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Want Change? Vote For It in the Student Body Presidential Election

April 15, 2017

Students can now vote for only one position in the student government, and their chance to cast that vote is Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 28. Over the years, the Associated Student Government has repeatedly reduced the number of ASG positions students can vote on. It happened in 2011, 2013...

Tearing Down Walls : Seattle’s Consul for Mexico tells SCC audience to resist racism

April 15, 2017

The president of the United States has said about Mexicans, “They’re bringing drugs (to the U.S.). They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.” Every year, 80,000 to 100,000 weapons are purchased legally in the U.S. and moved illegally into Mexico. Misconceptions...

No One Belongs Here More Than You : A Showering of Inclusive Messages

No One Belongs Here More Than You : A Showering of Inclusive Messages

April 15, 2017

Pastries, coffee and what SCC’s Facebook page calls “some smilage” — you can expect all these on the first week of every quarter at SCC, aka Welcome Week. In spring 2017, there were efforts to be even more welcoming. #YouAreWelcomeHere #YouAreWelcomeHere is a national campaign brought to SCC b...

End of Winter Quarter event gets political : Students explore deportation in final project

April 15, 2017

Misinformation is rampant when it comes to deportation. Words are thrown around, often incorrectly, by people who have never been affected by it. Alien, illegal alien, legal alien, asylum, amnesty, naturalized — what’s the difference? Students in Elena Esquibel’s Communication for Social Change...

From Margin to Center: Social Injustice Explained Through Arts and Films

April 15, 2017

Social injustice never quits. So programs like “From Margin to Center” exist to promote social justice. This program will last three weeks, and will include films, talks and art installations. It aims to voice the unheard stories of our society in hopes of creating a sense of social justice on SCC’s...

Starship Troopers

April 15, 2017

One thing you should know about me: I’m absolutely in love with monster movies. These flicks come in a wide variety. From “Tremors” to “Godzilla”, there are plenty to choose from for raw, man-on-creature violence. In 1997, Paul Verhoeven, director of classic action films like “Total Recall”...

Springtime Sadness: Tips on How to Survive Allergy Season

Springtime Sadness: Tips on How to Survive Allergy Season

April 15, 2017

For about 30 percent of the adult population, springtime means more than just blooming flowers, chirping birds and Easter eggs. For that 30 percent, spring can mean pain, misery and excessive bodily fluid output. That’s right, I’m talking about allergies. Those who are cursed with this affliction...

I’ll See Your Chicken Parmesan and Raise You Eggplant Parmesan

April 15, 2017

Have you ever been to a restaurant that prepares vegetarian dishes exclusively? Ever wonder why everything is expensive? They're just vegetables. Well, it’s because there’s a lot of labor involved to prepare vegetables to be as well-received as their meat counterparts. Sometimes you come across...

Uwajimaya Deli

April 15, 2017

Two of my friends and I were having a hard time deciding where to eat — I can’t eat spicy food, friend number one doesn’t eat pork and friend number two was abstaining from red meat. After two hours of “no” to all the places I suggested, I came up with a somewhat brilliant idea: Since we were...

Word on the Street: What is your musical guilty pleasure?

April 15, 2017

Soundtracks from “My Sister’s Keeper,” and “A Walk to Remember.” -Thanasath Siripornrungrueng Latin groove. Every time I show my friends it, they crack up. I actually don’t mind Nick Jonas. -Tessa Gelder I like the song “I Kissed a Girl.” I like the tone, but something about it seems kind of beaut...

ASG in Review – April 14, 2017

April 15, 2017

The Associated Student Government (ASG) has meetings the first and third Monday of every month. If students would like to meet their representatives, or voice an issue, they can attend. Meetings are held from 3-5 p.m. in the 1000 Building/Administration. Walk through the doors facing the PUB, through...

News Briefs – Vol 52 Issue 11

April 15, 2017

Fees and W’s April 17 It’s make or break time, people. Adding or dropping a class is $15 from here on out. Dropped classes will now show on your transcript as W’s. You’re also going to need a signature from your professor. College Rep Visits 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Table in the PUB Reps will discu...

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