The Ebbtide

Fake It to Make It

Aaron Shore

April 24, 2019

HIGHER EDUCATION SELLS OUT TO HOLLYWOOD In perhaps one of the most jaw-dropping events to kick off 2019, millions of Americans were left stunned when, on March 12, it was reported that actresses Felicity Huffman, who portrayed Lynette Scavo on “Desperate Housewives” and Lori Loughlin, known to m...

Renting a Risk

Tobias Hope-Young

February 20, 2019

PITFALLS TO BIKE SHARES You can find them sprawled across lawns in the suburbs or on street corners in the cities. They are bikes without homes, and they present a multitude of safety and legal issues. These bikes are part of the dockless bike sharing system, where anyone can rent a bike, ride ...

Harrass (Not) Meant

Travis Tribble

February 20, 2019

THE BLURRED LINE BETWEEN FLIRTING AND HURTING Some pitfalls to flirting can come from knowing the line between charming and creepy. Cupid's arrow claimed many hearts this Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. While there are people that find flirting easy, many find it awkward or diffic...

International Education in the Shadow of 2016 Election

International Education in the Shadow of 2016 Election

Elliot Raven

December 3, 2018

STUDENTS' PERSPECTIVE ON STUDYING IN AMERICA In the fall of 2017, ASG President Denish Oleke left Uganda to study at SCC. He began his first quarter as a computer-science major, shivering under three sweaters in the brisk Seattle weather. American food was vastly different from what he’d grown up eati...

Taking the Initiative

Competing viewpoints on Shoreline Proposition 1. PHOTO BY: Forrest Baum

Forrest Baum

November 4, 2018

HOW WILL YOU VOTE ON LOCAL ISSUES? In Washington state, voters have the opportunity to affect our policies on greenhouse gases, firearm safety protections and law enforcement standards on deadly force through a series of initiatives. There is a huge amount of money pouring into these campaigns,...

Defined Out of Existence

Krystelle Kurz

November 4, 2018

WHITE HOUSE MEMO UPSETS TRANSGENDER COMMUNIT The identity of transgender people is at risk of erasure in the eyes of the government. The New York Times released on Oct. 21 a memo from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) arguing that government agencies — such as Education, Justice ...

Where is the Line?

Where is the Line?

CJ Priebe

June 22, 2018

UPHOLDING FREE SPEECH WITHIN COMMUNITY STANDARDS On Monday, June 4, a man on campus used a large sign with harsh language on it to denounce Islam directly in front of the PUB. A number of classrooms reported the volume of the incident as disruptive. As people began to congregate around him, ...

Trading on Education

CJ Priebe

June 22, 2018

A CHANGE IN POLICY FOR LIBERAL ARTS The nature of community college education is being questioned on a national scale. In January’s State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump put an emphasis on bolstering apprenticeships and technical programs in the U.S., supporting a higher nationa...

Pumping Privacy

Sign on the door of the new lactation room.

June 9, 2018

A WIN FOR NURSING MOTHERS A new temporary lactation room has been set up at SCC for nursing mothers. The room is on the bottom floor of the gym. The room features a bright, spa-like environment with multiple couches. Additionally, the room has access to running water and a private bathroom with...

Sex Offenders and Education

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

June 8, 2018

A GLANCE AT THE RULES Washington state law permits registered sex offenders (RSOs) to enroll in community colleges, as long as schools have strict policies regarding these students. But the topic of RSOs on campus can be controversial among students. SCC student Jordan Rutledge said it makes ...

Cyclists on the Road

June 8, 2018

LAWS, SAFETY, and MAINTENENCE As a cyclist or a driver, sharing the road is typically something both sides would prefer to avoid. To make this whole situation a little safer, here are some reminders on proper signaling, rules of the road, safety tips and bicycle maintenance. Rules of the Road ...

Defining Hate

June 2, 2018

CAN FREE SPEECH BE TOO FREE? Last year, a white supremacist wearing a Hammerskins emblem appeared at SCC. It raised questions about the boundaries of free speech and brought up the argument of whether free speech protects or harms the vulnerable. On May 3, over 100 people attended a lecture, ...

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