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The local “Straw Ban” isn’t helpful, here’s what could be

Daniel Wallace, Opinion Editor

September 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Plastic, the blight of all who care about the earth and the cancer slowly killing it. It’s a classic example of human selfishness. People prioritize immediate convenience over the well-being of future generations and the planet i...

Colleges should pay student-athletes – we can’t afford to play

Christy Tomerlin, Associate Editor

September 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Channels Opinion Pages | STAFF COLUMN I’ve played sports my entire life. But now that I’m at City College, there’s no way I can afford to. If I was able to go to school, play soccer and work enough to pay for foo...

Chemistry professor reflects on SBCC President’s apology

Raeanne Napoleon

September 13, 2018

Filed under Letters to Editor, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

For me, as a person in the center of so much campus controversy, the Waypoint apology was more grandstanding and was written to save the Superintendent-President from further scrutiny. I found him to be sincere, but also found t...

Police training and screening needs more emphasis on ethics

Hayley Herrera, Channels Staff

May 11, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

According to an investigative report from the Washington Post in 2017, the number of fatalities caused by police shootings has been been just under 1,000 per year since 2014. The high number of deaths and shootings by police show th...

The Hawaii missile false alarm showed me how helpless I was

David Sjostedt, Channels Staff

April 27, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

There aren’t too many ways a surf trip in Hawaii can go wrong, aside from dangerous swells and nukes from North Korea.   It was the last day of my trip, and I wasn’t even planning on surfing that day.  Actually, I hadn...

Why SBCC is the right path for me

Sydney Antil, Channels Staff

April 27, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I am 18 years old and have been in college at SBCC for two years now. That statement alone is probably enough to have you scratching your head in confusion, but the real question is: Why the hell am I staying here for two MOR...

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