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Paris attacks shows American media has double standards

MAC WALBY, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2015

And here we are again; waking up to the painful realization that this wonderful life we've created for ourselves in the West isn't in a bubble, that our actions have consequences. Decade after decade of cutting up, blowing...

Breaking free from emotional confines of organized religion

LANDON HUNT, Associate Editor

October 23, 2015

Organized religion can bring people joy and change lives for the better, but in some cases it can do just the opposite. Dr. Marlene Winell is a human development consultant who has written about what she has called, ‘religious trauma synd...

Late night discussions about God causes religious pondering

GRADY OLSON, Channels Staff

October 16, 2015

A few friends and I share a similar trait once slightly inebriated. We like to talk; small talk, big talk, girl talk, drunken talk and every now and then a deep talk. Topics range from what love really is, parenting, our next...

When supporting a football team turns into a moral battleground

WYLEY WELCH, Channels Staff

November 24, 2014

Sunday, for some, is the day of worship and relaxing. While for others, myself included, it is the day for one thing and one thing only. Football. Growing up, the game is as big of a tradition as any. You wake up and wat...

SBCC prof adopts Ethiopian sisters, one of 6 million orphans

Amanda Jacobs

March 9, 2010

Tucked away in the suburbs of Ventura, a white picket fence borders the home of a family that has come together in an atypical way. A professor, her husband and their adopted Ethiopian daughters live inside. Professor and Adv...

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