News Briefs – Vol 52 Issue 13

Last Night of Normal Fundrive

Alone and afraid after receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis, Molly goes on a journey to experience one last night of normal and escape the only person who truly knows her, but is driving her away: her mother. “Last Night of Normal” is a story about family, mortality and hope.

SCC’s Video Production Class is making “Last Night of Normal,” and they are looking for funding for the project. The entire crew will be composed of SCC students. To learn more and/or donate, go to

Audits and W’s
May 15

Last chance to change to or from audit status in a class. Also the last day to get a W on your transcript.

May 15

Registration begins for summer and fall quarter 2017. To see when your particular date is, go to

Multicultural Week

Health Panel
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m, May 15, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

A team of local HIV/AIDS specialists will discuss the history of the epidemic, prevention, myths and truths about HIV/AIDS, as well as statistics for the region, nation and world.

The Color of Fear
12:30-2:30 p.m., May 15, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

Join the Black Student Union for a film screening and subsequent discussion of the film, “The Color of Fear.” The film centers around eight North American men of varying racial identities dialoguing about race relations in America through their eyes.

Free Health Testing
1-3 p.m., May 15, PUB Room 9201

The nonprofit GayCity will be on campus to offer free HIV and STD screenings.

Echao P’alante: Understanding the U.S. Civil Rights Movement
12:30-1:30 p.m., PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

This workshop will focus on the intersectional and sometimes ignored or vilified aspects of the Civil Rights Movement.

Know Your Rights
10:30-11:30 a.m., May 17, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

Lila Silverstein of the ACLU will be leading this session on what your rights are with the police and offering tips for dealing with law enforcement.

Asian Culture & Stereotype Awareness
11:30-12:30 p.m., May 18, PUB Room 9202

ASG President Winston Lee will be facilitating a discussion debunking stereotypes and explaining Asian culture. Students can learn some history and discover ways to get involved on and off campus.

Promised Land
12:30-2:30 p.m., May 18, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

“Promised Land” is a documentary about the Duwamish and Chinook tribes’ attempts to restore their lost treaty rights.

Students of Color Conference Debrief
12:30-1:30 p.m., May 19, PUB Room 9201

Learn about the Student of Color Conference experience. Meet with and ask questions of fellow students about their experience attending the recent conference and find out what you need to know in order to attend next year.

Post-Baccalaureate Health Studies: Interviewing
4-5:30 p.m., May 16, Room 2723

Practice and learn about interviewing for dental, medical, nutrition, pharmacy, physician assistant or physical therapy careers.

Engineering Mentor Night
6-8 p.m., May 17, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

Meet engineers already in the field and get your questions answered.

Latin America’s Political Pendulum
6:30-8:30 p.m., May 18, Room 1010(m) Boardroom

As Latin American politics swing to the right, the U.S. must develop an approach to relations fit for the 21st century. Enrollment is limited, $5 at the door. Two credits are possible. To register, or for more information, go to the GAC website or contact Larry Fuell at [email protected]

WASFA Workshop
10:30-11:30 a.m., May 19, PUB Room 9202

The WASFA is a free application for non-U.S. citizen students who cannot apply for federal financial aid. Come sign up with the help of AmeriCorps volunteers.

Free Meditation Workshop
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May 20, Room 3002

Learn how to just, like, chill out, man.

Eastern Washington University Reps
11 a.m.-1 p.m., May 22, Table in the PUB

Representatives will be on campus to discuss academic programs, campus life, financial aid and admission procedures.

Career Pathways Exploration Workshop
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., May 23, Workforce Classroom, First Floor FOSS

Voice uncertainty and gain insight on changing careers, where your degree can take you or even what degree to get in the first place.

Social Sciences Open House
12:30-2 p.m., May 23, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

Learn about all the social science options at SCC.

We were Soldiers Once
7-8:30 p.m., May 23, PUB, Quiet Dining Room, Room 9208

A panel discussion with two Vietnam War veterans and Joe Galloway, a journalist who received Bronze Star and co-authored the book “We Were Soldiers Once… And Young,” which was made into a movie in 2002.

Margin to Center

12-2:30 p.m., May 17, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

“Walkout” is a film about the 1968 student walkout in east Los Angeles, protesting the systematic racism in schools.

Use Your Voice: How to Engage in Local Politics
11 a.m.-12 p.m., May 16, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

Join ASG Governmental Affairs Officer Juan Chavez for a panel discussion with Shoreline Mayor Chris Roberts. Roberts and Chavez will be discussing the current local political context, how to get involved and how to be a voice for positive change.

Walkout: Discussion
1:30-2:30 p.m., May 24, PUB Quiet Dining Room (Room 9208)

SCC professor Maya Smorodinsky will lead a discussion of the movie about the 1968 student walkout in east Los Angeles, protesting the systematic racism in schools.

Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan
6:30-8:30 p.m., May 25, Room 1010(m) Boardroom

War with the Taliban continues, and relations with Pakistan are deteriorating. The U.S. has a choice: will it maintain the status quo, completely reverse the Obama administration drawdown in Afghanistan or withdraw completely? Enrollment is limited, $5 at the door. Two credits are possible. To register, or for more information, go to the GAC website or contact Larry Fuell at [email protected]

-Connor Tee