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Debate over Turnitin.com and students’ copyright brought to life at City College

Johan Hammerby and Johan Hammerby

May 9, 2011

Turnitin.com, an Internet plagiarism detection service used by City College, has debunked concerns from students and teachers regarding the company possibly taking over the copyrights of student work. The debate, spanning many...

Construction of Garvin Theatre delayed further, goes over budget

Tara Sim

April 19, 2011

Already a delayed a year, the Garvin Theatre remains behind schedule and increasingly over budget, with no final cost or completion date projected. As West Campus' resident eyesore, the construction of the Garvin Theater is ha...

Aspiring engineers get beneficial opportunity

Collin Hoffmann and Collin Hoffmann

April 11, 2011

The upcoming event "Visualize and Achieve: The Engineering Journey" is intended to benefit aspiring engineers by connecting them with professionals in the industry. The informal event will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, April ...

Column: Face-to-face interaction lost to new technology

Tim Kelleher, Staff Writer, Tim Kelleher, Staff Writer, and Tim Kelleher, Staff Writer

April 6, 2011

Texting, yakking away on Bluetooths, and emailing are how we communicate, and it's getting obnoxious. Technology is shaping our lives, and it seems the day is lost when we leave the house without our portable techno tethers. The g...

Column: Designer drug not as harmless as the marketing promises

Collin Hofmann, Staff Writer and Collin Hofmann, Staff Writer

March 8, 2011

The designer drug dubbed "bath salts" is making its way into America's convenience stores and head shops. The little packets of powder are dangerous but are being smoked, snorted, and injected by young adults across the nati...

Editorial: Student voice imperative in times of budget crisis

Joel Linde, Opinions Editor

March 8, 2011

With great power comes what? The answer is responsibility. Here at City College we have ample people with great power, and, inherently, great responsibility. There is the Superintendent-President, of course. The vice president, t...

City College applies for four technology grants

Adam Sjölinder

March 8, 2011

With an educational system dependent on innovative technology, City College has applied for grants worth thousands of dollars to improve the area. The four grants are from the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) program lead b...

Editorial: Get on the green train

Joel Linde, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2011

Few would disagree that our way of living consumes a lot of resources. We like big cars, big houses, big everything. But what does it really matter? Data shows that if we keep living the way we do, we'll need about another ha...

Column: Arcade games in bars a way to find prince charming

Lauren Woods , Staff Writer

February 11, 2011

In America, we believe in hunting, loving and winning. So, it's not such a shock to see fascination with violence, sex and money dawn upon bar activities in more than the usual way. I'm talking Big Buck Hunter. The arcade vid...

Gmail now available to SBCC pipeline users

Johan Hammerby, Managing Editor

February 10, 2011

  City College is planning to offer Gmail as an option instead of its pipeline service this coming summer session, but not everyone sees the change as necessary. "It's better in every way than what we currently have," sai...

City College students placed first in computer programming competition

Kristen Gardner, Staff writer

December 1, 2010

On Nov. 13, six computer science majors headed south for a brain-wrecking competition City College hadn't been in since 1997. Two days later, those math mandarins came home victorious. "I was only a little nervous before it st...

Shark behavior remains a mystery to marine researchers

Joel Linde, Features Editor and Joel Linde, Features Editor

November 10, 2010

The great white is one of many shark breeds in the Santa Barbara Channel, and the community was once again reminded of its presence when a UCSB student was attacked and killed in Lompoc on Oct. 22. Local ocean users, however, haven...

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