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Cauterizing SCC’s Budget

Layoffs and class cancellations loom over SCC as the college plans to trim $1.9 million from the budget. Those cuts will be made primarily through workforce reductions. SCC’s current shortfall is a result of decreasing enrollment and a change in Washington state’s allocation model, according to SCC President Cheryl Roberts. “It’s a tender time,” she…

ASG In Review – Dec. 6, 2019

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. every other Monday in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building. This meeting was on Nov. 25, and was the third meeting of the fall quarter. This was the last meeting of the fall quarter. The next meeting will be held on Jan. 27, 2020….

New Food Provider Confirmed

Avanti Markets is officially SCC’s new food provider. The college has not received any other offers from food providers, and Lancer will be ending their contract on Dec. 12. When asked about the worries of the lack of hot food options in Avanti Markets’ vending machines, SCC administration said they’re looking into contracting food trucks…

News Briefs – Dec. 6, 2019

Prep Day – No Classes All day, Dec. 9 Take the time you need to study for your upcoming final exams. Be methodical, eat a snack and get to bed early. Final Exams All day, Dec. 10-Dec. 12 Breathe in, breathe out: try to not stress too hard over your finals. Winter break will be…

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Finally, New Food

he food services offered on campus will change starting winter quarter, as Lancer Hospitality’s contract with SCC ends in December. They currently service the Coffee Spot and the three hot food stations in the cafeteria of the PUB. Chief Financial Officer Bill Saraceno said that the food service on campus is running at a financial…

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The Votes are In

Washington state held an election in early November and the outcome shone a light on the values held by Pacific Northwest voters. The results are in for legislation issues such as Referendum 88, which would negate the Affirmative Action measure the state voted on earlier this year. Another issue is Tim Eyman’s Initiative 976 (I-976),…

Bachelor’s Program Delayed

Dental Hygiene Takes a Backseat SCC’s plans to implement a Baccalaureate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene (BAS-DH) have been delayed. The process was put on hold due to “competing priorities, such as the budget review process,” according to Dean of Health Occupations Mary Burroughs. The State Board of Education had approved SCC to move…

Crime Log – Nov. 21, 2019

Theft 11 a.m. Nov. 7 — 5000 Building Safety and Security processed a complaint of stolen property in Rm. 5101. Hit and Run 4:40 p.m. Nov. 7 — Greenwood Parking Lot A student informed Safety and Security of hit and run damage to their car. The incident was referred to the Shoreline Police Department. Assault…

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Anita Hill Wants to Inspire You

A Story of Injustice, Sexual Harassment and Hope nita Hill strolled toward the podium to give a lecture for UW’s “Success” series. She had just been introduced by Christine Blasey Ford, and when the two hugged on stage, the crowd went wild. It sounded like old videos of the Beatles getting mobbed by teenagers; the…

News Briefs – Nov. 22, 2019

Multicultural Center’s Friendsgiving 12:30 p.m., Nov. 22; Rm. 9301 Eating with friends can be incredibly relaxing. If you’re looking for a friendly gathering (with food), head upstairs to the Multicultural Center and meet some new people. Badminton Tournament 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Nov 22; Main Gym Get your birdie on! Fly high with your rackets. Don’t…

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