The Channels

Self-identity is more important than the need to be accepted

Alloy Zarate, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

As I was detangling my headphones while waiting for a bus to take me home from school, a woman sitting next to me asked “Where are you from? You look Indian.” I knew she was asking about my ethnicity and not my country of origin. I want...

Social media is a refuge for LGBTQ+ youth to be themselves

Lucy Marx, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

I have spent most of my life keeping a giant, life-changing secret. It was the kind of secret that gnaws at your chest, weighs you down, and makes you feel like no one truly knows and understands you. No, I had never d...

SBCC is greatly lacking in resources for LGBT students

Emily Edmiston, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Many of California’s community colleges offer an array of support, services and events specifically for LGBTQ students. Why doesn’t ours? City College offers a variety of resources to students of color, low-income stud...

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