The Ebbtide

News Briefs – Vol 54 Issue 1, October 5, 2018

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

October 6, 2018

Late Enrollment Oct. 3-9 Really? You still haven’t signed up? Get on that. Take the week to sign up for any last-minute classes that you haven’t already enrolled in. Little Shop of Horrors 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 5, 6,12,13; 3-5 p.m., Oct. 7,14; 1600 Building SCC’s theater company will be performing the sci-fi musical com...

SCC’s Very Own Rocket Man

Future interstellar colonizer: Harry Phan. PHOTO BY: Nick Molsee.

Tobias Hope-Young

October 6, 2018

FROM VIETNAM TO WASHINGTON. NEXT STOP, SPACE. Harry Phan wants to build a spaceship for interstellar colonization. He says he’s not at the construction phase yet, but he’s making progress, taking classes to become an astronautical engineer. It's a difficult task, but he seems optimistic about his...

Sports Calendar – October 5, 2018

CJ Priebe

October 6, 2018

Volleyball 7 p.m., Oct. 5, @ Olympic, vs. Olympic 7 p.m., Oct. 10, @ Shoreline, vs. Whatcom 7 p.m., Oct. 12, @ Skagit Valley, vs. Skagit Valley 7 p.m., Oct. 17, @ Shoreline, vs. Edmonds Women’s Soccer Noon, Oct. 6, @ Shoreline, vs. Everett 2 p.m., Oct. 10, @ Whatcom, vs. Whatcom Noon., Oct. 13,...

Feeling Lonely? Get Engaged.

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

October 6, 2018

INVOLVEMENT YOU CAN COMMIT TO It may not be easy, but this is the time to find your niche on campus. SCC has a number of student engagement programs designed specifically for people looking to get involved on campus. Even better, these student-driven programs are free of charge. Some even have p...

From Libya to Liberation

From Libya to Liberation

Celeste Boudreaux

October 6, 2018

BRAVE GIRL IN THE MIDST OF CIVIL WAR As a Muslim girl, Yara Buker has only worn a hijab once in her life: when she was under threat of being killed. Buker grew up in Benghazi, Libya, for 19 years, and was raised to be a very family-minded individual. At the age of 17, she started working at a liberal ...

American Enough?

Natasha Sidik

October 6, 2018

A CHALLENGED IDENTITY The image of a stereotypical American doesn’t fit with what most people would consider “American ideals,” a country that sells itself as a melting pot for multiculturalism. With the recent success of blockbusters starring non-traditional actors like “Black Panther” and “Crazy Rich Asians...

Hazy Consent

October 6, 2018

FINDING THE LINE IN THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT Okay, I’ll admit it. One morning in my 20s, I woke up, after drinking too much, to a desperate gut-punch of a question: “Did we use protection?” We had. Of course we had, I tell myself even now. I’m not a monster, I’m a good person. I had woken ...

Confusion, Courtship and Condoms

CJ Priebe

October 6, 2018

ROM-COM GOES POSTAL Don’t you hate it when your younger sister mails your love letters to a slew of your past and current crushes? “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” is based on Jenny Han’s 2014 book of the same name, covering many of the foundational structures of young love within...

Word on the Street: “Where do you wish you were right now?”

Word on the Street:

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

October 6, 2018

  “In Ethiopia, managing my beauty business.” - Feven Kebede           “I wish I were in space.” - Iliays Vahimi       “Scuba diving on the beach!” - Sarah Paur       “Laying on the beach in Jamaica.” - Ga...

What I Wish I Knew When I Started at SCC…

October 6, 2018

Talk Talk to your classmates and make friends! You can ask about homework, or just have a chat. International students can get involved in clubs or groups, to immerse themselves in the English language. Teachers Don’t hesitate to talk to your professors. Even if its via email. Making that constant effort to communicate with them matters, even ...

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