The Ebbtide

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

The Grass Isn't Always Greener

Jordan Ghita

May 19, 2019

SUSTAINABILITY OR MARKETING SCHEME? The fashion industry is responsible for 10 percent of the global carbon footprint, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Furthermore, the EPA estimates that the average American will throw away about 81 pounds of clothing this year. All of this 81 pound loa...

Green Sleeves

Green Sleeves

Nova Clark

May 19, 2019

EXPERTS TALK ETHICAL FASHION In an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, what more can be done to help the planet? It just so happens that one of the answers can be found inside your own closet. Today, it feels as though the fashion industry favors quantity over quality. This decline of stan...

Double Exposure: ‘The Fugitive’ (1963-1967)

Nova Clark

May 19, 2019

“Double Exposure” is a column dedicated to bringing attention to classic film and television of note. Have you ever felt the sting of being blamed for something you didn’t do? What about being sentenced to die for a crime you didn’t commit? This is the dilemma of Dr. Richard Kimble, p...

Ebbtide Eats: Taquería El Sabor

Ebbtide Eats: Taquería El Sabor

Juan Páez

May 17, 2019

A COMFORTING MEXICAN EATERY In a world full of pseudo-Mexican restaurants (I’m looking at you Taco Time) serving cuisine named “mexifries,” taquería El Sabor constitutes an authentic and flavorful option close to SCC. Taquería El Sabor is located on Aurora Ave North and is a ten minute walk from...

Music: The Greatest Escape

Music: The Greatest Escape

Travis Tribble

May 6, 2019

SCC STUDENT FINDS THAT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Summer is coming and there will be an abundance of new bands to go see, including SCC student Em Heffernan's project Nessy. Em Heffernan singing in the band Nessy at a house show. Photo credit Travis Tribble On April 20, Nessy opened a house sho...

Don’t Sleep On “ZZ”

Don't Sleep On

Ed Strong

May 6, 2019

POSITION CHANGE HELPS PLAYER TAKE CENTER STAGE Zane Zurbrugg has all of the tools that make baseball scouts salivate. He’s tall, with a quick, compact swing, a powerful arm and record-breaking speed. Three years ago, he barely made a blip on anyone’s radar. Recruitment “I wasn...

All For Nothing

Nova Clark

April 22, 2019

WHERE TEXTBOOKS FALL SHORT With a new quarter in full swing, an old problem may be facing students — and it comes in the form of a textbook. The pattern is familiar: Instructors will list required reading in the syllabus, and it will be purchased only to be returned later on. As a result, textbooks e...

Curve Your Enthusiasm

Curve Your Enthusiasm

Travis Tribble

April 22, 2019

INTERVIEW WITH THE FLAT-EARTH LEADER Many of the leaders in the Flat Earth Society have backgrounds in engineering, computing and other intellectual disciplines. The question remains: How can people who are otherwise level-headed and logical fall prey to what seems to be a ridiculous notion that c...

Mr. Worldwide

Mr. Worldwide

Juan Páez

April 21, 2019

RECRUITER SHOWS THE "GOOD" SIDE OF SCC Rylan Good is something of a journeyman. At six months old, Good, originally from Korea, was adopted by a white family in a small town in Pennsylvania. He hasn’t stopped traveling since, as shown by the souvenirs from his travels that fill his office:...

Apollo 11 Lands in Museum of Flight

Apollo 11 Lands in Museum of Flight

Nova Clark

April 21, 2019

SEATTLE DEBUTS “DESTINATION MOON” EXHIBIT A slice of space history has landed in Seattle, and you can see it in person. Buzz Aldrin’s iconic helmet and gloves. Photo: Paul Clark The astronauts of Apollo 11 departed and returned to Earth in the command module Columbia. Photo: Paul Clark Artifacts from the famed Apollo 11 mission that first took astronauts to the moon in 1969 have been loaned from Washington D.C.’s Smithsonian to S...

Making More Use of Consumables

Elizabeth Joyce

March 16, 2019

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 ...

You Can Take it to the Bank

Ed Strong

March 16, 2019

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 children of donor #2039 at Cal...

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