The Ebbtide

The Law and COVID-19

The Law and COVID-19

Nova Clark

May 15, 2020

(Graphic: Nova Clark / The Ebbtide) Crime in the U.S. has been significantly reduced, but continues to persist in the face of COVID-19. Two New England businessmen were arrested for committing fraud in relation to small business loans. In Texas, a salon owner was jailed for reopeni...

Double Exposure: “The Conversation” (1974)

Nova Clark

May 15, 2020

In the age of surveillance, Francis Ford Coppolla’s “The Conversation” dominated the box office. The film stars veteran actor Gene Hackman (“The French Connection,” “The Poseidon Adventure”) who steals the show as Harry, a down-and-out bachelor with a background in surveillance. Also ...

Gregory Cranson Named Acting Security Director

Gregory Cranson Named Acting Security Director

Nova Clark

May 8, 2020

Gregory Cranson has been selected as SCC’s acting Director of Safety and Security through August 31, effective immediately. The move comes after former Director Edwin Lucero left the college to pursue a new position elsewhere, according to an announcement from the college. Cranson praised Lucero’s work as “superb.” Lucero had worked at SCC for more than 20 years, a number of thos...

Double Exposure: “The Twilight Zone”

Double Exposure: “The Twilight Zone”

Nova Clark

May 1, 2020

I can vividly recall sitting in a hotel room one night about 15 years ago, watching an unnerving, black-and-white television show. The episode was called "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.” In it, William Shatner (of “Star Trek” fame) rides in an airplane only to be tormented by a creature tha...

Double Exposure: “How the West was Won” (1962)

Double Exposure: “How the West was Won” (1962)

Nova Clark

April 17, 2020

The 20th century is notorious for its remarkable output of western films. But what distinguishes “How the West was Won” from the rest is its dramatically comprehensive chronicling of 1800s America. The nearly two-and-a-half hour long saga depicts the epic highs and devastating lows of trying to f...

Double Exposure: ‘Network’ (1976)

Double Exposure: 'Network' (1976)

Nova Clark

February 21, 2020

Half-drama, half-satire, “Network” is the perfect response to a television-saturated society. Penned by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet, it is the ultimate comment on mass media — as told by mass media. The beginning of the film introduces the protagonist, a renowned, middle-aged n...

Save Shoreline Trees: A Community’s Effort to Preserve Local Nature

Save Shoreline Trees: A Community's Effort to Preserve Local Nature

Nova Clark

February 9, 2020

Those who travel to and from SCC on Dayton Avenue may be familiar with its signature tree-lined road. These local trees are at risk of being cut down due to recent construction proposals by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), but one neighborhood organization is looking to preven...

Double Exposure: ‘Mannix’ (1967-1975)

Double Exposure: ‘Mannix’ (1967-1975)

Nova Clark

February 9, 2020

The late 60s was not only a great time for film, but for television, too. When "Mannix” hit the airwaves, it was the perfect storm of action-packed fight sequences and crime- solving. Mike Connors portrayed the show’s title character, Joe Mannix, who maintained a calm, cool and collected demeanor ...

Superbowl LIV: Fast Facts

Superbowl LIV: Fast Facts

Nova Clark

February 9, 2020

Patrick Mahomes II is the youngest football player in history to win the Super Bowl. (Photo by Jeffery Beall / Wikimedia Commons) The 54th Super Bowl hailed a series of firsts. On Feb. 2, 2020, the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs competed at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL. Befo...

Double Exposure: “Wait Until Dark” (1967)

Double Exposure:

Nova Clark

January 24, 2020

Think of Audrey Hepburn, and images of 1950s glamour and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” may come to mind. But in 1967, she was dropped into an unexpected world of hurt as Susy Hendrix in Terence Young’s “Wait Until Dark,” a frightening thriller about a doll containing heroin that finds itself i...

Letter From the Editor — Jan. 24, 2019

Nova Clark

January 24, 2020

Dear Readers, As we ring in a new quarter and a new decade, it is with great delight that I write to you as the new Editor-in-Chief of The Ebbtide, SCC’s very own award-winning student-run newspaper. My employment at The Ebbtide began in October 2018 when I was hired as Arts and Entertainment Edit...

Christmas Classics

Christmas Classics

Nova Clark

December 6, 2019

"White Christmas" (above) is an upbeat alternative to "It's a Wonderful Life" with the same old fashioned charm. (Photo courtesy of Classic Film via Flickr) Christmas movies are a genre of their own. If you’re looking forward to sitting down for holiday-themed films, the following list could aid y...

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