It’s just a number

Transfer Talks

I can’t exactly pinpoint what I thought the outcome of attending Santa Barbara City College for all those years would be, yet starting when I was 18, I managed to be enrolled every fall and spring semester at SBCC, varying between part-time and full-time enrollment.
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Nightlife and coastlines: A local’s guide to Los Cabos

Renowned for its sunny beaches and vibrant nightlife, Los Cabos is a favorite destination for spring breakers and families alike. While most people often find themselves sticking to the touristy areas, you’ll find yourself experiencing Los Cabos like a true local with this guide!
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A local’s guide to a weekend in Arcata, California

Arcata can seem as different from the Bay Area as it gets, and if you are feeling overwhelmed with your busy schedule, the crowded city streets and the constant noises, it can be the perfect escape — which is why when I returned home for a quick weekend, I was reminded just why.
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Not a 2nd-class traveler

Off the Beat

Everywhere I travel, my family has had to both reassert our identity and tolerate the casual racism from enough of the locals for it to become a discernible issue. I am fed up with a binary system that refuses to accept that I am just as American as any white individual born and raised in the United States of America.
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UC Berkeley must work to introduce scooters on campus

Today, transportation represents roughly 40 percent of California’s carbon emissions, which signals that we urgently need to pursue alternative means of getting around. Although not a silver bullet, scooters represent a promising, sustainable and fun option.
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City of adventure: A week spent in Los Angeles

Known as the “City of Angels” to some and “La La Land” to others, Los Angeles has always been a second home to me, not simply because it happens to be where I was born, but because it truly registers as a city of a thousand adventures.
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