The Ebbtide

Political Climate Change

Political Climate Change

Forrest Baum

March 16, 2019

HEATING UP THE RACE FOR PRESIDENCY Governor Jay Inslee has joined the crowded Democratic field running for president in 2020. Despite the odds, his choice to run on a platform of fighting climate change may make him the most important candidate. Who’s Jay Inslee? Jay Inslee having a disc...

Snowpocalypse: DID SCC DO ENOUGH?

Forrest Baum

March 4, 2019

Students returning to campus after the storm first had to climb over a pile of snow. Metro transit workers had cleared the snow from the parking lot, but had then piled it up on the sidewalk of the main campus entrance. SCC administrators had decided they were ready to open campus, but a lack of coor...

Melts in Your Mouth

Melts in Your Mouth

Forrest Baum

February 20, 2019

BEST CHOCOLATE TO WOO YOUR SWEETIE You’re on campus and have a sudden craving for chocolate. Or, you realize you didn’t get your partner or friend a post-Valentine’s Day gift and you’re hustling to find something sweet for your sweetie. SCC’s store in the first floor of the PUB does off...

Bike to the Future

Bike to the Future

Forrest Baum

January 18, 2019

AN ELECTRIC ALTERNATIVE See all those cars lined up from the four-way stop the whole way up to SCC’s parking lot? The problem is simple geometry. An electric lime bike sits on SCC's campus. Photo: Forest Baum Most cars are wide enough for two but usually carry only one person. Think of being...

Refereeing the Dinner Table

Forrest Baum

December 2, 2018

HOW TO TALK TO THE FAMILY It’s time for a family get-together, but, uh-oh: racist grandpa is at it again. We may not all have a racist grandpa, but we could probably all use some help talking to our families. Family and productive communication don’t always go together, so we’ve asked s...

Electrical Education

SCC Tesla Program Advisor Luke Thompson (second from left)
talks to prospective students. Photo: Forrest Baum

Forrest Baum

November 21, 2018

INNOVATIVE TESLA PROGRAM MAKES ITS DEBUT AT SCC One of only four Tesla training programs in the country is drumming up some interest in its first quarter at SCC. SCC adds Tesla to the list of Automotive Certifications and Internships available, currently including GM, Honda, Mopar (Dodge) and Toyota. H...

Taking the Initiative

Competing viewpoints on Shoreline Proposition 1. PHOTO BY: Forrest Baum

Forrest Baum

November 4, 2018

HOW WILL YOU VOTE ON LOCAL ISSUES? In Washington state, voters have the opportunity to affect our policies on greenhouse gases, firearm safety protections and law enforcement standards on deadly force through a series of initiatives. There is a huge amount of money pouring into these campaigns,...

Housing for Phins

Forrest Baum

October 20, 2018

IF YOU LIVED HERE... YOU'D STILL BE LATE FOR CLASS Students pass the crane every day on the way to class: Construction on the new SCC residence hall is underway. The 85 parking spots previously next to the PUB, will be turned into a five-story building with three floors for 68 shared units, housing up...

Protecting Pronouns

Forrest Baum

June 22, 2018

RESPECTING TRANS PEOPLE IN LIFE AND DEATH I knew SJ Brooks, who recently died in a tragic mountain lion attack. Instead of retelling the details, I’d like to skip the horror and tell you a little more about them as a person. SJ was an inspiring member of our community, a good listener and an i...

Extra Credit

Forrest Baum

June 18, 2018

MONEY TIPS FOR STUDENTS A group of SCC students took time on a sunny day to learn about their credit. Many young people make poor choices that affect their credit, and these students opted to see what they could do about it. Students can avoid common mistakes by following several simple steps, as described ...

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