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End of A Global Era

SAYING FAREWELL TO FUELL After a decade of service, SCC’s director of the Global Affairs Center (GAC), Larry Fuell, will be stepping down from the position. “I’m retiring,” said Fuell, who also taught political science at SCC. Fuell founded GAC 11 years ago, in 2007. The program was meant to shed light on international and…

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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 towering British digital music tech faculty finds himself sharing his past with SCC students and…

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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 an organization called Mid-Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group. They showed their interest in restoring a habitat…

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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 you wouldn’t expect is the story that got her here. Growing up in a family…

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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 Building, students were not leaning on fists or falling asleep. Instead, they were silently moving…

New Coach Brings Hope

WOMEN’S SOCCER PREPARES TO DOMINATE SCC’s new women’s soccer coach brings a certain air of confidence about him. The air is eternally thick with the scent of evergreens and Starbucks around Shaun Warner. Warner loves Seattle sports, and he’s a huge supporter of the Sounders and the Seahawks. In fact, he attended both Seahawk Super…

Mermaids, Memo Pads and Meg

MEET THE FACE OF THE FRONT DESK As a child, Meg Humphrey re-watched “The Little Mermaid” on her VCR tapes to the point of breaking them. Looking back, she realizes she was a very lucky 3-year-old to have a dad who didn’t mind replacing those tapes over and over again. Today, Humphrey, who works for…

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Combating Faculty Inequity: Adjuncts Deal With Lesser Pay

Adjunct faculty at SCC often get paid half as much as full-time faculty, but the two groups are teaming up to decrease the inequity. Pink buttons recently popped up across campus as SCC shone a spotlight on the discrepancies between full- time and adjuncts in higher education. Campus Equity Week was Oct. 30-Nov. 1. Across…

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