News Briefs – Vol 53 Issue 8, Feb. 16, 2018

Grad App Due Date

Feb. 16

See, this is perfect. You’re graduating, so of course you’re reading all the Ebbtide you can before you leave. You’re probably so distracted by it that you almost forgot to submit your graduation application. Luckily, you’re reading this on the day it comes out, so you’re fine.

Winter Ball

6-9 p.m., Feb. 16, PUB Main Dining Room

The Winter Ball is back. Too busy with midterms to celebrate on Valentine’s Day proper? Head to campus and rock the night away with your lonesome, with friends or with your significant other(s). Admission is free with an SCC ID.

President’s Day

Feb. 19

Frankly, I think both Washington and Lincoln deserve their own federal holidays so I can further my learning outside of school. You know, going to museums and studying with my chums. This sounds like a joke, but those are actually my plans. You can do whatever though.

Last day: W & Audit

Feb. 21

Last day to switch to or from auditing a class, also last day to drop and get the “W” on your transcript.

Workforce Info Session

2-4 p.m., Feb. 21 & 28, FOSS, Room 5101

If you are low-income; a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or refugee who has lived in Washington for a year and are enrolled in a professional or technical program, ESL, High School 21+ or GED Prep, then Workforce Education wants to help you. Unsure of your eligibility? Come by anyway, you might be pleasantly surprised.

Mindfulness in the Classroom

12:30-1:20 p.m., Feb. 22, PUB, Quiet Dining Room, Room 9208

SCC’s Mimi Harvey has been using contemplative pedagogy in her classes for years. She has lectured and led workshops on the subject as far away as Thailand. Now she’s offering a chance for students, staff and the community to learn about this educational method. Admittance is free, but for recording purposes, the organizers ask that you sign up ahead of time, which can be done on the SCC college calendar.

Dig In! Wire Weaving Workshop

3:15-4:45 p.m., Feb. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 23, VCT Building, Room 2066

Artist Leah Gerrard has worked with metal for 20 years, from jewelry, to wire baskets, to large-scale sculptures with found objects. Now she’s coming to SCC to teach students how to weave and knit thin gauge wire. To RSVP, or for questions, contact Claire Putney at [email protected].

United Club Council

1:30-2:30 p.m., Feb. 28, PUB, Quiet Dining Room, Room 9208

Time for another United Club Council meeting. All clubs are required to send one representative, but any number of members, leaders and advisers are welcome to join. Provide or receive announcements and reminders from other clubs and Student Life, and take the opportunity to network with other clubs.

The Tragedy of North Korea

7-8:30 p.m., March 1, PUB, Room 9208, Quiet Dining Room

Clark Sorenson, chair of the Korean studies program and director of the C enter for Korean Studies at the UW Jackson School of International Studies, will be on campus to talk about North Korea. He will discuss their nuclear proliferation, relations with the U.S. and the possibility of a military confrontation.

By Connor Tee,
Editor in Chief