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We need to enjoy art for its own sake, not just for homework

Elizabeth Saubestre, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

Art allows us to see things we otherwise wouldn’t be exposed to, and it allows us a break from the mundane. I grew up very much a theatre kid. Theatre and dance allowed me access into worlds that I wouldn’t otherwise ha...

Students should have more opportunities to study abroad

Valerie van den Broek, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

Since I was young, my dream was to go to America to see more of the world. I loved growing up in The Netherlands but it was just too small for me — I needed to see more. There weren’t many opportunities for me to expand ...

It’s time for downtown SB to open more adoption centers

Sarah Maninger, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Santa Barbara has always welcomed pets with open arms, but with the lack of animal shelters downtown, the city has yet to reach its potential to be the most pet-friendly city on the Central Coast. Santa Barbara’s reputation...

Rising food prices at cafeteria are tough for broke college students

Kimberly Urrutia, Channels Staff

March 23, 2018

We’ve all dealt with it, whether it’s buying a energy bar, energy drink or a morning latte.  The SBCC Cafeteria has it all for students. Or you may find yourself eating at an alternative area like Natural Bowls, JSB cafe, o...

Millennials — the “Child Free Movement” is not the answer

Delaney Smith, Features Editor

March 19, 2018

Since I was little, I have dreamed of one day becoming a mother. At 3 years old, my favorite pretend game involved rocking my dolls to sleep and feeding them with empty milk bottles. Today, I walk past mothers and their ch...

The national budget should focus more on current issues

Sydney Antil, Channels Staff

March 16, 2018

Now that I have a job and have to pay income tax, I thought it might be a good idea to read the United States 2019 fiscal budget to find out just how angry I should be about paying taxes. After reading the whole budget co...

My mom was the role model for me that all young girls need

Natalie Myking, Channels Staff

March 16, 2018

Girls need strong female influences in their lives. Growing up, the strongest influence in my life was from my mother. When I was young, it was just me and my mom. I was an only child and my mom always felt like a friend o...

Is America actually “land of the free, home of the brave?”

Aidan Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018

I am not proud to be an American.  I’ve blamed a lot of different things, political, social, and economical for the way I feel, but the bottom line remains the same. I, an American citizen born and raised in this countr...

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