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Coronavirus Quiz

Coronavirus Quiz
Travis Tribble April 17, 2020

With rumors flying around social media and not enough experts to lay them to rest, a number of people have found themselves with a mix of accurate and inaccurate information about the novel coronavirus. It...

See Yourself in Science

Travis Tribble March 6, 2020

Open Google Images on a smartphone and type in “popular scientist.” The bombardment of white hair and receding hairlines on old men may not come as a surprise.  It has long been the stereotype...

Spindrift no longer for sale in campus bookstore

Spindrift no longer for sale in campus bookstore
Travis Tribble February 21, 2020

Chuck Shultz in the Spindrift office. He has been the Art Advisor for 10 years. (Photo by Travis Tribble / The Ebbtide) At the northwest corner of SCC, there is a cement roundabout with a nearby...

From Plato’s Cave to Google’s Cubicle

From Plato’s Cave to Google’s Cubicle
Travis Tribble February 21, 2020

Photo Illustration courtesy of Kayla Calhoun On a crisp, sunny afternoon in winter, students shuffled into room 1508 where SCC professor William Lindenmuth explained deep philosophical concepts with...

Safety First: How SCC’s facilities department keeps campus open during snow

Safety First: How SCC's facilities department keeps campus open during snow
Travis Tribble January 24, 2020

While students checked their phones at 8 a.m. on Jan. 13 in anticipation of a delayed opening or campus closure due to snow, SCC’s facilities department was already three hours into their work day. On...

The Chemistry of Caffeine

Travis Tribble June 1, 2019

A CHEMICAL BREAKDOWN OF YOUR FAVORITE STIMULANT Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world, and a number of its users have no idea exactly how it works. The chemistry behind...

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 13, May 17, 2019

Travis Tribble May 19, 2019

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. every other Monday in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building. The third meeting of the quarter was on May 13 in Rm. 9201. Students...

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 12, May 3, 2019

Travis Tribble May 6, 2019

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. every other Monday in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building. The second meeting of the quarter was on April 29 in Rm. 9201....

Music: The Greatest Escape

Music: The Greatest Escape
Travis Tribble May 6, 2019

SCC STUDENT FINDS THAT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Summer is coming and there will be an abundance of new bands to go see, including SCC student Em Heffernan's project Nessy. Em Heffernan singing in...

Dwell on the Job

Travis Tribble April 24, 2019

SCC IS LOOKING FOR ITS FIRST SET OF RESIDENTIAL ADVISORS If getting to live in a free, fully furnished studio apartment on campus and becoming more involved in SCC’s leadership sounds appealing,...

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 11, April 19, 2019

Travis Tribble April 24, 2019

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 on April 15, and was the first meeting of spring...

Curve Your Enthusiasm

Curve Your Enthusiasm
Travis Tribble April 22, 2019

INTERVIEW WITH THE FLAT-EARTH LEADER Many of the leaders in the Flat Earth Society have backgrounds in engineering, computing and other intellectual disciplines. The question remains: How can people...

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