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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 […]

A Labor of Love: Café Racer Back On Track One Year after Shooting

by Joey Wieser Former Café Racer owner Kevin Hansen opens up about gun-violence, the press, and explains how the Café Racer community helped breathe life back into his second home. On May 30th, 2012, just before 11 A.M., a man with two .45-caliber handguns entered Café Racer and brought four lives to an end. Joe […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Editorial – Higher One: The College Financial Bully

by Josh Kelety Higher One represents the blatant intrusion of everything wrong about privatization into one of the most holy and important of public services; institutions of higher education and learning. It is a purely profit driven enterprise, preying on some of the most vulnerable members of our communities. To trick and deceive students, particularly […]

The Native American and the Somalian Immigrant: The Power of Sherman Alexie’s Life Story

by Saida Orbeck I did not know what to expect when I walked into the Egyptian theater on Wednesday April 24, 2013. I had been told that a writer named Sherman Alexie was going to be speaking. As I walked into the theater I noticed it was full of students, teachers, and a lot of […]

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 […]

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 […]