The Ebbtide

Your Government Wants You … to do the Bare Minimum – Participating in Local Government is Not That Scary

October 24, 2017

It didn’t occur to Shoreline City Councilmember Jesse Salomon to pursue politics until he was 19 and already in college. Though he wasn’t raised in politics, Salomon said his parents raised him to treat people equally, regardless of things like race and religion. This was the best thing they could...

Sleep is for Suckers: Except When it’s Not.

October 9, 2017

For some people, summer is the time for beaches, barbecues and blasting all the latest tunes in your car with the windows down. For others, summer is for locking the doors, crawling into bed, turning on Netflix and embracing the darkness. After all, global warming means we’ll have plenty of warm weather...

Good Grades and Self Care: Staying Healthy During Finals

June 14, 2017

Exam week is approaching real soon, which means soon you will be exhausted mentally and physically. While usually we have time to watch Netflix or go shopping, this week we have to sacrifice that time to study damn hard. Three months worth of lessons have to be squeezed into our brain, which can cause...

Veggie Tales: Time to Start Growing

June 14, 2017

Springtime is a time of growth and new life. The sun is out, the weather is mild and the birds are chirping. So it should go without saying that June is a great month to start planting. Whether you are a seasoned cultivator or a first-timer yearning to see the magic of growing your own little food babies,...

Matt Fieser: The Art of a Veteran

Matt Fieser: The Art of a Veteran

June 14, 2017

Matt Fieser didn’t come to SCC for a degree. With a bachelor's from the UW in communications and six months left on his GI Bill benefits, Fieser came to SCC to take art classes. He wanted to learn. Fieser had been in the army for 10 years, and he wanted to explore art. He enjoyed taking Drawing 1...

Combatting Sexual Assaults on Campus

June 14, 2017

One in five female undergraduates experience sexual assault during their time in college. And according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), women ages 18-24 are three times more likely to be sexually assaulted. But it’s not just women — one in 16 males report having experien...

The Tide Ebbs: Staffers Move On

The Tide Ebbs: Staffers Move On

June 12, 2017

Martin Musialczyk - The road to an associates degree was paved by award-winning photography and a column that would make any foodie happy. Martin Musialczyk, the Ebbtide’s photographer, leaves SCC this year with a degree in graphic design. From here, he is gunning to work at a graphic design firm, or ...

Free Speech vs. Hate Speech : Where Do We Draw the Line?

June 1, 2017

SCC is not free of white supremacy. A white supremacist has been sighted on campus twice, wearing a Hammerskins emblem (a white supremacist symbol of two claw hammers over a gear), according to communications professor Elena Esquibel, who moderated the first half of an event on May 1 in the PUB. The...

Special Section: Cheat Your Heart Out

June 1, 2017

Rates of academic dishonesty have increased over the last several years, as students gain access to new, more technologically advanced resources and the pressure for better, if not perfect, grades increases. According to a 2012 New York Times article about cheating, “generations of research has shown...

Essay for Pay

June 1, 2017

Part One: Have No Morals Short on time for a school paper? Have no morals? You can always purchase your essay online. One such site has been in business for 20 years. The website, Essay Pro, boasts being a “plagiarism-free” essay writing service since 1997. They’ll write your school essays f...

Getting Better Grades Than You Deserve: Eight Tips from a Former Teacher

June 1, 2017

There’s the classic line you hear in school, “if you cheat, you’re only cheating yourself.” As a former teacher, I agree with the idea behind this sentiment — school exists to give students knowledge that will help them succeed, and when they cheat, they are choosing not to learn that information,...

Dishonesty Policy: Turning In Your Teacher’s Paper

June 1, 2017

While teaching at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2000, Jeff Gentry, who now teaches at Everett Community College, had his students write about third party candidates who ran for the presidency. He wrote his own master’s thesis ("Joseph Smith: Prophet and Secular Politician") on Smith’s...

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