from the lawn of Santa Barbara’s stunning Courthouse Sunken Gardens to perform Michael Jackson’s iconic “Thriller” dance. They’ll be dancing simultaneously with ...

Student Trustee unsatisfied with Channels reporting methods

September 27, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Good morning Channels Board! There are a few concerns I have with the article "Associated Student Government appoint eight new commissioners" by Michael Juliano. The main one comes back to the conversation I had with Patr...

SBCC students partner with local nonprofit on Rwanda pad project

GRACE STANLEY, Guest Columnist

May 5, 2017

Filed under Guest Columns

Most people don’t consider how women and girls deal with menstruation in developing countries. Due to this subject being taboo in their cultures, little has been done to create a solution for dealing with these women’s pe...

Tenant protections could be decent start for needy renters

Austin P. Ambrose, Channels Staff

May 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Anyone who’s lucky enough to find a place to rent in Santa Barbara probably pays an arm and a leg for it too. The Santa Barbara City Council did the right thing for renters and tenants at its March 21 meeting by acknowledging that capping rents is not the answer to the ci...

Americans need to be more aware of eating disorders

Alyssa Durant, Editor in Chief

May 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Everyone talks about the starving citizens in third-world countries like Africa, but it’s not so common to hear about the hungry people in the United States. Americans of all genders and ages—who don’t struggle with poverty—go...

Trump stands alone in his faith in Middle East peace pact

Gerardo Zavala, Associate Editor

May 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Confidence, as President Trump has not learned, doesn’t breed success as a president; it sets him up for failure. Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met at the White House Wednesday to discuss peace between...

State Street feels empty and different with retail apocalypse

Gerardo Zavala, Associate Editor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Walking down State Street and enjoying its many shops and beautiful aesthetics has always been a great past time for Santa Barbarians. However, walking down State Street has taken a very different meaning in recent years. Today,...

SBCC students should take advantage of outdoor PE classes

ANGELA ROSE BICKMANN, Opinion Editor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

City College students walk from one class to the next, glancing at the coastal view they wish they had time for. Little do they know, they can easily make time to enjoy the outdoors of Santa Barbara and get school credit for...

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