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COVID-19 and Seattle Central Updates

2020-21 Seattle Colleges Foundation Annual Scholarship Program Deadline Extended to Monday, April 20  The scholarship deadline will be extended to Monday, April 20, 11:59 p.m. This gives students who may be adjusting to the online class structure some extra time to complete their scholarship application. This will not impact the review process nor…

Title IX Changes

  In June 1972, Richard Nixon signed into law a series of educational amendments, the most wellknown of which is Title IX, prohibiting educational institutions that receive federal funding from discriminating on the basis of sex. This opened the doors of educational opportunity and participation in intercollegiate athletics for women. …

SPD unmasked

The CDC now recommends using a face covering whenever available while out and about, particularly while in proximity of other people. This is due to the droplets that COVID-19 can be spread through, coming from the nose and mouth, being blocked by the mask. A common misconception is that the…

As the economy slips higher education is a possibly sinking ship

By Alex Su and Alexa Villatoro The consequences of COVID-19 continue to show no mercy to the domestic and global economy. As of April 2020, the unemployment rate reached 14.7% in the U.S, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Shocking declines in the U.S. economy promise dramatic state…

DSS office and students face struggles with online accommodations

As higher education was immediately shut down in early spring amidst severe Covid-19 concerns, student support services such as the Disability Support Services at Seattle Central were confronted with nearly instantaneous transformation of accommodations for online classes. While the DSS office notes that the college is still working closely to…

In Memoriam: Lynn Shelton

On May 15th, American filmmaker Lynn Shelton passed away at 54 due to a previously undiagnosed blood disorder. Shelton’s partner, Marc Maron, said that she collapsed on Friday after several days of ill health and clarified that it had not been COVID-19.  Shelton was born in Ohio and grew up…

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