The Ebbtide

Half the Day is Not Enough

June 22, 2018

AN APPEAL FOR LONGER LIBRARY HOURS “Just so you know, the library will close in 10 minutes.” That’s the library staff every night at 7:20 p.m., when I start to send all my documents and browser history from the library computer to my laptop. In these moments, I really wish the library could stay...

World of Imagination

World of Imagination

June 22, 2018

GEARING UP FOR GAME DESIGN Have you ever pictured a magnificent alternate reality only you could think up? SCC’s game design program was created to teach students how to share those realities. First-year SCC student Toshiaki Yamamura said he came to the game design program after being “inspire...

Life of Note

Life of Note

Nick Molsee

June 22, 2018

MUSIC TEACHER'S UNEXPECTED JOURNEYS Creating sounds used by stars like Tina Turner, Dire Straits, Rick Astley and Michael Jackson was not a course Dave Bristow had set out for when he was young. Now nearing his 70s, at 6-foot-3, SCC’s towering British digital music tech faculty finds himself...

Are You a Creep?

June 22, 2018

TAKE OUR QUIZ Dearest heterosexual man, I don’t actually hate you, okay? I didn’t hate you when you were in middle school and coined “Slap Ass Friday” and “Touch Tits Tuesday,” making future me recognize the one benefit of being the weird Asian girl who never talked and wore off-brand ...

Get Out of Town

June 18, 2018

TRANSFER TIPS FOR YOUR TRIP Moving from one place to another is hard, especially when you are an international student who got accepted into your favorite university in another part of the country. If you only feel 50 percent ready, here are some steps to make you 200 percent ready to leave the c...

Major Competition

June 18, 2018

MAKING THE CUT FOR UW COMPUTER SCIENCE SCC students looking to get into the computer science major at the UW may find it to be much more difficult than expected. As the demand for tech talent increases around the world, the desirability of computer-related degrees has impacted enrollment college comput...

Let the Good Times Roll

June 18, 2018

APPLICATION SEASON NOT OVER YET It is still not too late to apply to universities for this fall. It’s true that a lot of universities had their application deadlines long ago, in March or even November. However, some schools offer rolling admission for transfer students. They are what you are looking f...

Not So Hidden Anymore

Not So Hidden Anymore

June 18, 2018

SECRET STUDY SPOTS AT SCC Hello, nerds! Searching for the right place to study in the library? As finals week approaches, you might want to find a new place to study, especially if you’re one of those people who can’t study in the library because it’s too crowded. So here are three spots...

Extra Credit

Forrest Baum

June 18, 2018

MONEY TIPS FOR STUDENTS A group of SCC students took time on a sunny day to learn about their credit. Many young people make poor choices that affect their credit, and these students opted to see what they could do about it. Students can avoid common mistakes by following several simple steps, as described ...

Foolin’ People Ain’t Right!

June 17, 2018

OUTSMART THE HOUSING SCANS Once I decided to transfer to Emerson University in Boston, I started to work on finishing all the procedures needed for enrollment. Transcript? Done. Health information? Done. Housing? That was basically the only thing I have been worrying about since I applied to the school. Bu...

Sharing is Hard

June 8, 2018

ROADWAY COURTESY “Get off the road A-Hole!” I regularly hear that sentence from drivers just before I hear the sound of loud screeching tires, accompanied by a thick black cloud of exhaust, as an over-revved engine zooms away. The road is a dangerous place where common courtesy and common sense...

Cyclists on the Road

June 8, 2018

LAWS, SAFETY, and MAINTENENCE As a cyclist or a driver, sharing the road is typically something both sides would prefer to avoid. To make this whole situation a little safer, here are some reminders on proper signaling, rules of the road, safety tips and bicycle maintenance. Rules of the Road ...

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