News Briefs – Volume 51 Issue 12

UW Bothell Rep Visit
UW Bothell representatives will be coming to SCC to talk to students. The representatives will discuss academic programs, campus life, financial aid, admission procedures for UW Bothell and answer questions for students.
Applications for most UW Bothell degree programs close on May 1.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on April 25, in the PUB.

Gun Scare on Campus
It was reported to Safety and Security today that an individual observed a person pointing a handgun at another person last Tuesday in the area near the 1500 (Theater) parking lot. Security contacted Shoreline Police who responded and made an arrest on campus today. The individual was in possession of a handgun at the time of arrest. There is an on-going investigation and there no immediate threat to the campus.
For further information, call campus security at 206-546-4633.

AFA Portfolio Show
The current graduates of Shoreline’s Associate of Fine Art Degree will present the finest samples of their work in painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, photography, sculpture and ceramics. Admission is free.
5 – 7 p.m. on April 28 in the 1000 building

Open forums for ASG elections
ASG president Ashley Cowan will be facilitating the 2016 open forum discussions. Candidates will be asked 6 questions each and will be given approximately 3 minutes to answer each of them. Afterwards, students will have a chance to ask candidates questions of their own and have the opportunity to “meet and greet” candidates in the quiet dining hall afterwards. Pizza and Gluten Free Options will be available.
12:30 — 2 p.m. on April 27 in the Main Dining Room

The Future of Kurdistan discussion
Kurdistan, a mountainous region made up of parts of Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Armenia and Syria, is home to one of the largest ethnic groups in West Asia: the Kurds. Most in the West know them for their small, oil-rich autonomous region in northern Iraq called Iraqi Kurdistan — one of the United States’ closer allies in the Middle East and a bulwark against the expansion of the so-called Islamic State. What does the success of Iraqi Kurdistan mean for Kurds in the surrounding region? Find out in this great discussion, hosted by Larry Fuell as part of the Global Issues and US Foreign Policy discussion series. For more information, visit the Global Affairs Center’s events page at
6:30 — 8:00 p.m. on April 28 in Room 1010