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EOPS and financial aid honor retirees in outgoing ceremony

CASSIDY L. BARTOLO, Channels Staff

April 22, 2017

The Financial Aid and Extended Opportunity Programs and Services departments held a ceremony Friday to honor five faculty members in the departments who are retiring this semester. The event was held at Memorial Plaza with many f...

Cal State tuition hikes spark controversy this transfer season

TOVA KIBAL, Channels Staff

April 10, 2017

It is midst spring semester and City College students are getting ready to transfer to a school of their choice, but a controversial tuition raise has gone through for the California State Universities. The Cal State Board...

SBCC protects undocumented students in response to ICE raids

AUSTIN P. AMBROSE, Channels Staff

March 8, 2017

If President Trump has gone to great lengths to reverse Obama-era immigration policies, schools across the country have gone to greater ones to protect their immigrant populations. Among other groups, undocumented immigrants have been a particular focus for the administration. Five days after his inauguration, Trump signe...

Community colleges to raise requirements for financial aid

ALLISON SNELL, Channels Staff

March 11, 2016

City College students could be at risk of losing financial aid next semester if they do not meet new academics requirements to qualify for both the Pell Grant and the Board of Governors Fee Waiver. Beginning fall 2016, the...

Statewide changes may affect students’ financial aid status

ISABELLE SINIBALDI, Channels Staff

September 21, 2015

Community college students in California will be held to a higher school standard to receive tuition funding. The change to the Board of Governors Fee Waiver is set to start in fall 2016 and now holds students to an academ...

Studying abroad should be more accessible for American students

FLORENCE VAN DEN BERG, Channels Staff

February 27, 2015

Studying abroad can be one of the greatest experiences in the lives of young people. Being able to see a different culture and become immersed in a whole new world can be scary, yet thrilling at the same time. Young people...

Senate discusses ‘un-bankable’ students with Financial Aid

WILSON HARTSOCK, Channels Staff

March 7, 2014

Director of Financial Aid, Brad Hardison, came to educate the Associated Student Senate about cash management last Friday. Hardison was recently nominated and selected to take the position as representative for all two-year...

As City College ends, the debt begins

Rachel Zemanek, Associate Editor

December 2, 2013

As I register for my last semester at City College, the thought of transferring is very prevalent in my every day thinking.  I’ve been checking my admission status at Colorado State University like an anxious five-year-old w...

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