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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 is important to note that checking with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a...

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 of scientists in popular culture. Cultural icons like Albert Einstein, Rick and Morty, The Big Ban...

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 sidewalk leading to a tall building tucked behind the foliage labeled “Visual Arts Center.” In...

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 the same level of enthusiasm as someone who had just conceived the ideas. “Companies have to think...

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 snow days, the process begins at around 4 a.m., when Director of Security Edwin Lucero and Direc...

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 it is simple, yet even today some of its methods are still unknown to scientists. The Scienc...

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 may attend if they would like to meet their representatives or voice an issue. In addition, stu...

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. Students may attend if they would like to meet their representatives or voice an issue. In addition, ...

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 the band Nessy at a house show. Photo credit Travis Tribble On April 20, Nessy opened a house sho...

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, there might be a new job for you. The 7000 Building is nearly complete and needs tenants, but t...

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 quarter and held in Rm. 9201. Students may attend if they would like to meet their representatives o...

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 who are otherwise level-headed and logical fall prey to what seems to be a ridiculous notion that c...

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