Seattle Central Student Newspaper

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]