The Ebbtide

All-Gender Bathrooms: SCC Tries Out the Gender Bender

January 22, 2017

All genders are now allowed to use the same restrooms in four different locations on campus (Photo Illustration by Martin Musialczyk) By Cendri Johnson Have you ever opened the door to the restroom and turned the corner to find yourself face to face with a member of the opposite sex? If not, then get rea...

Community : SCC’s President on Civil Rights and the Importance of Listening

January 22, 2017

By Coral Nafziger “Do words equal actions?” This is a question SCC’s president, Cheryl Roberts, says she thinks some at SCC are wondering as America transitions from the Obama administration to the Trump administration. Roberts says that there are a lot of people with strong opinions about o...

Free Candy and Books Abound at Club Introduction

January 22, 2017

By Nellie Ferguson Clubs at SCC reflect the diversity of students: from the Disability Awareness Society to the African Student Club — each contain students with a story to tell. On Jan. 12, students gathered in the PUB to navigate through a maze of cardboard stands exhibiting the accomplishme...

What’s New Pussyhat? Pink Headgear Meant to Show Unity at The Women’s March

January 22, 2017

By Coral Nafziger “‘Pussy’ is a derogatory term for female genitalia. We chose this loaded word for our project because we want to reclaim the term as a means of empowerment,” reads the mission statement of The Pussyhat Project. Launched on Thanksgiving, The Pussyhat Project says they want t...

Social Justice Sci Fi : Octavia’s Brood is SCC’s Community Read

January 22, 2017

By Coral Nafziger The Community Read is a program at SCC meant to draw people on campus together around a single book. The 2016-17 school year is the second year in a row that this book is the short story collection, “Octavia’s Brood”. The namesake of this book is Octavia Butler, the award-winnin...

A New Year’s Resolution Kept Alive

January 22, 2017

By Martin Musialczyk As we have recently left 2016 behind along with some of our recent bad habits related to food, many of us may still be holding onto our newly formed, yet just old enough to not have been ditched, New Year's Resolution Diet. For the few of you that may still be going strong wit...

First Impressions on Cafetaria Changes – Miso Ramen is Created by Dumping Salad Into Soup

January 22, 2017

By Ilona Kinnear After a long winter break, students are settling back into college. Salt covers the ground like hail, the long-awaited library has been finished and the cafeteria no longer has self-serve salad. To all my leafy lovers, I feel your pain. I had some salad there on occasion, but, turns out, ...

Keeping Up With the Resolutions – New Year’s Aftermath

January 22, 2017

By Adelia Sindunata Here comes the time when people write their “New Year, New Me” list, better known as New Year resolutions. This thing is magical — it could make your nearest gym overpacked with people on the first two weeks of January. Other people might not hit the gym, but maybe their goal...

Thanks, Obama

January 22, 2017

Courtesy of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhY9Zxv1-oo By Emily Boyer President Barack Obama has been sarcastically thanked for just about everything that’s gone wrong in the past eight years, from the creation of ISIS to high gas prices to that time I stubbed my toe. The man himself has even ...

An Ode to This American Life : Tune In to Ira

January 22, 2017

By Areeya Tipyasothi I first started listening to This American Life as a podcast in my sophomore year of high school. There was a school bus route that went to a church a few blocks from my house, but oftentimes I would choose to trek home from school way after the initial rush of students had fled...

STAGES

January 22, 2017

Shown here are two of the ten canvases from the exhibit STAGES that can be viewed at the art gallery (Photo by Martin Musialczyk) By Madeline Kimberly Simple, large, white floor-to-ceiling canvases with barely anything on them are currently taking up the whole space of SCC’s gallery walls. STAGES is...

Letters to the Editor

January 22, 2017

11/30/16 To The Editors of the Ebbtide, I would like to applaud the Ebbtide its post-election coverage (Volume 52, Issue 4). Regardless of our individual political views, it is heartening to see SCC students taking a strong political stance, and using the student newspaper as a platform to advocate...

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