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Editorial: Higher parking tickets can solve traffic snarl

Channels Staff

March 14, 2012

City College is raising its parking ticket fees to the Santa Barbara City level—and it’s about time. Tickets will jump from $32 to $40 each, starting immediately. The Channels approves of this change. Parking is impossible...

Editorial: Please don’t cut student jobs

Channels Staff

February 15, 2012

Like residents of a desert town dependent on a reliable water source, community college students need jobs to survive. In our last edition, The Channels reported that student jobs are the No. 1 target in the latest round of...

Editorial – Shady explanation

April 20, 2010

Every taxpayer, business-person, or property owner enjoys knowing that their hard earned cash will benefit the school system or community in one way or another. They have the freedom to feel like their money is being spent wisely. But...

Editorial – We’re not buying

February 23, 2010

What could have been a natural and smooth step toward an improved online-based learning system has instead led to confusion, irritation and anger. As a new feature for the Spring semester, City College introduced the "e-Textbook"...

Editorial – Laziness won’t cut it

February 1, 2010

With budgets tightening and the college cutting corners, Darwin's famous "survival of the fittest" theory seems to be coming into play here at City College. The exceedingly tight state budget for 2010-2011 was released nearl...

Editorial – Ending a trashy era

November 17, 2009

In the story of Pinocchio, Pleasure Island was a place where misbehaved and destructive children were lead to believe that they were free to gamble, smoke and get drunk. But little did they know, children who make jackasses of ...

Editorial – BYOB: Be Your Own Boss

Channels Staff and Channels Staff

October 20, 2009

For many people, being their own boss is the definition of the American dream. But it's the few people who have the vision and the drive to make that dream a reality. People need opportunities and resources to gain experience...

Letter to the editor

Emily Harrington, Emily Harrington, and Emily Harrington

September 23, 2009

Extinguishing Misleading Allegations In response to the 'Igniting a Call to Action' editorial allow me to clarify the biased and unprofessional allegations that were directed at myself and the Student Senate. Firstly, and most...

Editorial – Get involved

April 28, 2009

As the Associated Student Senate election approaches, it is abundantly clear that nobody really cares. There is only a race for one position, as the other five candidates are running unopposed-including a 16-year-old, about...

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