The Ebbtide

Here’s What SCC is Saying About Summer Classes

Yita Rivera, Design Director

June 12, 2020

Students considering the prospect of taking a summer course or two have a number of important aspects to consider. Here is some inside perspective that you can use to educate yourself and others on the pros and cons of summer classes. Jeff Cromwell Cromwell is a professor of automotive technology spec...

The Ebbtide Bids Farewell to Departing Staff

Nova Clark, Editor-In-Chief

June 12, 2020

The Ebbtide wishes to acknowledge the work and achievements of three of its departing staff members. News Editor Juan Paez, Business Manager Willow Strey and Arts and Entertainment Editor Zoe Plattner will be leaving at the end of spring quarter. Strey debuted and wrote the science column “In...

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...

As the U.S. Tackles COVID-19, SCC Tackles International Enrollment

(Photo Illustration: Green Chameleon via Unsplash)

Willow Strey, Business Manager

May 15, 2020

(Photo Illustration: Green Chameleon via Unsplash) With nearly 87,000 deaths at the time of publication, the U.S. outnumbers any other country in confirmed lives lost due to COVID-19. While the virus rages in the U.S., countries like Japan and China are demonstrating case stabilization. Meanwhile, protests and virus-related r...

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...

Staying Active During COVID-19

Kamryn Scurry

April 17, 2020

Staying active during a pandemic is tough. As the public adjusts to a new routine and life indoors, it is important to move regular workout routines indoors as well. Now more than ever, maintaining social distancing is extremely important in order to flatten the curve and return to normal life. Althou...

International Student Self-Care Guide

Juan Páez

April 17, 2020

Staying sane during a pandemic is not an easy task. On top of that, international students like me are left in an awkward situation, taking all our classes online while managing being away from home when our families might need us.  Some have already left, as international students were grante...

Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Student’s Story

Jordan Ghita

March 6, 2020

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 mis...

Family and Coworkers Remember Late TSS Director’s Passion, Honesty

Family and Coworkers Remember Late TSS Director's Passion, Honesty

Juan Páez

February 9, 2020

Gary Kalbfleisch had two rules for life: Always be honest and no surprises. The longtime TSS Director had worked for SCC since 1990, starting out as a classroom technician at SCC’s Northshore branch. Kalbfleisch, 55, died Jan. 15 after a long struggle with cancer. The Professional Brandon and Nicole Kalbfleisch, two of Ka...

Ebbtide Eats: Avanti Markets and Food Trucks

Ebbtide Eats: Avanti Markets and Food Trucks

Juan Páez

February 9, 2020

Winter quarter brought great changes to SCC in terms of food. The campus’ cafeteria restaurants are no more, and hot meals are only available from food trucks from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The only dining options inside the PUB come with vending machines. After a month of eating on campus and my wallet su...

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...

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