Alia Marsha

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sawant Takes Home 46% Initially While Changing The Game

By Josh Kelety Alia Marsha contributes in reporting. The crowd at Kshama Sawant’s election night party teemed with a contagious energy. There was an air of anticipation and excitement, blanketed by an over-riding sense of optimism and a shared clarity of vision. As people gathered over cold brews in front of a banner stating ‘a […]

Surviving the Storm: Seattle Central Student Tells Moving Narrative About Her Experience with Rape

A number of rape cases in the country have been in the spotlight in recent years. ~ Those stories are frightening, but even more disturbing is the number of cases that go unreported, that get overlooked…that become buried. ~ Seattle Central Community College student under pseudonym Mila Francis is brave enough to trust New City […]

What is actually broken with the Tsutakawa Fountain? Not much, it turns out.

Paige Allison and Alia Marsha A version of this article appears in spring print edition in June 4 2013. You might have seen the posters urging you to join the Tsutakawa Fountain committee. You might have attended the fundraising gala with taiko drums and dignitaries. You might have been one of 700 people to sign […]

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 […]

Editorial – Fountain’s Fundamental Message Overlooked at Recent ASC Meeting

 by Alia Marsha and Joey Wieser Yesterday (5-16-2013), the Associated Student Council (ASC), the Capital Funds Review Committee (CFRC), and many SCCC students met in the Student Leadership building to discuss the CFRC’s decision that denied a funding request of $8,000 made by Seattle Central’s Fountain Committee. This money would go towards restoring the cultural […]

William Abbott: It’s Never Too Late

by Alia Marsha When William Abbott first sat down for this interview, he couldn’t stop shaking. He said it’s because he hadn’t had any meal yet. But half an hour later, still shaking after filling his empty stomach with yogurt and orange juice, he admitted: “Maybe I’m nervous, that’s why,” At the age of 42, Will is […]

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 […]

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