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It’s time for downtown SB to open more adoption centers

Sarah Maninger, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Santa Barbara has always welcomed pets with open arms, but with the lack of animal shelters downtown, the city has yet to reach its potential to be the most pet-friendly city on the Central Coast. Santa Barbara’s reputation...

The lack of affordable housing threatens our community

Hayze Law, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Santa Barbara is among the most expensive cities in America, and with housing vacancies rapidly declining, people are being forced to either pay more for less or leave the community altogether. Although residents enjoy cl...

International student concerned for City College after tuition rise

TOVA KIBAL, Channels Staff

February 10, 2017

City College raised its non-residential student tuition fee yet again after increasing over the 2015-2016 school year. I believe this was a step in the wrong direction considering City College's recent enrollment drop and the...

Responsibility of preventing Deltopia falls on IV residents

DANI LAVI, Channels Staff

March 25, 2016

Isla Vista is home to a few truly notorious events; one of these infamous weekends goes by the name of Deltopia. This town surrounding UC Santa Barbara, which has been named one of the biggest party schools in the nation by multiple online publications, hosts wild parties every single week...

Halloween party scene in Isla Vista has become overrated


November 6, 2015

People come out of the darkness, babbling and holding each other up. Sirens go off in the distance. There are screams and people lying in the street. Smoke comes out of apartment windows. I counted three women at least half naked. By...

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