The Ebbtide

Au Revoir, Advisor

Au Revoir, Advisor

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

December 3, 2018

I failed Professor Patti Jones’ Introduction to Mass Media in my first quarter at SCC. I failed miserably, and Jones saw it coming from a mile away. My first official journalism teacher knew I was taking 23 credits, juggling jobs and becoming accustomed as the Arts and Entertainment (A&E) Editor...

The Highs and Lows of Hiking

The Highs and Lows of Hiking

Jordan Ghita

December 2, 2018

TALES FROM THE TRAILS When SCC Hiking Club President Angela Li went hiking alone in Issaquah’s Tiger Mountains, she didn’t expect to run into a family of bears. Li had been walking along the trail when she paused to take in the lush, woody atmosphere. Time stopped for a second, and the noise of everyd...

Worth the Rate?

Tobias Hope-Young

December 2, 2018

HOW TRUSTWORTHY IS RATE MY PROFESSOR Choosing the right classes can be difficult, while choosing the right teachers can be even more challenging but just as vital. With the new quarter dawning on us and classes filling up, it's time to stop putting it off and sign up for winter classes. For many, a good...

Refereeing the Dinner Table

Forrest Baum

December 2, 2018

HOW TO TALK TO THE FAMILY It’s time for a family get-together, but, uh-oh: racist grandpa is at it again. We may not all have a racist grandpa, but we could probably all use some help talking to our families. Family and productive communication don’t always go together, so we’ve asked s...

Winter Drinks for Warm Fuzzies

Elizabeth Joyce

December 2, 2018

Recipes have been lightly edited. Eggnog Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 4 large eggs 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 cups milk 1/2 cup heavy cream In a large bowl, beat the eggs until they are thick and lemon colored. Whisk in the s...

Hostess Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

Elizabeth Joyce

December 2, 2018

“Hostess” gifts are something thoughtful to bring to a gathering or party and makes a good first impression when you don’t know the host or hostess well. Consider one of the following gifts that are easy and inexpensive for the next time you are a guest. Bottle of wine or nice olive oil Muffin...

Holiday Hosting

Natasha Sidik

December 2, 2018

THEMES, FOOD AND FUN The upcoming winter break offers a hearty amount of time to host and attend get-togethers. To make things a little less stressful for those in charge of opening their home for guests, I compiled some tried-and-tested ideas to help prep and organize a successfully good time. K...

Winter on the Town

Shari Sung

December 2, 2018

THINGS TO DO IN SEATTLE WHEN YOU'RE COLD No matter if you’re a food lover, a nature explorer or a shopaholic, you may find yourself impressed by what the area offers for winter break. Set Sail on a Holiday Sea Trip Escape the town and enjoy a special holiday on the beach. The festive cruise, th...

Instant Noodle Recipes for the Winter

Natasha Sidik

December 2, 2018

LEVEL UP YOUR COLLEGE FOOD STAPLE Being a college student means constantly shuffling between homework deadlines while trying to keep every other aspect of life from falling apart. It doesn’t help that food isn’t exactly cheap these days. Trying to eat healthy can also get time-consuming, unfortuna...

Ebbtide Eats: Pho-Tastic

Pho Ha's Specialty Pho. Photo: Natasha Sidik

Natasha Sidik

November 21, 2018

SCC is surrounded by a number Vietnamese restaurants — specifically, ones centered on serving pho. Pho is a type of rice noodle soup served with different broth bases (usually beef or chicken), with a side of jalapenos, limes, herbs and bean sprouts. You can choose from a selection of differen...

The Killshot

Ed Strong

November 4, 2018

SCC VOLLEYBALL STAR LOOMS LARGE The Phins go through their postgame handshake line after notching a key upset win over #8 Bellevue. Nearly every player starts screaming. Seemingly oblivious to the gravity of the moment, Kammi Perkins just smiles and calmly high-fives her teammates. The soft...

Don’t Struggle to Save

Natasha Sidik

November 4, 2018

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF STUDENT EXCLUSIVE DEALS Going to college isn't cheap. The nightmare of financial forms and late-night studying is something all too familiar. However, a number of economic benefits come with being a student. Everyone loves a good bargain, so might as well make the most out of th...

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