Daily Archives: March 16, 2019

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Stress Divided by Two

SCC COSIGNS NEW MATH PROGRAM SCC is planning on cutting out prerequisite math programs with hopes of improving student success. “Corequisites” is the name of the new program and is currently in its feedback and planning phase. The changes will be implemented as soon as fall quarter 2019. The idea behind the transition is to…

News Briefs – Vol 54 Issue 10, March 15, 2019

Arts, Film and Music Info Session 4-6 p.m., March 19; Rm. 9208 The abrupt closure of the Art Institute of Seattle has left a number of students stranded educationally. Luckily, SCC is opening its doors to anyone interested in their arts department. Program faculty and advisers will be on campus to give any prospective attendees…

Crime Log – Vol. 54 Issue 10, March 15, 2019

A Switch-Up 5 p.m., March 2; 2000 Building Parking Lot An SCC staff member found that his vehicle’s rear license plate had been switched with a stolen vehicle’s license plate of the same make and model. The employee believed the switch happened on campus. “This is a fairly common tactic among car thieves,” said Sergeant…

SCC: VICE

NARROWING DOWN THE CANDIDATES SCC has recently held open forums for students and staff to meet and question the five finalists for the position of vice president for student learning (VP-SL). This position requires communication between the president of the college and is SCC’s chief academic officer. Additionally, the VP-SL is in charge of SCC’s…

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Lack of Transparency at SCC Budget Meeting

FACULTY RAISES MAJOR CONCERNS SCC officials recently held a meeting and an open forum in order to address the school’s budget and uphold transparency with its faculty and employees. SCC President Cheryl Roberts, acting Vice-President of Student Learning Bayta Maring, and Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Director Stuart Trippel were among the administrators to…

Making More Use of Consumables

We all know about recycling, but what about the other R’s: reduce and reuse? Reducing and reusing items cuts down on consumerism and keeps even more items out of the landfill. Consider these ways to reduce your carbon footprint and most likely save money along the way. Buy Recycled or Used: If you must buy…

You Can Take it to the Bank

TAILS OF A TEST TUBE BABY In almost every sense of the phrase, I am an only child. I grew up in a two-person household. I never had to share my toys, but also never had anyone to play with growing up. I also have over two dozen siblings. I am one of the oldest…

Hear No Evil

TRUE CRIME PODCASTS ARE KILLIN’ IT Throughout history, murder has inspired the public and storytellers alike, whereas recently, podcasts have catapulted to the forefront of the storytelling world. These two factors have combined to create a landscape filled with true crime stories that surge through earbuds of millions of people each day. Why are true…

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Ebbtide Eats: Cafes in Shoreline

The smell of fresh grounds is a well-loved scent in the city of Seattle, where coffee shops seem to hide in every corner. Compared to the bustling Greater Seattle area, Shoreline’s cafe scene may not offer as much variation compared to its neighboring metropolitan city, but the few that are here provide something different than…

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Northern Exposure

A TWO-DAY VANCOUVER GETAWAY As an international student, I remember how surprised I was when I discovered that it only takes three hours to drive from Seattle to Canada. I soon ventured to Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) for a two-day trip for the time during last winter break, and I fell in love with the…

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