Seattle Central Community College Newspaper

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 […]

Got a Billion Dollar Idea? Seattle Central Launches Startup Business Class on Campus

By: Thomas Bonin Pursuing it can change everything. An idea explodes. Venture capitalists tremble. Stock markets wobble in confusion. It’s the tech startup dream, and it’s now available at Seattle Central … as a class. It’s called Student Startup Connector (SSC), and it has been galvanizing students and faculty at Seattle Central since its launch […]

Seattle Central Students Disappointed by Wi-Fi Connection

By: Dylan Crooks It was the first week of the quarter, and Seattle Central student Angus Rush was trying to work on a project with a group of fellow students. He connected to the SCCC Wi-Fi, loaded up a browser window, and was greeted by a stark “Unable to connect to the Internet” page. He […]

Comedy Central Show Tosh.O Uses Seattle Central as a Prop

By Sebastian Garrett-Singh Comedy Central’s Daniel Tosh, on his show Tosh.O, uses Seattle Central Community College as a prop in a segment on the fifth season of the comedy program. It alludes to a grunge Seattle life and has a young boy, hypodermic needle in hand, wrapping a tourniquet around his arm. The boy is […]

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 […]

Dozens of Students Suddenly Broke When SCCC Charges Tuition Not Once, but Twice

By: Jiyeon Yoon Just like every morning, you get in line to order your daily fix of caffeine to get you through the day. Barista gets started on your ‘usual’ ahead of time to speed up the wait while you casually stand in line. You hand over your card, and then hear those 5 dreadful […]

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 […]

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 […]