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Personal Essay: The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life

A Personal Essay by William Abbott “Abbott, get your shit and roll it up,” said the King County correctional officer. Those eight simple words had never made a man happier. Well, I didn’t have to be told twice. Finally, the day I had been not so patiently waiting for, and the final moment in that […]

Student digital wizards begin a “Lovecraftian” journey

By Nate Leese “Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn In his house at R’lyeh, dead Cthulu waits dreaming” -H.P. Lovecraft, “The Call of Cthulhu” H.P. Lovecraft was an early 20th century fiction writer known for his horror, “weird fiction,” and sci-fi/fantasy stories as well as the literary philosophy “Cosmic Horror.” Although relatively unknown during his […]

Yakima Students of Color Conference: Stereotypes Stop Here, This Is Wine Country

by Paige Allison The weekend of April 11th-13th, over 900 college students (40 from SCCC) from all over Washington gathered for the 23rd Annual Students of Color Conference (SOCC). The conference surprisingly took place in the boonies of south-central Washington, Yakima. It was definitely a change of scenery traveling from wet, gray Seattle, through the […]

Seattle Free Press Claims Robbery Suspect Was ‘Assassinated’ By SWAT Team

The following article comes from Seattle Free Press and was written by a person named ‘Guy’. Guy claims to have witnessed a Friday morning incident in Columbia City resulting in the death of an alleged robbery suspect at the hands of Bellevue SWAT. Guy says they live in a house adjacent to where Bellevue SWAT was attempting […]

Chinese Club Draws a Crowd at Seattle Central

By Jordan Martinez I visited one of Seattle Central Chinese Club’s meetings and it quickly overwhelmed me. Attended by some 45 Chinese students (standing room only at that point, for chair deficient Mitchell Activity Center room 210), the meeting was run in Mandarin and conducted at a high pace. The meeting, while scheduled for an hour, […]

New City Collegian Wins Society of Professional Journalists Award for In-Depth Reporting

This morning we received word New City Collegian writer Ian Awesome-Finkenbinder’s article ‘Rats, Needles, or Just Propaganda’ was selected for a Society of Professional Journalists award. The article placed among the top three pieces for Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Washington) in the SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards and was selected for best ‘Online In-Depth Reporting’ […]

Gloves, the Bell, Boom: Students Go Into the Ring

Gloves, the Bell, Boom: Students Go Into the Ring

by Daegyo Seo The ringside machine beeps loudly, the red light glows, and everybody stops, huffing and puffing. Carlos Hernandez considers the machine to be his “assistant”: green, alerts everybody that a three-minute round has started: yellow, lets everybody know that only thirty seconds are remaining in the round and pushes them to go even […]

Craft Inspired Events Bring Attention to Seattle Central’s Wood Tech Center

Craft Inspired Events Bring Attention to Seattle Central’s Wood Tech Center

The Wood Technology Center is a section of Seattle Central Community College of which most students at the Broadway Campus have no knowledge. Tucked away on South Lane Street in the Central District a brand new building houses a vocational institute dedicated to woodworking. The school has been around in various iterations and locations since 1936, and […]

Washington Student Achievement Council Stops By Seattle Central to Underwhelming Reception

Washington Student Achievement Council Stops By Seattle Central to Underwhelming Reception

“We should have got more people out to this,” says Karen Strickland President of the local teachers union at a public meeting with the Washington State Student Achievement Council (WSSAC). The event held at Seattle Central on Wednesday at 5pm brought out about less than 20 to discuss the future of higher education in the state. The […]

Emmy-Nominated Teacher Helps Students Belt Out The Vibrato

Emmy-Nominated Teacher Helps Students Belt Out The Vibrato

By Priscilla Truong You wouldn’t expect Seattle Central to play host to an Emmy-nominated composer but beneath the wood floors of the Broadway Performance Hall, literally, one Hollywood musician resides. David Paul Mesler is a music instructor at SCCC and has an office under the Performance Hall where student music classes belt out foundation shaking […]