Daily Archives: March 6, 2020

SCC Admin Offers New Options for Dental Hygiene Program Relocation

SCC has identified several new possibilities for permanent relocation of the college’s Dental Hygiene program as the school continues to explore possibilities for the future of the program. Those locations, announced by SCC President Cheryl Roberts at a Feb. 26 Board of Trustees meeting, include the University of Washington, the Community Health Center in Snohomish…

More Details Emerge as SCC Moves Closer to Final Cuts

SCC has entered the “problem solving” phase of its budget review process as the college plans to recommend a total of $2.4 million in cuts to the Board of Trustees (BOT) at their March 18 meeting. The college administration will undergo a “realignment process,” Philip King, SCC’s vice president for student learning, said at a…

Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Student’s Story

When Brandon González first came to Seattle from his home in Costa Rica a couple of years ago, he didn’t expect the weather to change his mood. González felt that his mood immediately became very low, especially during the winter months. At first, he thought it was just because he was missing his family and…

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Four Major Dem Candidates End Run for President

Hold your ballots; Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren have suspended their presidential runs. Buttigieg and Klobuchar announced they were leaving the race in close proximity to one another, in an apparent bid to coalesce behind Joe Biden, who won the South Carolina primary last Saturday, leading Sanders by 20 points. Both…

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In The Know: Conservation of the Island Marble Butterfly

Biodiversity is the cornerstone of a stable ecosystem. Variety leads to sustainability, and when that variety declines, so can the health of a region. As species extinction remains a prominent issue, we must place a higher value on conservation and work to negate human impact. The island marble butterfly (*Euchloe ausonides insulanus*) conservation effort demonstrates…

Review: “Black Leopard, Red Wolf”

Imagine if Game of Thrones was set in mythical, tribal Africa but every character was pansexual and had magical powers. Toss in a heavy dose of psychedelics and dial up the level of graphic sex and violence by a factor of ten. Now, imagine Tim Burton edited the whole package. What you’re left with is…

Sports Calendar — March 6, 2020

Men’s Basketball NWAC Basketball Championships: CANCELLED Baseball 1 & 4 p.m., Sat. March 7; at Centralia College Noon & 3 p.m., Sun. March 8; at Meridian Park (Shoreline), vs. Centralia College Noon & 3 p.m., Wed. March 11; at Clark College (Vancouver, Wash.) Noon & 3 p.m., Sat. March 14; at Green River College (Auburn)…

Arts and Entertainment Calendar — March 6, 2018

The Threepenny Opera 7:30 p.m., Feb. 28-29, March 6-7; Campus Theater 3 p.m., March 1, 8 Set in the dark underbelly of 1800s London, “The Threepenny Opera” follows the story of Macheath (Mack the Knife) in a thrilling tale of greed, love, crime and survival. Based on “The Beggar’s Opera,” this biting satire brings the…

ASG in Review — March 6, 2020

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. every other Monday in the boardroom of the 1000 Building. This meeting was held on Feb. 24. The next meeting will be held on Mar. 9. Students may attend if they would like to meet their representatives or voice an issue. In addition, students…

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Former Phins MBB Star Thrives at Seattle U

Terrell Brown didn’t think his path would lead him here. He was an important role player as part of two state championship teams at Garfield High School in Seattle, but didn’t put up the eye-popping numbers that some of his more heralded teammates, like Jaylen Norwell, did. Norwell starred at UW for a year before…

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