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Letters to the Editor: City College responds to editorial criticizing communication


March 1, 2016

The editorial “Fearful SBCC fails to recognize The Channels as valuable tool”, published on Feb. 26, 2016, makes many assertions. It is important, for the benefit of the City College community, to clarify some of the statements ...

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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October 23, 2015

College admission requirements create culture of competition


October 23, 2015

The importance of education is one thing that most Americans can agree on, specifically a college education. College is ideally an opportunity for students to explore a range of different courses focusing on their interests...

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October 17, 2015

Late night discussions about God causes religious pondering

GRADY OLSON, Channels Staff

October 16, 2015

A few friends and I share a similar trait once slightly inebriated. We like to talk; small talk, big talk, girl talk, drunken talk and every now and then a deep talk. Topics range from what love really is, parenting, our next...

Letters to the Editor: Santa Barbara Zoo CEO responds to critical column

Richard Block

September 25, 2015

I read with interest the editorial of September 21 titled “Zoos provide inhumane conditions for animals.” Part of my job as CEO of the Santa Barbara Zoo is to talk with people about their perceptions and misperceptions about the work we do. There’s always room for a healt...

International students enrich SBCC campus with diversity


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...

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