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Moving Forward: Called to Action in Trump’s America

Moving Forward: Called to Action in Trump's America

November 21, 2016

Are we ready to talk yet? (Illustration by Martin Musialczyk) By Coral Nafziger “Prior to Trump being elected, this country was already showing signs of dysfunction, and it’s just come to a head now,” says Dr. Ernest Johnson, who teaches in SCC’s equity and social justice department. For...

Blindsided and Angry : SCC Reflects on the Election

November 21, 2016

By Coral Nafziger The day after the election, the SCC community was invited to join “a collective conversation about the election results.” This was hosted by the Student Leadership Center and organized by Rezina Habtemariam, SCC’s director of student life, and Ángel González, the assistant di...

An Overview of the Jakarta Riot

An Overview of the Jakarta Riot

November 21, 2016

People from various Indonesian Islamic organizations came to Jakarta to protest Ahok's controversial statement. (courtesy of orbitindo.com) By Adelia Sindunata and Madeline Kimberly Indonesia is known to be a free country. Indonesians possess a very diverse range of ethnicities and religions. Indonesia...

Light Rail, Minimum Wage, and Gun Control : Local Election Results

November 21, 2016

By Emily Boyer Everyone knows the results of the federal elections — Donald Trump became president-elect, and Republicans held onto their majority in both houses of Congress. Our country is about to change forever. But real change begins with local elections. Here are the results of ours: State M...

From Hard Times to Hate Crimes : Election Reactions from An SCC Student

November 21, 2016

By Cendri Johnson Nicholas Jzyk is one of many students at Shoreline CC who were shocked after the results of Election Day. Jzyk was concerned that a lot of people were going to get hurt, as things like health insurance and social progress get taken away from them. Jzyk said that he “saw that fear...

No Way! No *@&!ing Way! Please No! Oh No! OK, Let’s Do This. : SCC Community Experiences the Five Stages of Grief After the Election of Donald Trump

November 21, 2016

By Coral Nafziger Observing the SCC community react to the election, I see people grappling with several different strong emotions. Eberth Arias, SCC’s student government sustainability officer, says he sees this, too. In particular, he sees that people are angry. Arias says he came in to SCC t...

A Culture of Fear: Why the Idea of a Trump Presidency Scares People

November 21, 2016

By Coral Nafziger President Elect Donald Trump seems to inspire fear in a wide swath of people for a litany of reasons. At SCC, fears associated with Trump’s presidency include, but are certainly not limited to, the threat of physical violence and harassment, the inability to afford necessary medica...

Women’s Health vs. The Trump Effect

Women's Health vs. The Trump Effect

November 21, 2016

At a Feminists United meeting, Greta Moss discusses the future of health care and how it impacts her personally under President Trump. Photo by Martin Musialczyk By Allegra Simpkins The recent election has caused an uproar regarding women’s reproductive rights and other health issues, especially...

If You Aren’t Bleeding, You Aren’t Trying Hard Enough : An Appeal for Donors

November 21, 2016

By Connor Tee One of the things I like about Shoreline is the variance in ages. At a lot of other schools, I’d be stuck in freshman classes with a bunch of Gen-Z punks. Here at Shoreline, nobody questions the 25-year-old in their class, or at least not until they want to get to know me better. Ther...

The Knowledge on the College : Electoral College – The Process and Purpose

November 21, 2016

By Cendri Johnson Many of us have been hearing about how awful the Electoral College is because it allowed Trump to win the election. And many are quick to jump on that bandwagon. But how well do you actually understand the system that is the Electoral College? Here is breakdown of this key factor ...

Things to Be Thankful for – Even after a Depressing Election

November 21, 2016

By Adelia Sindunata As far as I can remember, the recent U.S. presidential election has been the most controversial election I’ve ever seen. Not only did the result raise tons of questions from lots of people, but it also changed a lot of things since the first minute it was over. Friendships, the...

Trump Wins, What Now? : The Disaster of President Elect

November 21, 2016

By Ilona Kinnear The aftereffects of Donald Trump winning the election are scary. The satire piece in the last issue of the newspaper made light of a lot of issues that will seriously hurt people. Trump has not only brought to light the racism, sexism and phobias some thought were long gone, but a...

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