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A Musical for the Masses

Zoe Plattner

February 21, 2020

Premiering in 1928, Bertolt Brecht’s “The Threepenny Opera” brought a tale of crime and corruption to theatergoers. The German “play with music” focuses on the relationships between and how they interact with society. Years later, it would continue to inspire pop culture, such as Bobby Darin’s ...

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...

Dental hygiene faculty, SCC admin spar over program relocation

Dental hygiene faculty, SCC admin spar over program relocation

Joshua Groom

January 24, 2020

Dental hygiene students work with dental professionals to provide affordable care for patients in the area. (Photo by Joshua Groom / The Ebbtide) UPDATE 2/9: SCC has decided not to move forward with plans to relocate the college's dental hygiene program to the Lake Washington Institute of Technol...

SCC Announces Budget Cuts, Layoffs at Board of Trustees Meeting

SCC Announces Budget Cuts, Layoffs at Board of Trustees Meeting

Juan Páez

January 24, 2020

SCC's Board of Trustees expressed regret over layoffs at their Jan 22 meeting. (Photo by Lance Allegro / The Ebbtide) SCC’s budget review process is almost over, and the administration has announced a total of $2.38 million proposed budget reductions. The $2.38 million figure exceeds the $1.9 mil...

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...

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 ...

Secondhand Suicide

Juan Páez

June 1, 2019

HOW MY FRIENDS AND I FACED SUDDEN LOSS Disclaimer: If you or a loved one are facing suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which is available 24 hours a day: 1-800-273-8255 Near the halfway point of my senior year in high school, one of my friends killed himself. H...

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 ...

Out With the Old, Here With the Two

Out With the Old, Here With the Two

Ed Strong

May 6, 2019

STUDENTS, MAKE THE BEST CHOICE FOR YOU The race for student body president is in the final stretch. Associated Student Government (ASG) held an open forum on April 30, as Isaac Tchao and Seth Zeldenrust each explained what they would bring to the ASG presidency in the 2019-20 school year. I...

Going Out on a High Note

Going Out on a High Note

Nova Clark

May 6, 2019

"THE DROWSY CHAPERONE" COMES TO SCC It’s time to ring in the roaring ‘20s as SCC welcomes to its stage the Tony-winning musical “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Set in the era of flappers and speakeasies, this tongue-in-cheek comedy debuted on Broadway in 1998 and will be directed by SCC acting...

Music: The Greatest Escape

Music: The Greatest Escape

Travis Tribble

May 6, 2019

SCC STUDENT FINDS THAT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Summer is coming and there will be an abundance of new bands to go see, including SCC student Em Heffernan's project Nessy. Em Heffernan singing in the band Nessy at a house show. Photo credit Travis Tribble On April 20, Nessy opened a house sho...

Don’t Sleep On “ZZ”

Don't Sleep On

Ed Strong

May 6, 2019

POSITION CHANGE HELPS PLAYER TAKE CENTER STAGE Zane Zurbrugg has all of the tools that make baseball scouts salivate. He’s tall, with a quick, compact swing, a powerful arm and record-breaking speed. Three years ago, he barely made a blip on anyone’s radar. Recruitment “I wasn...

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