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SBCC student regrets choosing first love over first-choice college

Madeline K. Nathaus, Channels Staff

April 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Personal

One year ago, I decided to stay home for college to be with my boyfriend. Ten days after the decision deadline— he broke up with me. I was a senior in high school. Desperate to leave Ventura, California, I whined about...

Keeping high school attitudes will not foster college success

BETHANY ENRIQUEZ, Channels Staff

September 9, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Personal

I can’t help but laugh whenever I look back to when I thought being a teenager in high school was difficult. I would get angry and feel stupid for receiving average grades, yet I spent more time hanging out with my friends...

Victim-blaming is an ineffective approach to sexual assault

MEGAN ROBERTS-KING, Channels Staff

May 4, 2015

Filed under Columns, Local, Opinion, Sexual assault

The discussion of sexual assault on college campuses is an aggressive topic in news and politics right now. According to the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, “rape is the most violent crime committ...

Slang language: communication failure in the professional world

JESSICA MACIAS, Channels Staff

March 27, 2015

Filed under Academic, Columns, Education, Local, Opinion

I was always told to respect my elders when I was younger, which is why I bit my tongue around my friend’s parents after a good, mean lecture. The instinct to be appropriate usually kicks in for people when around adults...

Presidential finalist profile: Eloy Oakley—the environmentalist

Erick Pirayesh, Staff Writer

April 16, 2012

Filed under Board of Trustees, On campus, Politics, Profile, Staff

Eloy Ortiz Oakley, 46, joined the Long Beach Community College district in 2002 serving as the assistant superintendent/executive vice president of administrative services. He went on to be appointed superintendent-president in 2...

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