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May 14, 2017

Student involvement with elections has always been a small-time affair; there’s a few signs around campus telling students to vote, a handful of students pass by the voting computers in the PUB during the election and then you see a poster with the new representative’s face the size of your body...

Write Words Gooder: An Appeal for Grammar Education

May 14, 2017

One of the perks of attending community college is having the choice of taking electives that aren’t necessarily offered at 4-year universities. Ranging from ESL to keyboarding class, these courses teach general purpose skills that are essential to society. They can also be just a “fun” class or...

The Joy of Crying : Why I Broke Down and Hope to Do it Again

May 14, 2017

Part 1: An Introduction If you are like me, you go through each day hiding whatever troubles you’ve been carrying. Whether you have mental issues and/or are stressed from school/work/finances/a social life you don’t have, that stress continuously pours down on you everyday and bottling it up is...

International Students Explained

April 29, 2017

Admit it, the population of international students in SCC is pretty big. Even as an international student myself, I should admit that in the beginning, I didn’t expect that the number would be that big. You will most likely hear different languages spoken in the PUB, at the bus stop, in the library...

Letter to the Editor: Diversity and Inclusion on SCC campus

April 29, 2017

Shoreline Community College is an incredibly diverse campus where students from many different parts of the world come to learn and experience — and given the fact that SCC is located in such a comparatively small city and that it has a fairly small population, this truly says a lot about Shoreline’s...

EU vs USA

March 19, 2017

Is there going to be a trade war? 2017’s prologue was a dreadful crisis for the world’s largest economic group. The European Union (EU) today the EU consists of 28 member states, 27 if the UK doesn’t count. Quite often, it is stressful for them to think about their role in the world’s business,...

Public Speaking Class + Speech Anxiety

March 19, 2017

Everyone has their own fears. For me, it is public speaking. I am rhotacistic, which makes me unable to pronounce the letter “R” (and the word “rhotacism” begins with R — oh, what irony). This condition makes me super self-conscious about the way I speak. Whenever I do a presentation in front...

YOU ARE BEING SPIED ON!!!

March 19, 2017

So news came out that our glorious President Trump was spied on by the worst ex-president ever, and right before his righteous victory over Crooked Hillary. Some non-believers would call this far-fetched and want “evidence” or “proof” that this even happened. Pshaw. You know what? We are all...

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

March 4, 2017

Do you know someone who has suffered from an eating disorder? The odds are high that your answer should be “yes.” However, these disorders tend to be invisible, or go unnoticed by many of the people around the affected person. The people who are suffering are not just following a fad, nor are they...

Alternative Facts are Great for the News!

March 4, 2017

You know what, all of you haters out there, Donald Trump did win the presidency by the largest margin in history and also had the largest inauguration crowds too! I don’t want our beloved Ebbtide to be cast aside as “fake news” so I would like to fix it by adopting the new and amazing “alternative...

Black History Month

February 18, 2017

By Coral Nafziger It’s a sort of catch-22 — celebrating Black History Month will always be too little too late; but not celebrating it because it is lacking often means doing even less, and defaulting to the status quo of ignoring black history altogether. Background Black History Month itself has had a sl...

Betsy DeVos: an Elitist, Corrupt, Powerful Failure

February 18, 2017

By Nellie Ferguson Courtesy of Tulsaworld.com The new U.S. Secretary of Education financially backed Neurocore, a company that advertises help for children and adults with concussions, depression, migraines, ADHD and autism, from 2008 to 2017. Help for all of these conditions lies in simple 30-45 minute session...

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