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SCC Announces Budget Cuts, Layoffs at Board of Trustees Meeting

SCC Announces Budget Cuts, Layoffs at Board of Trustees Meeting

Juan Páez

January 24, 2020

SCC's Board of Trustees expressed regret over layoffs at their Jan 22 meeting. (Photo by Lance Allegro / The Ebbtide) SCC’s budget review process is almost over, and the administration has announced a total of $2.38 million proposed budget reductions. The $2.38 million figure exceeds the $1.9 mil...

Classes Delayed and Canceled As SCC Sees First Snow Day of Year

Joshua Groom

January 24, 2020

In a sign of winter’s true arrival, SCC was forced to close campus last Tuesday due to snow and ice. The college also opened two hours late on Monday and Wednesday in addition to closing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. “Conditions do not appear to be like last year,” SCC President Cheryl Roberts wrote...

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

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

Ed Strong

January 24, 2020

SCC men's soccer players and coaches came to a Jan. 22 Board of Trustees meeting to protest the shutdown of their team. (Photo by Lance Allegro / The Ebbtide) CORRECTION: An earlier headline for this story suggested men's soccer has already been cut. The decision has not been finalized, and may be ...

Event Calendar — Jan. 24, 2019

Juan Páez

January 24, 2020

Financial Aid Workshop 2:30-4 p.m., Jan. 27; Room 5101 (FOSS Building) A little extra cash to finance your education is always welcome. Get the help you need to complete your WASFA and FAFSA forms. Time Management Workshop 5-6 p.m., Jan. 28; Residence Hall (Great Room) Feel like your time-wasting ha...

Crime Log – Jan. 24, 2020

Ebbtide Staff

January 24, 2020

CORRECTION: The crimes previously listed in this log occurred in 2019, not 2020. We apologize for the error. ...

Cauterizing SCC’s Budget

SCC President Cheryl Roberts speaks at a Dec. 5 budget meeting. She took questions from staff on upcoming layoffs as well as the futures of the dental hygiene program and food services. (Photo: Joshua Groom / The Ebbtide)

Joshua Groom

December 6, 2019

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.

ASG In Review – Dec. 6, 2019

Juan Páez

December 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. 2...

New Food Provider Confirmed

Juan Páez

December 6, 2019

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 sa...

News Briefs – Dec. 6, 2019

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

December 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 your reward. ...

Finally, New Food

Finally, New Food

Juan Páez

November 22, 2019

Smarter vending machines might be available on campus next quarter. (Photo Illustration by Joshua Groom / The Ebbtide) [ads_dropcap]T[/ads_dropcap]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 Votes are In

The Votes are In

Luke Pantera

November 22, 2019

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 ...

Bachelor’s Program Delayed

Joshua Groom

November 22, 2019

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....

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