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Federal Inquiry Includes District Banking Group Amid Controversy and Historic Losses

Federal Inquiry Includes District Banking Group Amid Controversy and Historic Losses

Higher One is in trouble. The last 6 months have seen the once prosperous company hit near rock bottom and now they are  included in their second federal inquiry in 6 months. Higher One also hired a Chief Compliance Officer earlier today. We initially reported on troubles with Higher One in an interview with federal […]

Witnesses of Central District Bar Shooting Recount Horrific Event

Witnesses of Central District Bar Shooting Recount Horrific Event

Last evening shots rang out at the Central District’s Twilight Exit bar, the shooting led to the death of the gunman by Seattle Police. The gunman shot a bouncer, last reported to be in the ICU with a gun-wound to the leg, and a woman who is allegedly the gunman’s ex, suffered multiple gun shot […]

Seattle Police Cover New Trespass Ordinance and Homelessness at College Roundtable

Seattle Police Cover New Trespass Ordinance and Homelessness at College Roundtable

The homeless regulars pose a “huge problem in front of my business,” says Tim Beckwith, a Manager of Dick’s, at a campus roundtable discussing the city’s new trespass ordinance. East Precinct brass loaded into the January 15 event at Seattle Central to speak with local business owners on the ordinance, and how to deal with […]

Campus Security Talks Shootings and Lock-Downs but Misses Important Key

Campus Security Talks Shootings and Lock-Downs but Misses Important Key

Last year Café Racer shooter, Ian Stawiki, stopped through South Seattle Community College after his U-District rampage raising concern among faculty on the school’s lack of preparedness after it failed to initiate a campus-wide lock-down despite local schools and the campus daycare being in lock-down. Wednesday evening Seattle Central Security Director Elman McClain addressed some […]

MLK Event at Mount Zion Baptist Recieves Warm Choral Reception

MLK Event at Mount Zion Baptist Recieves Warm Choral Reception

On Friday the Seattle Community College District put on their 39th annual Martin Luther King Jr. event which was held at Mount Zion Baptist church to an audience of several hundred. “And now we’re going to return to the past,” says Connie Thompson of Komo 4 who emceed the event setting the stage for none

Community Group Discusses Change in the Central District

Community Group Discusses Change in the Central District

By Jordan Martinez On Wednesday, January 16, the Central Area Community Development Coalition held its inaugural meeting at the Greater Mt. Baker Baptist Church in the Central District hosted by the United Black Clergy. The coalition offers a space for CD residents to meet and share information regarding upcoming change in the neighborhood and express […]

Capital Projects Move Forward for Capitol Hill School

Capital Projects Move Forward for Capitol Hill School

Seattle Central likes to build stuff, we get that, well the school thought they would remind us once again. During winter quarter Seattle Central will see the new Information Central open next week and like Frank Lloyd Wright they are not letting up. Here are some interesting projects to be on the lookout for: Seattle […]

Baking at the Buzz Cafe Raises the Dough

Baking at the Buzz Cafe Raises the Dough

By Shin Young Every morning baking students greet customers with their freshly baked breads, the aroma of brewed coffee, and sugary smell of starch establishes dominance all over campus originating from the Buzz Café. Linda Chauncey, Dean of the Culinary Academy, says, “last year(2010), the revenue used for covering the exceeded budget was $6,500, and […]

Occupiers Rejoice: Seattle Central to Remove Campus Time Restraints + Camping Allowed

Occupiers Rejoice: Seattle Central to Remove Campus Time Restraints + Camping Allowed

In May, the Seattle Community College District implemented time restraints on campus use prohibiting anyone to be on district property from 10PM to 6AM leading to groans and protests. Well occupiers rejoice, a recent internal document says the district plans to flip the switch and get rid of the time restraints and even allow camping […]