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Column – Overcoming Old Routines

Amanda Jacobs

March 10, 2009

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Personal

I have begun to understand the true meaning of "living your life to the fullest." Polly Capella, my 89-year-old grandma, passed away a few weeks ago. She died of advanced kidney disease, unable to communicate her pain to us...

Column – Safer neighborhoods begin with simply smiling

Kyle Rokes

March 10, 2009

Filed under Columns, Death, Local, Opinion, Personal

Consider the lower Westside. Particularly, the corner of De La Vina and Haley. On one side, young families live in picturesque bungalows or renovated craftsman homes. Across the street, a battalion of half-pints lines up at...

Column – Americans in need of Norwegian perspective

Julie Drechsler, Julie Drechsler, and Julie Drechsler

February 26, 2009

Filed under Columns, Humor, International, Opinion, Personal

When President Obama was elected, people all across the globe were glued to their TV screens. In my country, Norway, people stayed up all night to see the results. Americans, however, seem to be oblivious to anything that happens...

Editorial – Putting out fires

Channels Staff, Channels Staff, and Channels Staff

February 26, 2009

Filed under Courts, Crime, Editorials

Ten students were condemned as the culprits behind the Tea Fire long before the District Attorney's investigation was completed. Nine of them were enrolled at City College. The court of pubic opinion did not wait to see evidence...

Editorial – Shut out of the loop

February 17, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Finance, Student Government

The existence of Santa Barbara City College boils down to one simple purpose: to serve the needs of students. But sometimes, we can't be so sure. The administration failed to involve, or even notify, the Associated Student Sen...

‘Gay Girl/Straight World’ columnist Penny Patterson discusses the gay life in SB

Katrine Villumsen and Katrine Villumsen

April 29, 2008

Filed under Guest Columns, Uncategorized

Dressed in a black skirt and a matching shirt, she entered the big stage. She seemed a little nervous standing alone in front of the microphone facing the almost full room. She was there to talk about herself, but she wanted to...

Guest Column: Faculty open-minded to all Religious views

Lisette Davies Austin

March 8, 2004

Filed under Guest Columns, Uncategorized

Our dear friend, Kerry Gilmour, has lost her way in her first year here at Santa Barbara City College. Perhaps she didn't see the sign on campus that apparently reads "No Food, Beverage, Or Christian Views Beyond This Point."...

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