News Briefs – Vol 53 Issue 3, Nov. 3, 2017

College Rep Visits
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Table in PUB
Eastern Washington University & Evergreen State College, Nov. 6
Northern Arizona University & WSU Everett, Nov. 13
Representatives from the above colleges will be on hand to discuss programs, financial aid, campus life and admissions for their schools.

Employer of the Day
11 a.m.- 1 p.m., PUB Welcome Desk
King County Sheriff, Nov. 6
Crime doesn’t sleep, but Sheriffs have to. That, presumably, is why they need you to join them in keeping our county safe.

UPS, Nov. 13
UPS representatives will be on hand to discuss hourly and seasonal work, with room for advancement and as much as $25,000 in educational assistance.

FAFSA Workshop
2:30-4 p.m., Nov. 6, FOSS, Room 5101.
The government only has so much money. If you don’t get this done soon, they’re gonna run out, and nobody wants that.

UW International Transfer Info Session
3-4 p.m., Nov. 6, PUB, Room 9208
If you’re an international student, you know that a lot about your education is at least a little different from your domestic classmates. Come to this session and learn about academic and English proficiency requirements, and everything else you need to know about applying to the UW.

Advisers Out and About
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 7, Library
Every once in a while, the school throws caution to the wind and lets the advisers roam freely across the campus. They figure a little fresh air once a quarter is good for them. Additionally, their natural instincts will lead them to the library, where you can discuss your future with them, both long term (transfer, majors), and short (what classes to take in winter, when your actual registration date is).

Veteran’s Day Flag Raising
12:30-1 p.m., Nov. 7, Flagpole outside the 1000 Building
Get a jump start on Veteran’s Day with SCC’s annual, ceremonial flag raising.

UW School of Pharmacy Presentation
1:30-2:30 p.m., Nov. 7, PUB, Room 9202
Like science and the concept of less people suffering and dying? Swing by and see where a pharmaceutical degree could take you, and how to get there at the UW.

Last Day to Withdraw
Nov. 8
Yeah, a “W” doesn’t look great on your transcript, but it looks a lot better than a 0.0 dragging down your GPA.

Last Day for Audit Change
Nov. 8
If you’ve been auditing a class this long, it might just be time to bite the bullet and take the credits, since you’re doing the work anyway. On the other hand, maybe you were actually auditing your class the whole time. Yeah, that’s why none of the homework got turned in. Totally.

How to Find Your Major Info Session
3-4 p.m., Nov. 8, Room 9202
Not sure what to major in? Go figure it out. Once you’ve decided, it can help inform what classes you want to take or what schools to look at for transfer.

Nursing Program Info Meeting
3:30-5 p.m., Nov. 8, Room 2308
I had cancer, so believe me when I tell you that nurses are the coolest people on the planet. SCC’s nursing program has these meetings every month, so if you would like to become one of the coolest people on the planet, you should probably check it out.

NaNoWriMo Write-In Wednesdays
5:30-7:30 p.m., Nov. 8 & 15, Library
Every Wednesday throughout November, which is National Novel Writing Month, the SCC library will host write-ins in
the service of all aspiring student novelists. Wi-fi, cushy chairs and computers are all available.

Cyber-Security: the New Frontier for Policy
12:30-1:20 p.m., Nov. 9, PUB, Room 9208
Justin Collins, U.S. Army combat veteran and current UW senior and member of the Jackson School of International Studies, will share stories from his time in the military, college and elsewhere as he works on earning his degrees.

Veteran’s Day
Nov. 10
Thank a veteran today, like Collins up there. You’ll have the time, because campus is closed.

Registration Begins
Nov. 13
You should be able to check now to see which day you get to register for classes, which is based on how many credits you have already earned, at SCC and wherever else.

International Education Week
Photo Contest Voting
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 13-15, PUB, Room 9302
Public voting will open for the 10 pictures chosen by the judges. For more information see the signs and posters around campus (the ones with the globes and the camera) and the Arts and Entertainment calendar on Page 11.

Study Abroad Fair/Passport Day
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nov. 14, PUB
Learn about SCC’s study abroad opportunities. And while you’re there, don’t make that “study abroad” joke. You know the one. No one thinks it’s funny. And if you don’t know the joke, then don’t worry about it. Also, critical for studying abroad, and just helpful in general, get information on getting a passport from certified passport professionals.

International Myths and Tales Panel
12:30-2:30 p.m., Nov. 15, PUB, Room 9208
Come to share or come to listen, the name of the game is myths and legends from other countries and cultures. Plus foreign snacks.

Language Tables
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nov. 16, PUB
Swing by to learn fun and useful words and phrases in Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi and various other languages. Full disclosure, they probably
won’t teach you the swears. Probably.

Badminton Tournament
9 a.m.-Noon, Nov. 17, Gym (3000 Building)
That’s right, you heard me. Badminton tournament. Bring your nerves of steel. I’m kidding, it’s a friendly game, don’t make it weird. You must sign up in pairs, and both people must be available for the entire three hours. All SCC students are welcome. Sign up at

U.S-Russia Relations: A New Cold War?
7-8:30 P.M., Nov. 16, PUB, Room 9208
A free event for all SCC students. Bradley J. Murg, assistant professor of political science and director of global developmental studies at Seattle Pacific University, will be SCC’s guest speaker for the evening. Murg’s expertise in Asian and Russian history and exchange would be highly beneficial for students to become aware of, due to the new ties America has cultivated between President Trump and Putin.

New Ebbtide!
Nov. 17
What am I saying? I don’t have to tell you guys this. I’m sure you all have it marked down with hearts in your sexy Patrick Swayze wall calendar.