Campus bookstore moves to U-district

Textbooks will no longer be sold by the SCC bookstore, starting next quarter. Students will instead have to look to the University Bookstore, online outlets, or other venues, for all their textbooks, including those that are custom made for SCC instructors.
The SCC bookstore has not yet officially announced whether it will keep the “Bookstore” part of its name.

Library removes laptop rental

According to library officials, laptops are no longer available for students to rent at the circulation desk of the library due to maintenance costs
While laptops were available to students to rent for 24 hours at a time in the library last year, Chris Matz, the library director at SCC said that the work required to service these laptops was too expensive to maintain.

The rising cost of textbooks

Forget about getting a pair of Air Jordans to show off at school, because new textbooks are now the latest luxury.
The cost of textbooks has risen 1,041 percent from January 1977 to June 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A survey also found the average student could spend as much as $1,200 each year just on textbooks and supplies alone.

Students take to drawing board for library fix-up

“I would start going to the library if it had girls,” was one of the answers presented at the Oct. 28
meeting concerning the Ray W. Howard Library remodeling project.
The remodel phase is scheduled to start in June 2016, students can expect the library to remain
open, according to representatives of McGranahan Architects. McGranahan Architects has
been contracted to execute the remodel.

New website falls into ECHO's void

A new website to help students navigate clubs and events has been released by the Associated
Student Government (ASG), over a month after the planned released date, according to ASG
Technological Affairs Officer Tam Nguyen.

Student housing gamble

$200,000 has been designated by SCC’s Board of Trustees to go towards funding a student
housing feasibility study. This study will determine whether SCC’s campus is fit for student

While many investors have approached SCC in the past about constructing a dormitory, Stuart
Trippel, the Executive Director of Business and Student Support Services, said that the
Administration felt uncomfortable moving forward with such plans and felt that conducting a
feasibility study was the smartest course of action.

New weapons policy in sight for SCC

Faculty at Shoreline Community College are pushing for a new weapons policy in response to
an increase in shootings on college campuses. Currently at SCC there is no weapons policy,
only a student conduct code allowing students to carry concealed weapons if they have a
concealed carry permit. However, this only applies to students. The conduct code has no effect
on other people who walk onto campus carrying a weapon.

A&E and Athletics to receive extra funds as result of student fee increase

The Student Services and Activities (SS&A) Student Fee Increase went into effect

this summer after SCC’s Board of Trustees approved the proposal on June 24, 2015.

With the SS&A student fee budget scenario now in place, two programs in particular

appear to take up a sizable portion of the $1.4 million fund distribution: SCC

Athletics and Arts and Entertainment (A&E).

According to the SS&A Student Fee Budget, Athletics will receive $316,748 for its

SCC's design is throwing a party on Capitol Hill, and you're invited!

There's a party coming up, and you're invited.

The catered food and drinks will be free, and the guest list will include SCC students as well as professionals from video game studios, animation companies, and graphic design firms.

What's the occasion? The Visual Communications Technology (VCT) Club, Shoreline's organization for students of graphic design and commercial art, is hosting the gala in celebration of its second annual portfolio show.

Shoreline Takes Steps Towards Sustainability

The SCOF (Sustainability and Commuter Option Fee) Committee's proposal to use funds for starting the Sustainability Center was approved by the ASG (Associated Student Government) Board this Monday.



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