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What happened to our Fishbowl?

It used to be that room in the PUB with windows that go floor to ceiling, where students could sit in an armchair and relax, study, or do whatever they wanted in a quiet, dark environment. Now the Fishbowl is a museum.

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Spindrift Art Jury Show

Parliament in Review

SCC’s 10-member Student parliament meets bi-weekly to discuss student concerns and evaluate mini-grant requests from clubs, programs and student groups to supplement student-oriented projects.
Last meeting: Feb. 23, 2015
Amount requested: $744.47
Amount granted: $744.47
Amount remaining for winter quarter: $26,882

Xbox for Education

The Student Leadership Center (SLC) requested $744.47 to purchase an Xbox One and three controllers for the PUB’s game room.

Undocumented immigrants: unrecognized Americans

Felix Lara-Blanco smiles and sits down outside Central Market, cracking a joke about his love life. “I’m like the Mexican Ted Mosby,” he says, referencing the CBS show “How I Met Your Mother.” He launches into a joke about another episode, but stops to greet some apparent acquaintances, something he seems to do frequently.

Preacher returns to campus, sparking conversation and opposition

Anthony Parish, the preacher who arrived on campus three weeks ago, returned to campus last Wednesday, bringing the same sign which implored students to repent and believe in Jesus Christ and warned them that sinners will burn in Hell.

Like the previous week, Parish’s preaching drew a large crowd of students and faculty, who listened, heckled and argued. The discussion soon opened into a discussion between Professor Ernest Johnson, who teaches multicultural studies, and Parish.

Parliament in Review

SCC’s 10-member Student parliament meets bi-weekly to discuss student concerns and evaluate mini-grant requests from clubs, programs and student groups to supplement student-oriented projects.

Last meeting: Feb. 2, 2015
Amount requested: $1,475
Amount granted: $1,475
Amount remaining for winter quarter: $27,626.47

SCC Appoints New Director of Student Life

SCC’s new Acting Director of Student Life has been chosen, shortly after the position was left vacant mid-January.

Rezina Habtemariam, the former Program Support Supervisor for the Student Leadership Center (SLC), was appointed by the college to fill the role of Acting Director of Student Life after Rae-Ann Barras, who previously held the position, left after Jan. 16.

News Briefs

Community Read: Coming of Age in Mississippi
12:30 – 1:30p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
Quiet Dining Room – PUB 9208

Students get an up close look at state legislature

The students were gathered, the signs and the T-shirts were handed out, and the buses were chartered and ready for the two-hour bus ride to Olympia. The 79 students that showed up, however, would end up spending more time on the bus than in the capitol. After months of planning, Winter Rally 2015 was finally underway.

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