Taking the Initiative

HOW WILL YOU VOTE ON LOCAL ISSUES? In Washington state, voters have the opportunity to affect our policies on greenhouse gases, firearm safety protections and law enforcement standards on deadly force through a series of initiatives. There is a huge […]

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Defined Out of Existence

WHITE HOUSE MEMO UPSETS TRANSGENDER COMMUNIT The identity of transgender people is at risk of erasure in the eyes of the government. The New York Times released on Oct. 21 a memo from the Department of Health and Human Services […]

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Where is the Line?

UPHOLDING FREE SPEECH WITHIN COMMUNITY STANDARDS On Monday, June 4, a man on campus used a large sign with harsh language on it to denounce Islam directly in front of the PUB. A number of classrooms reported the volume of […]

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Trading on Education

A CHANGE IN POLICY FOR LIBERAL ARTS The nature of community college education is being questioned on a national scale. In January’s State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump put an emphasis on bolstering apprenticeships and technical programs in […]

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Pumping Privacy

A WIN FOR NURSING MOTHERS A new temporary lactation room has been set up at SCC for nursing mothers. The room is on the bottom floor of the gym. The room features a bright, spa-like environment with multiple couches. Additionally, […]

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Cyclists on the Road

LAWS, SAFETY, and MAINTENENCE As a cyclist or a driver, sharing the road is typically something both sides would prefer to avoid. To make this whole situation a little safer, here are some reminders on proper signaling, rules of the […]

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Defining Hate

CAN FREE SPEECH BE TOO FREE? Last year, a white supremacist wearing a Hammerskins emblem appeared at SCC. It raised questions about the boundaries of free speech and brought up the argument of whether free speech protects or harms the […]

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