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Tia Taylor works as an EMT while taking classes at City College on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the American Medical Response Station in Goleta, Calif. At 19 years old, Taylor is the youngest EMT at the station and is viewed by coworkers by what she can handle, regardless of her age.

19-year-old attends SBCC classes by day, works as EMT by night

Amy Riggs, Staff Writer March 13, 2020

Tia Taylor gets home in the early hours of the morning, putting in her ear plugs and pulling down her blackout shades. By day, Taylor attends her City College classes and studies in her Isla Vista home...

City College Security Officers are trained to administer Narcan nasal spray to potentially prevent opioid overdoses.

College combats opioid epidemic with workshops, offers free Narcan

Valerie van den Broek, Features Editor November 11, 2019

In light of recent opioid overdoses among City College students, The Well and the Health and Wellness Center collaborated to put on overdose prevention workshops. City College worked together with the...

This week's crime: Racist graffiti, fatal opioid overdose prevented

This week’s crime: Racist graffiti, fatal opioid overdose prevented

Clara A. Uttenthal, Staff Writer October 21, 2019

Oct. 10 – 1:05 p.m.  Campus Security responded to a call from the Santa Barbara Fire Department about a medical emergency in Parking Lot 5-2 on West Campus. Police enforcement, an ambulance and Campus...

Defensive coach Don Willis waits on the side lines as the athletic trainers and head coach take the field to check on Tamir Walker (No.23) after a hard collision on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at La Playa Stadium at Santa Barbara City College, in Santa Barbara Calif. L.A. Harbor defeated City College 17-14.

Vaqueros football team suffers through a curse full of injuries

Neil Erickson, Staff Writer October 21, 2018

The Vaqueros lost 17-14 to LA Harbor Saturday with Vaqueros running back Tamir Walker receiving what appeared to be a serious neck injury in the second quarter. Paramedics arrived to rush him to the...

Courtesy of Kelly Hoover, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office

SBCC student falls off cliff in I.V.

Delaney Smith, Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2018

A 20-year-old City College student fell off a cliff on the 6700 block of Del Playa Drive in Isla Vista just before midnight Friday night. She was taken to the hospital via ambulance and the extent...

From Left, City College Students Fulton Lankenau and Baraa Alkassir tell the story of the day they saved a 9-year-old girl from drowning on Tuesday, April 11, at the Sandspit in the Santa Barbara Harbor. Lankenau and Alkassir also attempted to save the life of Crescencio Ramos, a 33-year-old who had jumped into the water to save the little girl. Lankenau and Alkassir both performed CPR until paramedics arrived but Ramos was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two SBCC students save 9-year-old from drowning in harbor

AUSTIN P. AMBROSE, Channels Staff April 14, 2017

City College students Baraa Alkassir and Fulton Lankenau saved a 9-year-old-girl from drowning in the Santa Barbara Harbor, Thursday, March 30. Crescencio Ramos, a 33-year-old Mexican immigrant and...

Drugs and stalkers keep SBCC security busy this fall semester

Drugs and stalkers keep SBCC security busy this fall semester

TAYLOR WILLIAMS, News Editor September 9, 2016

Aug. 26—11:45 a.m. A female student reported that she was repeatedly stalked by a male student, both on and off-campus. The suspect stalked her for close to two months prior to the report, lurking...

SBCC student stalked and harassed by ex-boyfriend

SBCC student stalked and harassed by ex-boyfriend

SAMMY KEYES-LEVINE, Channels Staff December 4, 2015

Nov. 23 – 1:45 p.m. A male student stalked and harassed his former girlfriend in the Luria Library. He demanded that she give him her cellphone, and when she didn’t, he took it from her and threw...

From left, Brandon Burkhardt, Alisha Blanco, Jasmine Montes De Oca and Jade Wilson practicing a medical situation during a lab session for the Emergency Medical Technician class, Thursday, Nov. 5, on East Campus in Santa Barbara. The class has six hours of mandatory lab every week, and an additional five hours of lecture.

City College EMT program sets medical students up for success

ISABELLE SINIBALDI, Channels Staff November 13, 2015

The emergency medical technician class at City College is one of the most successful emergency technician programs in California based on passing rates. The program consistently ranks above the state...

Several vehicle burglaries on campus plague SBCC students

Several vehicle burglaries on campus plague SBCC students

SAMMY KEYES-LEVINE, Channels Staff November 2, 2015

Oct. 23 – 6:10 p.m. A laptop and purse were stolen from a student’s car that was broken into between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The car was parked in Lot 5-2 located by the Business-Communications Center....

City College pickup truck stolen midday off Haley Street

City College pickup truck stolen midday off Haley Street

PATRICK MARAVELIAS, Channels Staff February 16, 2015

Feb. 4 - 3:16 p.m. The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department arrived on campus to serve an arrest warrant. A male student was wanted for an incident that occurred in Isla Vista. Police arrested the student...

Campus Security investigates serial female harassment

Campus Security investigates serial female harassment

JESSIKA KARLSSON, Channels Staff September 22, 2014

Sept. 11 – 11:00 a.m. A laptop was stolen from a staff office in the Administration Building with no signs of forced entry. The incident was reported to the Santa Barbara Police Department. There...

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