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Cybersecurity keeping SBCC safe online, protecting users and data

Tom Chorney, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

City College will be implementing new cybersecurity techniques into the college’s Information Technology infrastructure to combat hacking attempts and other cyber attacks. Director of IT Infrastructure...

Town Hall co-chair Hong Lieu speaks to the 46 attendees of the second Campus Climate Town Hall meeting on Feb. 25, 2021, over Zoom. The meeting topped off at around 54 attendees, and the theme of the month was retaliation at City College by those in a position of power.

Campus climate town hall covers staff job security and ‘retaliation’

Jacob Frank, News Editor February 26, 2021

City College may be receiving a belated apology from its leaders in the near future.  At the second Campus Climate Town Hall on Thursday, there was a suggestion to have the president’s cabinet publicly...

This weeks crime: Bernie! tagged in bathrooms, man yells at security

This week’s crime: ‘Bernie!’ tagged in bathrooms, man yells at security

Brian Kelly, Staff Writer March 9, 2020

March 2 - 1:25 p.m. A student's bicycle was stolen over the weekend. The student says she locked her bike at a rack near the West Campus Center on Friday, Feb. 29 around 5 p.m. When she returned on...

The Administration at City College recently denied the Security Departments request for adding upgraded security cameras on campus. Currently, a total of 22 cameras watch the college daily, some of which are outdated.

SBCC security denied funding for cameras, additional equipment

Brian Kelly, Staff Writer February 24, 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, City College’s Security department has been denied $32,000 to install additional cameras around campus “Cameras are a means of protecting both the students and the...

SBCC Foundation considers solutions to housing insecurity

SBCC Foundation considers solutions to housing insecurity

Emily Edmiston, Staff Writer March 16, 2019

Geoff Green, Chief Executive Officer for the SBCC Foundation, brought his solutions for Santa Barbara’s growing housing insecurity crisis to the Student Senate Friday. In an interview with The Channels,...

Security considers installing cameras for campus thefts

Security considers installing cameras for campus thefts

Rian Noel Pitts-Lopez, Staff Writer October 17, 2018

Across City College’s four campuses, over 70 thefts have been reported to Security within the last year— a high enough spike that security is considering installing cameras all over campus to catch...

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Campus Security: Demonstrators confronted by police

Maxton Schulte, Channels Staff May 7, 2018

May 2 — 12:45 p.m. Two males approximately in their thirties demonstrated on West Campus Wednesday afternoon. They appeared to be trying to provoke City College students and staff. One of the men...

Two Bici Centro bike shop break-ins, heightened security to come

Two Bici Centro bike shop break-ins, heightened security to come

Maxton Schulte, Channels Staff April 23, 2018

April 16 — 10:48 a.m. An employee who works at the Bici Centro bike shed on East Campus reported a break-in to Campus Security. The surveillance video recorded a male suspect wearing a hooded sweatshirt...

Angry student threatens campus security in this weeks crime log

Angry student threatens campus security in this weeks crime log

KATIE JAMES, Channels Staff September 18, 2017

Sept. 7 - 10:23 a.m. Security immobilized a vehicle in Lot 2-C for misuse of handicap placards. Sept. 7 - 1:00 p.m. Security immobilized a vehicle for misuse of handicap placards. Sept....

Theft and harassment trending in campus security crime log

Theft and harassment trending in campus security crime log

JEFFERSON BECKHAM, Channels Staff March 6, 2017

Feb. 27—10 a.m. Campus security received a report from a student who claimed a male student flashed her at Pershing Park. The victim said the assailant appeared to be Latino, 5’8”, wearing a red...

Campus security confiscates four fraudulent handicap placards

Campus security confiscates four fraudulent handicap placards

JEFFERSON BECKHAM , Channels Staff February 13, 2017

Feb. 2—12:00 p.m. Security booted a car for a misused handicap placard in parking lot 3. When security found the student, she said it belonged to her relative, who was not with her. Per protocol,...

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Campus Security cracking down on misuse of handicap placards

TAYLOR WILLIAMS, News Editor November 21, 2016

City College’s Campus Security is cracking down on the campus-wide misuse of handicap placards by bringing in the Santa Barbara Police Department as support. “We’re not out trying to catch people,”...

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