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International students enrich SBCC campus with diversity


September 25, 2015

Filed under Columns, Local, Opinion

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...

Pilot mental health: the forgotten factor in airline safety

LANDON HUNT, Channels Staff

April 17, 2015

Filed under Columns, Death, Disaster, Health, International, Opinion, Travel

The odds of being in a plane crash that has at least one fatality on one of the 78 major world airlines is one in 3.4 million. The odds are even slimmer if you only consider a plane being taken down deliberately by one of the...

The struggle of being a woman in a male dominated world

BENTE VAN ANDEL, Channels Staff

March 20, 2015

Filed under Columns, Equality, Opinion, Personal, Sexism

As I was walking across West Campus I passed two City College employees relaxing in their caddies, “I would like to get on top of that,” the first guy said. “I’ll have her make me food after,” the other one responded...

Manufacturing women’s perceptions of body image


February 23, 2015

Filed under Columns, Dating, Ethics, Fashion, Lifestyle, Love & Sex, On campus, Opinion, Top Stories

No thigh-gap? No problem. I can remember being an 11-year-old girl and believing wholeheartedly that I needed to be on a diet, though I barely weighed about 75 pounds. It’s no secret that we live in a beauty and body image...

Student apathy and distraction

GRADY OLSON, Channels Staff

February 6, 2015

Filed under Breaking News, Games, National, Opinion, Politics

With every new semester comes the autopilot questions to classmates that you haven’t seen in a while. “How was your break, did you go home?” Followed by the copilot response of “it was good, I went home for a little,...

My crazed roommate punched me square in the face


November 7, 2014

Filed under Columns, Humor, Local, Off campus, Opinion, Personal, Santa Barbara Area

Upon entering college, you play the risky and sometimes rewarding game of gambling on a good roommate. In four-year universities, students are crammed into dorms with roommates based on questionnaires or quizzes, but in our cozy beachside c...

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