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Affordable housing shouldn’t take away from the standard of living

Alvaro Abrego Trancozo, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

Imagine walking through a neighborhood to a home that you want to get away from. The neighbors are loud at night, expensive washing machines don’t even work and managers that have known you for years lie and refuse to fix...

The price of paradise might just be too expensive for Santa Barbara

Kai Zheng, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2020

Santa Barbara will always be home to me. Even though I tell people I’m from San Francisco, the majority of my life has been spent here. I’ve never lived anywhere else.  Growing up, I never fully understood what all th...

SBCC student favors safety over Del Playa oceanfront living

Brooke Snow, Channels Staff

February 20, 2017

Imagine coming home to a chunk of your apartment’s balcony lying in the ocean and being forced to find a new place to live because your home no longer feels safe. That’s what happened to several students at City College and UCSB about three weeks ago at the 6600 block of Del Playa Dr. in Isla Vi...

Housing demands continue to strangle City College students

KARMEN KODIA, Channels Staff

September 14, 2015

One of the biggest problems students face is finding housing when attending Santa Barbara City College. Many students struggle with the demand of rent prices. It would be perfect to live downtown by the beach and within a...

City College attempts to initiate harm reduction in Isla Vista

MAC WALBY, Channels Staff

October 24, 2014

City College is aggressively attempting to tackle the issues of student life, and has appointed the Chair of the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Department Gordon Coburn as liaison for the college's response to tragedies and overall...

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