Daily Archives: January 19, 2019

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Shrinking Demographic: SCC’s Diversity at Risk

UNDERSTANDING THE RECENT DECLINE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Owing to its high-quality education system, diverse culture and relatively open labor market, the United States has always been one of the top destinations for international students. The U.S. hosts the most international students of any country worldwide. Hosting international students helps boost the U.S. economy. The Association…

News Briefs – Vol 54 Issue 6, January 18, 2019

MLK Day: Campus Closed Jan. 21 In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., SCC will be closed for the day. MLK Day Rally and March Jan. 21; Garfield High School Opportunity Fair 8:30-11:30 a.m. Workshops 9:30-10:50 a.m. Rally/March in Garfield High School Gymnasium 12:30 p.m. Garfield High School will be hosting free events in honor…

Crime Log – Vol. 54 Issue 6, January 18, 2019

A student at Shoreline Community College was allegedly abducted from campus on Dec. 11, according to an email alert sent to students. The student returned to campus at noon the same day.The email said that the incident was “isolated to two individuals who are known to each other,” and that Shoreline Police and campus Security…

New Transport Options for Phins

COMMUNITY VANS IN SHORELINE Students who rely on public transportation now have the option of using Community Vans. King County Metro, who operates the public buses at SCC (Routes 5, 345, 331, 330), has a rideshare program developed in coordination with Hopelink, a local non-profit organization. This program is catered for Shoreline residents with needs…

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 6, January 14, 2019

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building on the first and third Monday of every month. Students may attend if they would like to meet their representatives or voice an issue. In addition, students may meet with their representatives in the Student Life Office…

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 6, December 3, 2018

The Associated Student Government (ASG) usually holds meetings in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building. This time it was moved to Room 9208 in the PUB (the Quiet Dining Room) due to a scheduling conflict. This was the last meeting of the fall quarter. Recognition Shoreline Game Audio Club Student Brian Sullivan gave a slightly…

New Year’s Resolutions: Don’t Bother

DO SOMETHING, NOT EVERYTHING I’m a strong believer in the fact that resolutions just don’t work. The long list of things I want will continue to grow — heck, humans are known to have a tendency to want things they don’t have, aren’t we? If I continue making a new set of resolutions every 365…

New Year’s Goals: Why Stop at One?

ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO MAKE REALIST RESOLUTIONS Making a Resolution can seem daunting — but it doesn’t have to be. Firstly, there is no reason they cannot be made further into the year. Secondly, be realistic and specific. Choose something you truly can and want to do; you probably will not run a marathon…

More Cheers, Less Jeers

AN OPEN LETTER FROM AN OPTIMISTIC SPORTS FAN Dear Pessimist, Recently, a close friend and I were both watching the same game — UW women’s basketball was playing at hated rival fifth-ranked Oregon. Despite coming in to the game as massive underdogs, the Huskies had managed to stay close, trailing by just one point at…

Airhead Redemption

THE YOUTUBER WHO DESTROYED HIS OWN CAREER In December of 2017, Logan Paul (former Vine star and current YouTube celebrity) hiked into the infamous Aokigahara forest, commonly known as the “Suicide Forest.” Paul’s intended purpose was to delve into the supernatural legends that were associated with the national park and doubtlessly participate in his normal…

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