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Conlin vs. Sawant: Seattle Central Community College Hosts City Council Debate

Josh Kelety The closely followed battle for incumbent Richard Conlin’s city council seat was brought to Seattle Central by the College Activities Board in the form of a heated and well-attended debate. A sizeable crowd of students, faculty, and other onlookers gathered on Thursday October 17th in a first floor room of the Broadway Edison […]

Despite Online Backlash, Angela Davis Lecture at Seattle University is Still Happening

 By :Joey Wieser and Alia Marsha An online petition has been circulating which attempts to deny Dr. Angela Davis—a black political activist, author, and scholar— from speaking at Seattle University’s Campion Ballroom on October 17. The petition has reached over 7000 signatures from all over the nation. The petition, created by Tradition, Family, and Property […]

Fired for Empathy

Josh Kelety In early September Seattle Central Student Carlos Hernandez was fired from his job at Subway for giving away a 66-cent cookie to a child. But that wasn’t the real reason. In actuality Hernandez had been deeply concerned about the treatment of his co-workers by his management and was empowering his fellow sandwich artisans […]

The Tsutakawa Fountain Kickoff Event

There will be an upcoming Gala to raise money for the Tsutakawa Fountain restoration project. This has been a story we at the New City Collegian have been working on for quite some time. Tina Young, Director of Multicultural Services at SCCC had this to say in an email: “The Tsutakawa Fountain Committee will present […]

The Seattle Promise: Is It The Promise It Promises To Be?

The Seattle Promise is a new effort to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarship money to students who demonstrate financial need and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. With $100,000 The Seattle Central Foundation program expects to cover 225 students’ financial needs in the coming academic year. According to the FAQ from The […]

Faculty Members Feel Sidelined in Humanities Division Re-Org

by Josh Kelety The Humanities and Social Sciences Division (HUM/SS) of Seattle Central’s academic programs is the largest grouping of faculty, classes and students in the entire institution. The massive nature of the division has prompted administrators and faculty to discuss a theoretical reorganization of the division’s managing administrators. Surveys were sent out and options […]

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