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SCC Ponders Cutting Men’s Soccer, Women’s Team Safe

CORRECTION: An earlier headline for this story suggested men’s soccer has already been cut. The decision has not been finalized, and may be changed. We apologize for the misleading headline. The future of men’s soccer at SCC is in major peril as the school looks for more ways to attempt to balance the budget. On…

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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…

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