The Ebbtide

Word on the Street: “What makes mothers important or special?”

Joshua Groom

May 5, 2019

“They never take a break, they get home from work and have to take care of everyone. Being a mother is a 24/7 job.” — Alex Woodard“They’re supportive in times of hardship, and they’ll be there for you no matter what.” — Angelo DeSanctis“As children, we are a reflection of the generation be...

Dwell on the Job

Travis Tribble

April 24, 2019

SCC IS LOOKING FOR ITS FIRST SET OF RESIDENTIAL ADVISORS If getting to live in a free, fully furnished studio apartment on campus and becoming more involved in SCC’s leadership sounds appealing, there might be a new job for you. The 7000 Building is nearly complete and needs tenants, but t...

All For Nothing

Nova Clark

April 22, 2019

WHERE TEXTBOOKS FALL SHORT With a new quarter in full swing, an old problem may be facing students — and it comes in the form of a textbook. The pattern is familiar: Instructors will list required reading in the syllabus, and it will be purchased only to be returned later on. As a result, textbooks e...

“We’ve Had Enough!”

Travis Tribble

April 21, 2019

SCC was ablaze with passionate speakers and enthusiastic crowds as underpaid faculty and staff cried “no more!” The failure of Washington state to tax the rich and properly fund higher education came to a head on April 16, 2019 when nine community and technical colleges (CTCs) in the Seattle...

Word on the Street: “Why are you walking out today?”

Joshua Groom

April 20, 2019

“Community College should be affordable. It’s the 21st century: Education should be a priority.” — Lowell Bryant, student“We’re walking to bring attention to this cause, and to support teachers, education and the future.” — Kelly Cassady, professor“The state has cut our budgets and expects...

Lack of Transparency at SCC Budget Meeting

Lack of Transparency at SCC Budget Meeting

Juan Páez

March 16, 2019

FACULTY RAISES MAJOR CONCERNS SCC officials recently held a meeting and an open forum in order to address the school’s budget and uphold transparency with its faculty and employees. SCC President Cheryl Roberts, acting Vice-President of Student Learning Bayta Maring, and Chief Financial Officer and Senior ...

You Can Take it to the Bank

Ed Strong

March 16, 2019

TAILS OF A TEST TUBE BABY In almost every sense of the phrase, I am an only child. I grew up in a two-person household. I never had to share my toys, but also never had anyone to play with growing up. I also have over two dozen siblings. I am one of the oldest children of donor #2039 at Cal...

Ebbtide Eats: Cafes in Shoreline

Ebbtide Eats: Cafes in Shoreline

Natasha Sidik

March 16, 2019

The smell of fresh grounds is a well-loved scent in the city of Seattle, where coffee shops seem to hide in every corner. Compared to the bustling Greater Seattle area, Shoreline’s cafe scene may not offer as much variation compared to its neighboring metropolitan city, but the few that are here ...

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Shari Sung

March 16, 2019

A TWO-DAY VANCOUVER GETAWAY As an international student, I remember how surprised I was when I discovered that it only takes three hours to drive from Seattle to Canada. I soon ventured to Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) for a two-day trip for the time during last winter break, and I fell in l...

Crime Updated

Crime Updated

Joshua Groom

February 4, 2019

SCC STUDENT ABDUCTED, RETURNED SAFELY A student at SCC was allegedly abducted from campus on Dec. 11. Shoreline Police have classified the incident as domestic violence. The victim, 18, was allegedly forced into a vehicle belonging to a former boyfriend, Gustavo Adolfo Martinez Guardado, accordin...

Shrinking Demographic: SCC’s Diversity at Risk

Shrinking Demographic: SCC's Diversity at Risk

Shari Sung

January 19, 2019

UNDERSTANDING THE RECENT DECLINE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Owing to its high-quality education system, diverse culture and relatively open labor market, the United States has always been one of the top destinations for international students. The U.S. hosts the most international students of any countr...

SCC’s Short Story Winner

SCC’s Short Story Winner

Nova Clark

January 19, 2019

ASPIRING SCREENWRITER GETS IN TUNE WITH HIS PAST What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Crossing Borders?” That was what SCC’s recent short story contest asked the campus to write about, and according to the judges, author Duncan Star-Boszko had the answer. The contest was announced mi...

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