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Ambassadors host virtual music festival to reconnect students

Jacob Frank, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

When Madeleine Mayi’s parents told her that she would need a job, she put her skills to the test and took to the streets of Santa Barbara, pursuing her dream to play music. Having played live shows throughout Los Angeles to support two E...

Sheltering-in-place has helped me confront, face body image issues

Alloy Zarate, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Having the privilege to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic has given me the space to be confronted with all my body image insecurities and find a path towards healing. I’ve never seriously struggled with acne aside f...

California’s response to COVID-19 is extreme, but crucial to save lives

Max Mullins, Sports Editor

April 25, 2020

Responding quickly to the coronavirus pandemic has helped save numerous lives, and it's important that we maintain precautions to continue to flatten the curve.  Although I initially thought California’s response to the coro...

SBCC to hold virtual graduation, leaving some disappointed

Madeleine Sydkvist, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

When the novel coronavirus spread across the world, schools have been forced to create new ways for students to have class, work, and now as the end of the school year is approaching — how students are celebrating their graduatio...

Theatre group optimistic despite shows canceled due to COVID-19

Rodrigo Hernandez, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

With the sudden switch to online classes brought on by COVID-19, along with the abrupt cancellation of the spring and summer shows, City College theatre students have adapted to the online setting while performing from home.  ...

Step by step: Staying motivated in the midst of a global pandemic

Serena Guentz, Features Editor

April 24, 2020

I won’t pretend I have everything all together.  I won’t pretend that I’m being really productive everyday.  We are in weird, unprecedented times right now. I've noticed some side effects of the coronavirus pand...

Partners in crisis: A look at relationships during COVID-19

Lucy Marx and Nate Stephenson

April 17, 2020

Relationships have always been difficult, even before COVID-19 swept across the globe. They require work, compassion, empathy, the list goes on. But at the end of the day, the person you choose to be in one with can make it all...

COVID-19 has given me the time I needed to think about my future

Sarah Maninger, Sports Editor

April 17, 2020

For the past two years, I knew that there would come a time when I had to figure out what my next steps were going to be. I just didn’t know that the world would be in the middle of a pandemic when that time came.  Two yea...

City College student harassed during ‘Zoom bomb’ speaks out

Trevor West Morgan, Staff Writer

April 10, 2020

In an April 3 article regarding the ‘Zoom Bomb’ of a City College film studies class, The Channels briefly described an incident of student Tessa Gilbert being harassed by the hackers and other students.  Gilbert was subj...

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