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Leaving high school early was the best decision I’ve ever made

Elizabeth Saubestre, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

I never planned to attend college at 16. I was supposed to graduate at the slightly more reasonable age of 17, the age I will be turning in a couple of weeks, but I took a chance when an opportunity arose and haven’t looked...

SBCC prepares students for personal training certification

SAMMY ROWINSKI, Channels Staff

April 13, 2017

The Life Fitness Center offers a program to help students receive the National Academy of Sports Medicine personal training certification to become a certified personal trainer. The program prepares students for the training exam ...

Choosing a major is less important than passion

TANNER WALKER, Channels Staff

February 26, 2016

In my junior year of high school, I made the choice to go to community college. I had no idea what I wanted to study or where I wanted to live for the next four years and choosing a career at that point hadn’t even crossed my...

College admission requirements create culture of competition

TAYLOR WILLIAMS, Channels Staff

October 23, 2015

The importance of education is one thing that most Americans can agree on, specifically a college education. College is ideally an opportunity for students to explore a range of different courses focusing on their interests...

Presidential finalist profile: Eloy Oakley—the environmentalist

Erick Pirayesh, Staff Writer

April 16, 2012

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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