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Springtime Sadness: Tips on How to Survive Allergy Season

Springtime Sadness: Tips on How to Survive Allergy Season

April 15, 2017

For about 30 percent of the adult population, springtime means more than just blooming flowers, chirping birds and Easter eggs. For that 30 percent, spring can mean pain, misery and excessive bodily fluid output. That’s right, I’m talking about allergies. Those who are cursed with this affliction...

The Poverty Trap : Community College Students Face Hunger and Homelessness

March 20, 2017

Are some SCC students having trouble in their classes because they are hungry? According to a study released by the Wisconsin Hope Lab on Wednesday, the answer is probably yes. The study found that about 66 percent of community college students face food insecurity, and 13 percent are homeless. “Food...

Student Discounts : Using Your Student ID to its Fullest Potential

Student Discounts : Using Your Student ID to its Fullest Potential

March 20, 2017

As an SCC student, you are entitled to more free and discounted products and services than you probably know about. Let SCC’s free newspaper tell you what else you can get for as low as $0. School Help and Resources Tutoring - SCC students qualify for one-on-one tutoring assistance — two hours ...

Take What You Need, Give What You Can : Help for Those With Low Incomes

Take What You Need, Give What You Can : Help for Those With Low Incomes

March 19, 2017

Hunger is an issue for many college students (for more information see "The Poverty Trap"). SCC recently opened a food pantry in hopes of helping to provide students in need with food. According to Ángel Gonzalez, the Assistant Director of SCC’s Student Leadership Center, the pantry was started...

WorkForce Education at SCC : You May Be Paying More Than You Need to for School

March 19, 2017

I’ll be leaving SCC at the end of next quarter with an AAAS degree after paying nothing for tuition*, and about $50 for school supplies. Flashback to Nov. 2015 when I was trying to change careers, but not sure how to do it. I got weekly unemployment checks, and was busy taking classes here and there,...

Hey Kitten, Smile! – Catcalling: From the Playful, to the Predatory, to the Pissed Old Men on Buses

March 19, 2017

Photo illustration by Martin Musialczyk “Hey, sexy!” A stranger hollers to a woman outside a nightclub in downtown Seattle. “Can I have a lick?” an older woman calls to a younger man eating ice cream in the University Village. Catcalling is one of the gross, baser habits of humanity, and it...

Assault on Precinct 13 : “Got a Smoke?”

March 19, 2017

You have probably heard the name John Carpenter, but if not, he’s a must for any fan of pulp entertainment. His career spans many genres but he’s best known for his horror films like “Halloween,” “The Thing” and “In the Mouth of Madness.” While he’s now revered as one of the best directors...

Safety First : SCC Hiking Club Takes On Coal Creek Falls Trail

Safety First : SCC Hiking Club Takes On Coal Creek Falls Trail

March 19, 2017

The Hiking Club roughed muddy terrain during their winter hiking event on March 11. Although they faced some challenges, Hiking Club President Aldrich Valerian said they had a good time. Valerian helped club members to safely cross a slippery road. His tip for getting by dangers such as insecure rocks...

Pikachus Love Jamba Juice and Other Stories from Comicon 2017

Pikachus Love Jamba Juice and Other Stories from Comicon 2017

March 19, 2017

Emerald City Comicon took place from March 2-5 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Through utter coincidence, the Ebbtide was one of the many SCC presences at the event. Several students, as well as SCC librarians Lauren Bryant and Chloe Hornig, attended the convention. Attendees...

Intersections in Art and Activism

March 4, 2017

Kellyanne Conway see herself as a feminist? Not in the “classic sense,” but based on recent comments, the Counselor to the President may see herself as a feminist in her own way. This begs the question, what is feminism? And that’s a question that cannot be answered without looking into activism...

Mixing it Up: Interdisciplinary Courses for Spring Quarter

March 4, 2017

Registration week is less than a week away, but some of you might be clueless about what classes you want to take. Another case that might not be as bad as the first one: You figured out what classes you want to take next quarter, but you are afraid that the courses will clash. Right now you’re probably...

Coming Together : SCC’s Global Showcase

March 4, 2017

Students of varying nationalities gathered in the cafeteria February 28 for the 2017 Global Showcase. Panels consisting of representatives of countries ranging from Sri Lanka to Japan showed off activities, items and cultural norms for all to see. Music blared over the loudspeakers as students tri...

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