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Kirk Meyers, News Editor

October 23, 2020

Multicultural Center Gametime 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Oct 23; Shoreline CC discord server The Multicultural Center is hosting an online game session for students to enjoy after a long week of schoolwork. Nursing Faculty "Drop-In" Advising via ZOOM 7 – 8 a.m./10 a.m., – 12 p.m./5 – 6 p.m., Oct ...

ASG In Review – Oct. 19, 2020

Kirk Meyers, News Editor

October 23, 2020

The Associated Student Government (ASG) is holding board meetings through Zoom for the rest of the spring quarter. As usual, meetings are held every other Monday. Students are welcome to join to voice concerns or speak to their representatives. This meeting was held on Oct. 19, with the next scheduled...

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Nova Clark, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2020

Experience Shoreline Virtual Information Session 3-4 p.m., Oct. 12; contact [email protected] for Zoom link Familiarize yourself with the in’s and out’s of applying for college, selecting courses and all things SCC! Paying for College Worker Retraining Funding Program 10-11:30 a.m., Oc...

SCC Braces for Third Round of Layoffs Amid COVID Shortfall

SCC President Cheryl Roberts addresses staff in a Dec. 5, 2019 budget meeting, prior to the pandemic. Those meetings led up to an initial round of $2.3 million cuts. Photo from file.

Joshua Groom, Copy Editor

October 9, 2020

The college seeks to trim $8.3 million from the budget through the elimination of 11% of faculty positions, 7 % of administrative and 8% of classified staff.

ASG In Review — Oct. 9, 2020

Kirk Meyers, News Editor

October 9, 2020

The Associated Student Government (ASG) is holding board meetings through Zoom for the rest of the spring quarter. As usual, meetings are held every other Monday. Students are welcome to join to voice concerns or speak to their representatives. This meeting was held on Oct. 5, with the next scheduled...

Spindrift Has Arrived

The illustration on Spindrift's cover was drawn by incoming Ebbtide Visual Director Erin Krogh.

Joshua Groom, Copy Editor

October 9, 2020

Behold, Spindrift! SCC’s annual art and literary journal has hit the shelves, undeterred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Typically published in May, publication of this issue — the journal’s 54th — was delayed until September. “For months it was unclear when, how, or even if the journal would be...

Financial Problems at SCC Date Back 6 Years

Financial Problems at SCC Date Back 6 Years

Juan Páez and Joshua Groom

June 12, 2020

For the past six years, SCC has netted losses every year as a result of increases in administrative staff along with planned overspending and understaffing in a key financial department. The college did not publicly acknowledge the financial losses until March 2019. SCC’s financial department is 30-50% small...

ASG In Review — June 12, 2020

Juan Páez, News Editor

June 12, 2020

The Associated Student Government (ASG) is holding board meetings through Zoom for the rest of the spring quarter. As usual, meetings are held every other monday, and students are welcome to join to voice concerns or speak to their representatives. This meeting was held on June 1 and was the last meet...

Falcon 9 Launch Summary: What you Need to Know

Nova Clark, Editor-In-Chief

June 12, 2020

It was a historic weekend for human spaceflight. On Saturday, May 30, SpaceX launched NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley en route to the International Space Station (ISS) in the first manned launch from U.S. soil since the shuttle program was discontinued in 2011. The goal of the...

Student Positions Face Furloughs Amid COVID Concerns

Student Positions Face Furloughs Amid COVID Concerns

Kamryn Scurry, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

As SCC transitioned to virtual learning to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, the college also moved a number of traditionally in-person services online.  Due to that lack of on-campus presence, a number of student held jobs now face furloughs. SCC’s Ray Howard Library adapted to the ch...

The Ebbtide Wins Seven PNAJE Awards

The Ebbtide Wins Seven PNAJE Awards

Nova Clark, Editor-In-Chief

May 29, 2020

The Ebbtide won seven awards and one honorable mention at the 2020 Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators (PNAJE) contest. As a publication, The Ebbtide won second place for Best Website. The judges pointed specifically to the paper's "strong and rare editorial leadership." Edit...

State Finds SCC Lax on Accounting Standards

State Finds SCC Lax on Accounting Standards

Joshua Groom

May 15, 2020

The Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) found SCC to be out of compliance with generally accepted accounting procedures in an audit of the college’s finances completed last month. A draft of those audits, obtained by The Ebbtide, stated that SCC had “material weaknesses in internal contr...

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