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Unpopular opinion: ditching remedial classes is a mistake

Anthony Zapata, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

In California, the importance of required remedial community college courses will be done away with in favor of a system seeking to get students in and out as fast as possible.   Assembly Bill 705 was a bill that went into ...

Senate member explains reason for breaking open meeting law

Daniel Wallace, Student Vice President of External Affairs

April 19, 2019

This letter’s intent is to provide more context in the limited space provided. The views expressed in the letter are my own. I do not intend to represent the senate here. The Student Fee Handbook details what fees Cali...

We should take care of public beaches before demanding access to more

Brianna Crow, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

When I was a child, my mom wouldn’t let us run around outside until we cleaned up our toys. It was a basic lesson taught at an early age. Santa Barbara locals don’t keep their beaches clean, so why are they asking for publi...

California should require ethnic studies for high school students

Lucy Marx, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

America’s youth are growing more inclusive and diverse than ever, so why isn’t that reflected in our high school curriculums? The demand for ethnic studies courses in California reflects this vast disconnect. California is one of our nation’s most diverse states. More th...

Student’s move to California marks life-changing decision

Jack Davies, Channels Staff

February 10, 2017

Over the summer, I had to make the toughest decision of my life. When my parents told me that our family was going to move all the way across the country, I was enthusiastic for a change. Seven years later, I felt far overdue...

12 year, $300 million face-lift set to rejuvenate SBCC Campus

GIULIA DE PAOLI, Channels Staff

March 4, 2014

City College has committed to a $300 million project to modernize 12 outdated campus buildings to advance teaching, learning and student success. “We have a real need,” said Superintendent-President Lori Gaskin. “We are...

SBCC professor named 2013 California Professor of the Year

Scott Buffon, News Editor

November 19, 2013

The best City College in the nation now has the best professor in California. Dr. Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar was all smiles as City College celebrated his 2013 California Professor of the Year win at the John Dunn Gourmet...

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