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Airhead Redemption

Tobias Hope-Young

January 19, 2019

THE YOUTUBER WHO DESTROYED HIS OWN CAREER In December of 2017, Logan Paul (former Vine star and current YouTube celebrity) hiked into the infamous Aokigahara forest, commonly known as the “Suicide Forest.” Paul’s intended purpose was to delve into the supernatural legends that were associated w...

Highly Rated

Highly Rated

Teshan Laucirica

January 19, 2019

SCC ALUMNUS RETURNS THE GIFT OF WRITING Michael Overa never wanted to teach. He grew up in a middle-class Seattle family with both parents working full time. This allowed him plenty of time to enjoy his books undisturbed. He describes his younger self as nerdy and introverted, traits that kept him...

SCC’s Short Story Winner

SCC’s Short Story Winner

Nova Clark

January 19, 2019

ASPIRING SCREENWRITER GETS IN TUNE WITH HIS PAST What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Crossing Borders?” That was what SCC’s recent short story contest asked the campus to write about, and according to the judges, author Duncan Star-Boszko had the answer. The contest was announced mi...

Au Revoir, Advisor

Au Revoir, Advisor

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

December 3, 2018

I failed Professor Patti Jones’ Introduction to Mass Media in my first quarter at SCC. I failed miserably, and Jones saw it coming from a mile away. My first official journalism teacher knew I was taking 23 credits, juggling jobs and becoming accustomed as the Arts and Entertainment (A&E) Editor...

The Highs and Lows of Hiking

The Highs and Lows of Hiking

Jordan Ghita

December 2, 2018

TALES FROM THE TRAILS When SCC Hiking Club President Angela Li went hiking alone in Issaquah’s Tiger Mountains, she didn’t expect to run into a family of bears. Li had been walking along the trail when she paused to take in the lush, woody atmosphere. Time stopped for a second, and the noise of everyd...

Worth the Rate?

Tobias Hope-Young

December 2, 2018

HOW TRUSTWORTHY IS RATE MY PROFESSOR Choosing the right classes can be difficult, while choosing the right teachers can be even more challenging but just as vital. With the new quarter dawning on us and classes filling up, it's time to stop putting it off and sign up for winter classes. For many, a good...

Refereeing the Dinner Table

Forrest Baum

December 2, 2018

HOW TO TALK TO THE FAMILY It’s time for a family get-together, but, uh-oh: racist grandpa is at it again. We may not all have a racist grandpa, but we could probably all use some help talking to our families. Family and productive communication don’t always go together, so we’ve asked s...

Winter Drinks for Warm Fuzzies

Elizabeth Joyce

December 2, 2018

Recipes have been lightly edited. Eggnog Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 4 large eggs 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 cups milk 1/2 cup heavy cream In a large bowl, beat the eggs until they are thick and lemon colored. Whisk in the s...

Hostess Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

Elizabeth Joyce

December 2, 2018

“Hostess” gifts are something thoughtful to bring to a gathering or party and makes a good first impression when you don’t know the host or hostess well. Consider one of the following gifts that are easy and inexpensive for the next time you are a guest. Bottle of wine or nice olive oil Muffin...

Holiday Hosting

Natasha Sidik

December 2, 2018

THEMES, FOOD AND FUN The upcoming winter break offers a hearty amount of time to host and attend get-togethers. To make things a little less stressful for those in charge of opening their home for guests, I compiled some tried-and-tested ideas to help prep and organize a successfully good time. K...

Winter on the Town

Shari Sung

December 2, 2018

THINGS TO DO IN SEATTLE WHEN YOU'RE COLD No matter if you’re a food lover, a nature explorer or a shopaholic, you may find yourself impressed by what the area offers for winter break. Set Sail on a Holiday Sea Trip Escape the town and enjoy a special holiday on the beach. The festive cruise, th...

Instant Noodle Recipes for the Winter

Natasha Sidik

December 2, 2018

LEVEL UP YOUR COLLEGE FOOD STAPLE Being a college student means constantly shuffling between homework deadlines while trying to keep every other aspect of life from falling apart. It doesn’t help that food isn’t exactly cheap these days. Trying to eat healthy can also get time-consuming, unfortuna...

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