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Things are Getting Flushed Down our Toilets (Hint, it isn’t Money)

Things are Getting Flushed Down our Toilets (Hint, it isn’t Money)

By:Katie Kulseth One of the defining characteristics for life is that it takes in energy, and then produces waste.  Put more simply, everybody poops.  And so, usually during the course of a typical student’s day at Seattle Central Community College, they have to use the restroom. Since the Edison building was reconstituted as Seattle’s first […]

Crime Blotter for Jan 31st – Feb 7th

Crime Blotter for Jan 31st – Feb 7th

By Josh Kelety Last week was a slow one for the campus security office with only one incident logged and reported. Stay tuned for next week’s blotter post. Student stuck in dysfunctional elevator, 02/06 At 10:30 AM campus security was notified that a student was stuck in a elevator located at the north end of […]

Crime Blotter for Jan 24th – 31st

Crime Blotter for Jan 24th – 31st

By Josh Kelety New City Collegian is happy to announce it will start posting a regular crime blotter of the past week’s heinous (and occasionally comical) incidents reported to SCCC Public Safety and Security. Any questions regarding specific incidents can be forwarded to the Director of Campus Security and Safety; Elman McClain at elman.mcclain@seattlecolleges.edu. Campus Public […]

Hop on the Bandwagon: The Benefits of Seahawks Super-Bowl Fandom

Hop on the Bandwagon: The Benefits of Seahawks Super-Bowl Fandom

By Ian J Block The barbed term “bandwagon fan” is thrown around a lot these days, and usually comes with negative implications. Many sports fans are referred to as bandwagon fans derogatorily as a way to illustrate how little those phonies actually care about their teams. A big example of this can be found right […]

Student sexually assaulted by unknown suspect on campus

Student sexually assaulted by unknown suspect on campus

By Josh Kelety A horrific incident of sexual assault and the attempted rape of a female student  occurred last on Thursday January 23rd in the lower floor of the Broadway Performance at Seattle Central Community College (SCCC). According to the student, the assaulter fondled her breasts and attempted to forcibly restrain her as she tried […]

Bitter Tone at Campus Debate on Bus Service Cuts: “The Legislature is Screwing Us”

Bitter Tone at Campus Debate on Bus Service Cuts: “The Legislature is Screwing Us”

By Josh Kelety King County Metro bus service—the public transportation lifeline for Seattle and greater King county area—faces drastic impending funding cuts to be implemented as soon as Fall of this year. The cuts will greatly reduce bus service on certain routes and entirely eliminate others, a prospect which has many members of the greater […]

Turning Garbage into Gold: SCCC Hosts Innovative Exhibit at Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery

By: Alia Marsha Stand outside of the M. Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery and one will immediately notice the new exhibition titled: NEW MYSTICS: Distillations, Crystallizations, and Essential Forms. This exhibition is unlike anything that has ever been featured in this gallery before. Using life-sized murals of hooded, masked figures, mountains of cardboard boxes, and bleak […]

New policy changes could shut the door on SCCD transparency

By Josh Kelety As promised, the Seattle Community College District (SCCD) has recently released their proposed policy changes regarding citizen records requests, changes which could limit public access to vital information. The proposal was submitted to the Washington State Register, a publicly accessible directory of past, current, and pending state legislation. While the ideas for […]

Tsutakawa Fountain Gets a Scrub Down

By Alia Marsha & Josh Kelety With the stifling low hanging cloud of finals week in full effect, the only noise that lingered in the halls of Seattle Central Community College were the scraping sounds of wire brushes, the slosh of mop buckets, and cheerful laughter. The Tsutakawa fountain, an SCCC community landmark, was getting […]

Coordinated Studies Programs (CSP) at SCCC: The Usefulness of “Useless” Knowledge

By: Yangzi Zhang Coordinated Studies Programs (CSP) explores major themes from a variety of academic disciplines with creative and critical thinking. It breaks the restrictive stereotype boxes surrounded the concept of learning, constructs the bridges among academically related subjects, and reinforces the connections between students and campus. As the Teacher’s Assistant of the coordinated class […]