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It’s too hard for immigrants to pursue American education

Marie Lassaigne, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Four years ago, I immigrated to the United States from France. To this day, I still can’t work, leave the country, have a debit card or get a driver’s license that lasts more than six months. I moved to Santa Barbara the...

The local “Straw Ban” isn’t helpful, here’s what could be

Daniel Wallace, Opinion Editor

September 17, 2018

Plastic, the blight of all who care about the earth and the cancer slowly killing it. It’s a classic example of human selfishness. People prioritize immediate convenience over the well-being of future generations and the planet i...

International students enrich SBCC campus with diversity

TAYLOR WILLIAMS, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

The extensive amount of international students at City College creates a diverse campus, however many community members directly link the students to the ongoing issue of overcrowding in Santa Barbara. When walking around the...

Victim-blaming is an ineffective approach to sexual assault

MEGAN ROBERTS-KING, Channels Staff

May 4, 2015

The discussion of sexual assault on college campuses is an aggressive topic in news and politics right now. According to the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, “rape is the most violent crime committ...

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