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Opposing political views should not affect potential friendships

David Fletcher, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

As somebody who loves politics, I’ve come to realize some of the relationships I value the most are ones that challenge my ideological beliefs.  As the British philosopher John Stuart Mill once said, “He who knows only his side, knows littl...

Being Christian does not always align with Republican beliefs

Sarah Maninger, Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

I grew up believing that politics and religion were two different things. I thought that I could agree with my parents' moderate Republican beliefs and go to church without one affecting the other. The problem was that when I was ten years ol...

Think for yourself, we should question our parents’ beliefs

Celina Jauregui, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Too often, youth are influenced by the social and political values enforced at the family dinner table.  Although please and thank you’s are important manners to practice, dining room table talk can be far more influential t...

Future journalist defends media against ‘fake news’ accusations

ANGELA ROSE BICKMANN, Opinion Editor

February 20, 2017

I’ve questioned what I wanted to do with my life for years, but one thing I’ve never questioned is my intentions. Every action I take is with a sincere, positive purpose. A year and three months ago, courage took over my...

SBCC political science internship takes students to Sacramento

SOPHIE ZARA, Channels Staff

February 5, 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, City College students have the opportunity to go on a field trip in Sacramento to shadow California legislators, lobbyists, the governor and more. The City College Sacramento Internship program, ...

‘Traitor’ Edward Snowden deserves Nobel Peace Prize

David C. Ridings, Channels Staff

February 7, 2014

If we all told the truth, can you imagine how much we could accomplish? I bet you will begin by lying to yourself to avoid this question. Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former Booze Allen Hamilton employee and Nationa...

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