News Briefs: Dream Center opens, White House advisor gives speech


Emma Welch, Staff Writer

With so much happening around the City College community, The Channels would like to offer a single place for essential information. So we’ll be compiling a weekly list of current and upcoming events to keep readers up to date on campus news.

The women for success club is hosting a yoga session this Thursday, Oct. 13 at 1:00 p.m. This yoga session will be held at Friendship plaza, located in front of the East Campus Cafeteria. To register, click the link in their bio on the Instagram page @women4success. 

The Esports and Anime club is holding a super smash bros tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 5:15 p.m. This event will be located in room 106 at the West Campus Center. The clubs encourage bringing controllers, switches, and joy cons. There will be prizes handed out and lots of fun. For more information visit the flier below or email [email protected].   

The Dream Center has finally been opened, and it is undocumented student week of action. From Oct. 17 to 20, there will be multiple events to help undocumented students get financial aid either in a meeting in person or over zoom. For more information email [email protected] or visit their Instagram page @sbcc_dreamcenter. 

On Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Granada Theater, David Gergen will be speaking. He is a former white house advisor and CNN analyst. He will be talking about his book, “Hearts touched with fire: How great leaders are made.” To sign up for this event RSVP at “SBCC promise scholars.” 

The academic counselors are open for both in-person and online meetings. Students are highly encouraged to meet with a counselor every semester to ensure that they are on track with credits, transfers, and much more. Counseling hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday (only online services) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information visit their website