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Former Phins MBB Star Thrives at Seattle U

Terrell Brown didn’t think his path would lead him here. He was an important role player as part of two state championship teams at Garfield High School in Seattle, but didn’t put up the eye-popping numbers that some of his more heralded teammates, like Jaylen Norwell, did. Norwell starred at UW for a year before…

See Yourself in Science

Open Google Images on a smartphone and type in “popular scientist.” The bombardment of white hair and receding hairlines on old men may not come as a surprise.  It has long been the stereotype of scientists in popular culture. Cultural icons like Albert Einstein, Rick and Morty, The Big Bang Theory, Back to the future,…

Sports Calendar – May 3, 2019

Baseball 4 & 7 p.m., Fri. May 12; at Bellevue College 12 & 3 p.m., Sun. May 14; at Meridian Park (Shoreline), vs. Bellevue College Softball 12 & 2 p.m., Sat. May 4; at Douglas College (New Westminster, B.C., Canada) 12 & 2 p.m., Sun. May 5; at Meridian Park, vs. Pierce College 2 &…

Lunar New Year

DOG DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN Happy New Year! Lunar New Year, that is. Lunar New Year is most important festival on the Chinese calendar. It also known as the Spring Festival. Unlike American festivals, Chinese Lunar New Year doesn’t happen on a fixed date, because it is based on the lunar calendar. This year, it…

Students Dodge A Bullet

TAX PLAN GOES EASY ON EDUCATION When we left off in December, we were all on the edges of our seats waiting to see if the House and Senate could come to an agreement on a final bill to present to President Donald Trump for passage into law. Well, they were able to come to…

Starry-Eyed and Travel-Bugged: Study Abroad Is For Everyone

You don’t have the money. You don’t speak the language. You don’t know where to start. As per usual, the solution to your problems was sitting at the PUB’s help desk, where Cory Anthony, SCC’s international programs manager, and Bjorn Myhre, the director of international recruitment at Green River College, set up a booth overflowing…

Active Shooter Prevention: SCC’s Plan in Place

Could SCC be doing more to prepare for a mass shooting? No matter how prepared we are, a shooting could still happen, so what are we doing for prevention? Mass shootings are often linked to domestic violence (or DV) incidents, and those incidents have happened to the SCC community. One such incident occurred in 2002…

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A Stroll Through the Wood – Seattle Transplant Weaves Natural With Industrial

There’s a new gallery in town, featuring wildly colored, abstract woodblock prints. Artist Alex Boeschenstein “Fields of Irisarri” holds 14 solo, non-reproducible woodblock pieces available for students and faculty to view in the Administration Building. Boeschenstein was originally from Cleveland, Ohio before becoming a Seattleite. According to Boeschenstein’s website, his artistic style weaves digital and…

Age Is Not Just A Number – Stop Sexualizing Children

Innocence is lost when we normalize the idea of sexualizing children. Kids are the epitome of what we would define as “cute” or “adorable.” We get excited over babbling toddlers when they smile or drool or say their first words. We tease little kids for having their first crush, seeing it as innocent puppy- dog…

Word On The Street – Vol 53 Issue 5, Dec. 1, 2017

“What Is Your Ritual Before Finals?” “I sleep eight hours to gain my energy for the finals.” – Xiaohu Shangguan   “I usually play sports, basketball, before I face my final exam because it refreshes my mind and my body.” – Edward Halim “Read the study guides.” – Euginia Natalia Wong “I always have to drink…

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