The Ebbtide

A New King in Town

Joshua Groom April 24, 2019

PHILLIP KING HIRED AS VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LEARNING SCC’s administration has selected Phillip King to be the school’s next Vice President for Student Learning (VP-SL). He is expected to...

Weve Had Enough!

“We’ve Had Enough!”

Travis Tribble April 21, 2019

SCC was ablaze with passionate speakers and enthusiastic crowds as underpaid faculty and staff cried “no more!” The failure of Washington state to tax the rich and properly fund higher education...

Word on the Street: “Why are you walking out today?”

Joshua Groom April 20, 2019

“Community College should be affordable. It’s the 21st century: Education should be a priority.” — Lowell Bryant, student“We’re walking to bring attention to this cause, and to support teachers,...


Joshua Groom March 16, 2019

NARROWING DOWN THE CANDIDATES SCC has recently held open forums for students and staff to meet and question the five finalists for the position of vice president for student learning (VP-SL). This...

Lack of Transparency at SCC Budget Meeting

Lack of Transparency at SCC Budget Meeting

Juan Páez March 16, 2019

FACULTY RAISES MAJOR CONCERNS SCC officials recently held a meeting and an open forum in order to address the school’s budget and uphold transparency with its faculty and employees. SCC President...

Reflections of a Mentee

Reflections of a Mentee

Juan Páez February 4, 2019

SCC PROFESSOR IN HOLLYWOOD SPOTLIGHT Hollywood producers have taken an interest in making a movie about Mahmoud Muhammad Taha, Sudanese religious and political leader, through the eyes of SCC professor...

Highly Rated

Highly Rated

Teshan Laucirica January 19, 2019

SCC ALUMNUS RETURNS THE GIFT OF WRITING Michael Overa never wanted to teach. He grew up in a middle-class Seattle family with both parents working full time. This allowed him plenty of time to enjoy...

Au Revoir, Advisor

Au Revoir, Advisor

I failed Professor Patti Jones’ Introduction to Mass Media in my first quarter at SCC. I failed miserably, and Jones saw it coming from a mile away. My first official journalism teacher knew I was taking...

Worth the Rate?

Tobias Hope-Young December 2, 2018

HOW TRUSTWORTHY IS RATE MY PROFESSOR Choosing the right classes can be difficult, while choosing the right teachers can be even more challenging but just as vital. With the new quarter dawning on...

Refereeing the Dinner Table

Forrest Baum December 2, 2018

HOW TO TALK TO THE FAMILY It’s time for a family get-together, but, uh-oh: racist grandpa is at it again. We may not all have a racist grandpa, but we could probably all use some help talking...

Larry Fuell glances at his past as he prepares for his future.

End of A Global Era

SAYING FAREWELL TO FUELL After a decade of service, SCC’s director of the Global Affairs Center (GAC), Larry Fuell, will be stepping down from the position. “I’m retiring,” said Fuell,...

Life of Note

Life of Note

Nick Molsee June 22, 2018

MUSIC TEACHER'S UNEXPECTED JOURNEYS Creating sounds used by stars like Tina Turner, Dire Straits, Rick Astley and Michael Jackson was not a course Dave Bristow had set out for when he was young. Now...

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