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Sawant Holds Rally in Wake of Victory

Photos & Intro by Josh Kelety With the most recent ballot returns putting Socialist Alternative candidate Kshama Sawant ahead of Democratic incumbent Richard Conlin by more than 2,000 votes, Conlin has conceded and Sawant declared this race a victory. Consequently, the Sawant campaign held a rally at the local SEIU 775NW headquarters. The scheduled speakers […]

Seattle U Environmental Group to College Admins: Ditch the Dirty Oil Stock

By Josh Kelety Seattle University (SU) is a peaceful bubble of a college campus with lush flora galore, giving off the impression of an institution which values environmental stewardship. However a small group of passionate SU students, known as Sustainable Student Action (SSA), have been making some noise about their administration’s behind-the-scenes actions by calling […]

Conlin vs. Sawant: Seattle Central Community College Hosts City Council Debate

Josh Kelety The closely followed battle for incumbent Richard Conlin’s city council seat was brought to Seattle Central by the College Activities Board in the form of a heated and well-attended debate. A sizeable crowd of students, faculty, and other onlookers gathered on Thursday October 17th in a first floor room of the Broadway Edison […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sonics Rally Today

by Grant Livingstone UPDATE: The Rain-man himself, Shawn Kemp, Wanz from Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop,” Brian Robinson from Sonics Rising, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, and the best fans in the world came out to show just how bad they want their Sonics back. Mayor McGinn first joined Seattle’s finest at FX McRory’s in Pioneer Square.  The crowd […]

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