Highly Rated

SCC ALUMNUS RETURNS THE GIFT OF WRITING Michael Overa never wanted to teach. He grew up in a middle-class Seattle family with both parents working full time. This allowed him plenty of time to enjoy his books undisturbed. He describes […]

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Worth the Rate?

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 […]

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Life of Note

MUSIC TEACHER’S UNEXPECTED JOURNEYS Creating sounds used by stars like Tina Turner, Dire Straits, Rick Astley and Michael Jackson was not a course Dave Bristow had set out for when he was young. Now nearing his 70s, at 6-foot-3, SCC’s […]

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Vandals in the Forest

RESTORATION AND DESTRUCTION IN SCC’S “FOREST LABORATORY” For several years, there has been an unauthorized bike trail in SCC’s restoration area, located behind the soccer field. About 20 years ago, SCC biology instructor Matthew Loper said he was approached by […]

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A Fresh Look

SCC’S MIMI HARVEY If you saw Professor Mimi Harvey as a child in the prairies of Nebraska, rounding up the neighborhood kids and pretending to teach, you might have expected her to become the teacher she is today.   What […]

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Sharing Her Silent World

INSTRUCTOR TEACHES FROM EXPERIENCE It was an exhausting start of the day for everyone on campus, given that it was an early morning on the second-to-last day of instruction before finals. But in one of the rooms in the 1800 […]

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