Editorials and Op-Eds

The Native American and the Somalian Immigrant: The Power of Sherman Alexie’s Life Story

by Saida Orbeck I did not know what to expect when I walked into the Egyptian theater on Wednesday April 24, 2013. I had been told that a writer named Sherman Alexie was going to be speaking. As I walked into the theater I noticed it was full of students, teachers, and a lot of […]

May Day Reflections and Photos by NCC Staff

Disclaimer: Each Staff Member speaks for themselves. These are not necessarily the views of the New City Collegian, we strive to remain neutral as a publication. However, each Staff member had their own unique experience on May Day and we believe that it is important that those are represented and expressed. The New City Collegian […]

An Update On What Happens When A Class Gets Cancelled

An Update On What Happens When A Class Gets Cancelled

Last quarter I had been signed up for a literature class which, during winter break, was cancelled. I was not happy. Indeed, I was quite obviously annoyed. I was annoyed enough to write an article: Cancelled Courses and Checking Your Registration Regularly. I still suggest you check your registration over this spring break, just in case. […]

Selling Used Textbooks May Not Make You The Money You Thought

Selling Used Textbooks May Not Make You The Money You Thought

by Walt Wang The high price of textbook is always a intractable problem for students for both American students and international students at Seattle Central Community College. Because of the copyright associated with textbooks, the cost of textbook accounts for a high percentage of students’ expenditure at the beginning of each quarter , accounting for […]

What Happens When You’re A Widow

by Gryphon MacThoy Two men who probably didn’t know each other recently died. Apologies to their widowers, but this writing isn’t about them or the deceased, specifically. But it is about what happens when a husband or wife dies. One was an internet friend of mine who lived in Arizona. The other was an always […]

Cancelled Courses and Checking Your Registration Regularly

Cancelled Courses and Checking Your Registration Regularly

By Alexander M. Koch I registered for my classes for winter quarter on November 05, 2012. The first day possible, at the earliest time that I was able, I registered. I registered for 20 credits, and excited about those I had chosen, about the courses, the professors, I promptly set all that aside. Financial aid […]

Student Bookstore ‘it’s a Scam’

Student Bookstore ‘it’s a Scam’

As the quarter draws to a close students are already picking up and selling their old textbooks but buying them at the student bookstore may hit your bank account hard. During the last quarter I saved over $200 on books by purchasing them from other sources than the student bookstore operated by Barnes and Noble, one […]

One Year Ago Today at Seattle Central

One Year Ago Today at Seattle Central

(Updated with photo) Eviction Eve: Chancellor Wakefield Issues Veiled Threat To Occupy Seattle By Ian Finkenbinder Run Date: December 8, 2011-New City Collegian At the time of this writing the dedicated protesters of Occupy Seattle are preparing to lose their space. Dozens of tents have already come down and work groups have moved their essential […]

Seattle Central Elevators Falling Apart

Seattle Central Elevators Falling Apart

By Alexander M. Koch The elevators of Seattle Central got some bad press early this week courtesy of New City Collegian, and they are about get some more. Here is a disturbing report provided to NCC from a student (who wishes to remain anonymous). The elevators at Seattle Central are FALLING apart: The student who […]