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From Plato’s Cave to Google’s Cubicle

From Plato’s Cave to Google’s Cubicle

Travis Tribble

February 21, 2020

Photo Illustration courtesy of Kayla Calhoun On a crisp, sunny afternoon in winter, students shuffled into room 1508 where SCC professor William Lindenmuth explained deep philosophical concepts with the same level of enthusiasm as someone who had just conceived the ideas. “Companies have to think...

Pride Prom

Mila Skyy (above) struts her stuff to Ariana Grande's “7 Rings.” She is a member of cabaret show

Joshua Groom

June 1, 2019

ON MAY 23, SCC HELD A PRIDE PROM THAT DOUBLED AS A DRAG SHOW. FIVE PROFESSIONAL PERFORMERS ENTERTAINED AN AUDIENCE OF STUDENTS AND FACULTY: THEN, THE DANCING ENSUED! Mila Skyy (above) struts her stuff to Ariana Grande's “7 Rings.” She is a member of cabaret show "Lashes" alongside Ladie Chab...

A Reason to Smile

A Reason to Smile

Joshua Groom

June 1, 2019

SCC BACHELOR'S PROPOSAL CLEARS STATE BOARD SCC is one step closer to offering students a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene (BAS-DH). The state Board of Education approved a "statement of need" on May 2, according to Maryrose Bellert, the head of SCC’s dental hygiene department. The c...

AFA Portfolio Show: In Review

“Woman in the Mirror” by Xin Yu Gao

Nova Clark

June 1, 2019

SCC'S ART GRADUATES MAKE A STATEMENT SCC’s Fine Art graduates have joined forces to present a gallery of their best pieces in the lobby of the Visual Arts Center (building 2000). From paintings to prints, here is a sampling of what you can expect to see at this year-end exhibit. Photos by: Nov...

Energy Drinks: A Taste Test

June 1, 2019

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE NASTY A blind taste test of seven popular energy drinks was conducted by the Ebbtide staff for… science. The results were a mixed bag of opinions — though some options stood out more than others. Our favorites vary and through a blind test taste, almost everyone was ...

Light and Shadow

Light and Shadow

Nova Clark

June 1, 2019

SCC'S CHOIRS CHANNEL THE MIDDLE GROUND What does light and shadow sound like? At SCC’s year-end choir performance featuring Chamber Chorale and Shoreline Singers, audience members will have the chance to find out. SCC choir instructor Evan Norberg shared some insight regarding the repertoire ...

Music Speaks Louder Than Words

Music Speaks Louder Than Words

Nova Clark

June 1, 2019

SCC PIANIST PURSUES HIS PASSION The path to success comes with many small victories. This has proved true for SCC pianist Yuly Kopkin, whose musical journey has been significantly different than that of the average faculty member. Kopkin was born in Yekaterinburg, Russia — the country’s fourth l...

Word on the Street: “What does pride mean to you?”

Joshua Groom

June 1, 2019

“It means having joy in expressing yourself, no matter what other people think.”“Being yourself, having fun and not caring what other people think.”“It means being able to say who we are loudly and boldly, without anyone screaming no at us.”“It means to be visible and not feel any shame about ...

Ebbtide Eats: Taquería El Sabor

Ebbtide Eats: Taquería El Sabor

Juan Páez

May 17, 2019

A COMFORTING MEXICAN EATERY In a world full of pseudo-Mexican restaurants (I’m looking at you Taco Time) serving cuisine named “mexifries,” taquería El Sabor constitutes an authentic and flavorful option close to SCC. Taquería El Sabor is located on Aurora Ave North and is a ten minute walk from...

Word on the Street: “How has the recent sunny weather affected your mood and your grades?”

Joshua Groom

May 17, 2019

“I’d say it has improved my mood because it reminds me of home in Africa. It’s better than winter: I don’t have to wear any heavy jackets.” — Benny Prince“I’m in a better mood when I can walk to school and I can enjoy the sunshine. If it’s rainy, my mood will be rainy as well.” — Evan ...

SCC Budget Crisis Shakes Administration

SCC Budget Crisis Shakes Administration

Juan Páez

May 6, 2019

KEY FIGURES REVEAL MONETARY REALITY SCC’s finances are a cause of growing concern amongst faculty, staff and the student body, with the administration exploring solutions such as raising tuition and keeping job vacancies open as an answer to the $3 million budget shortfall the campus is facing...

The Process Begins

Joshua Groom

May 6, 2019

SCC PLANS TO LAUNCH BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM IN DENTAL HYGIENE A timeline of how the proposal is expected to progress, based upon information from acting Vice President for Student Learning Bayta Maring. Graphic: Joshua Groom SCC’s board of trustees approved a measure two months ago to begin the process for the school to offer a baccal...

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