Daily Archives: June 15, 2019

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Bleeding Money

LOOKING FOR ANSWERS IN SCC’S FINANCIAL CRISIS SCC is in the midst of a budget crisis. The school has not submitted financial statements since fiscal 2012-13. Due to an estimated $2.3 million budget shortfall, the campus is exploring possibilities of layoffs and class cuts in 2021, according to Acting Vice-President for Student Learning Bayta Maring….

News Briefs – Vol 54 Issue 15, June 14, 2019

Final Exams June 17-19 It’s the final countdown… Good luck on your finals, Phins. You got this. The Honors College Research Track: Final Presentations 1:30-3:20 p.m., June 19; Rm. 9208 The Honors College has a unique year-long course called the Research Track, which gives Honors students the chance to participate and create their own in-depth…

Weird Flex, But Okay

ATHLETES HAVE A RIGHT TO CELEBRATE Cinderella had a little extra kick in those glass slippers this time. The Oklahoma State Cowgirls softball team hadn’t been to the Women’s College World Series (WCWS) in over two decades. They were the only team ranked outside of the top eight to advance there this year. Playing in…

Bummershoot

HOW A LOCAL STAPLE LET ME DOWN Sometimes for music festivals, the cons outweigh the pros and people are left empty-handed. Bumbershoot — Seattle’s biggest music, comedy and arts festival — takes over Seattle Center every year over Labor Day weekend. It is an event that many Seattleites look forward to every summer, featuring big…

Sustainable Education

HOW WE CHOOSE OUR CURRICULUM For students at SCC, required classes are a familiar sight. English 101 and Multicultural Studies are just a couple of examples of the core requirements that grace the top corner of planning guides — but what about sustainability? What Is Sustainability? 1987’s Brundtland Report, which served to unite all nations…

Ebbtide Eats: Weekend Brunch at Saltoro

Saltoro, a popular seafood and landfood staple on the outskirts of the Broadview neighborhood, has recently opened its doors for weekend bunch from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Since 2003, the restaurant has served as a local dinner destination, offering an upscale experience in an otherwise inconspicuous location at 14051 Greenwood Avenue North — right at the…

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Phin For Life

A FORMER ASG PRESIDENT’S REFLECTIONS ON POLITICS AND ACTIVISM Every two or three years, 34-year-old Shaun Scott takes a bus from Seattle up to SCC. Nostalgia drives him to visit the campus that helped mold him into who he is today: a candidate for Seattle City Council’s Fourth District. Scott didn’t plan on getting into…

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Hot Drama

FOUNDER OF THEATER SOCIETY TALKS ‘TARTUFFE’ A timeless tale of hypocrisy is coming to SCC this summer. The 17th-century play “Tartuffe,” written by famed playwright Molière, will be put on in August by the Student Theatrical Society. SCC student Danny Bracy, founder of the society, shared history regarding the background of his acting group and…

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Top of the Pecking Order

MASKS, EMOTION AND COUNTRY POP WITH ZERO CORN Country music is still alive because it is finally embracing modernity. For those people who don’t necessarily find the ascendency of country music to be an automatic boon, I understand. But before you jump to a conclusion, first let me explain a new artist named Orville Peck….

Double Exposure: ‘The High Chaparral’ (1967-1971)

“Double Exposure” is a column dedicated to bringing attention to classic film and television of note. When I first saw “The High Chaparral,” it struck me as a less sugar-coated version of ”Bonanza,” the popular Western that ran from 1959 to 1973 on NBC. It turns out they had something in common: creator David Dortort,…

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