Articles by Joshua Groom


Joshua Groom is the Online Editor at the Ebbtide. He covers administrative and breaking news, as well as writing the Crime Log for every issue of the paper. Groom openly admits to being a caffeine addict and cannot meet a deadline without drinking an ungodly amount of coffee.


Caught and Killed

Investigative Journalist’s Book Takes On Major Network In these bitter, partisan times, America is united behind a distrust of journalists and the media. Conservatives claim the press is too liberal and out to get President Trump. Liberals claim the press is too conservative and not aggressive enough in calling out Trump’s lies. Investigative reporter Ronan…


Leader of the PACT

SCC Honored by Honda American Honda Motor Company named SCC’s Honda PACT (Professional Automotive Career Training) Program the Co-Top PACT School in July. SCC shares the spot with Eastfield College in Dallas. A plaque commemorating the award was given to instructors of SCC’s program at an annual conference for PACT instructors. “Shoreline College (sic) has…

Brazen Burglaries

School Kicks Off With Thefts In September and October, two high-value thefts took place at SCC, totalling around $5,400 in stolen goods. In three other thefts in October, money was taken from unattended bags, or in one case, a student’s unattended laundry. The following is an account of those two high-value incidents, based on police…

Crime Log – Nov. 8, 2019

Racial Vandalism Oct. 18 — 5000 Building A student found a racially offensive sticker in the Career Education Options lobby and reported it to the front desk. The sticker was removed. Safety and Security is investigating the incident. An Ebbtide staff member witnessed this incident; additional details were based on an email sent out by…

Crime Log – Oct. 25, 2019

Let Me Park In Peace On Oct. 8, a verbal dispute over parking led to a response by Safety and Security. The incident was referred to the Dean of Students. Hit and Run On Oct. 9, a student reported damage to their car to Safety and Security. They created an incident report, and no further…

Crime Log – Vol. 55 Issue 1

Fender Bender An SCC employee reported damage to their vehicle to Safety and Security on Sept. 11. Safety and Security filed a report. Loitering An adult male was blocking entry to the 1000 Building on Sept. 19. Safety and Security confronted the individual and referred the incident to the Shoreline Police Department when he refused…


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….

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