Seattle Central Community College

SCCD Administrators Say Transparency to Come at a Cost

By Josh Kelety When it comes to tinkering with sensitive parts of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), the Seattle Community College District (SCCD) administration just can’t get enough, and is trying to change the portion regarding public records requests. Though the official policy proposal is still in the works, it is guaranteed that it will […]

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 […]

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 […]

Professor Pete Knutson Speaks On Issues With Farm Salmon

By Wayne Rocque Though the state wide vote on Initiative 522 (I-522) is right around the corner, genetically-modified (GM) farm salmon have been in production and on the market for some time now alongside wild fish. However, many of these farmed salmon have been found to contain significant levels of pollutants and viruses which are […]

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 […]

ACLU Dubs Seattle Colleges’ Free Speech Policy ‘Unconstitutional’

By Josh Kelety The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently took a stab at the Seattle Community College District’s attempts to rewrite free speech policies at college facilities by calling their amendments ‘unconstitutional’. In this ongoing negotiation between the district, faculty, and free speech advocates, the administration is once again running up against opposition for […]

Lenzy Eye: Protest To Stop Police Brutality

By Nate Leese Around 90 protesters met at Seattle Central before marching around Capitol Hill on Oct. 22nd, the national “day of protest to stop police brutality, repression and criminalization of a generation.” The protesters were a mixed bag of personalities: a former police officer that witnessed police brutality, teen activists, old-timer idealists, and one […]

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 […]