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  • "Food banks are very strange in Seattle because in most cities in America, there is one big food bank and then pantries to which they distribute food to, so it’s very centralized and you can find information on where all the food is in the city… but here, all the food banks are independently run, so there isn’t any big guide with resources that these food banks provide, which can be hard to navigate."

    Sophia Bruscato Monday, January 30, 2023
  • During a quick chat with Lane at the 2022 holiday party organized by the Office of the President, he mentioned that one of his missions as interim president is to bring life back into the school. “One of the things that I really felt lost during the pandemic was to get to be in the same place as other people,” says Lane. However, he did acknowledge the perks of being able to work remotely, but ultimately he believed in the importance of face-to-face interactions, “I do think there is space for coming to campus as a part of your educational journey or your work journey.”

    Juan Miguel Jocom Saturday, January 28, 2023
  • For the past two years, it has been rare to attend in-person social events due to COVID-19. But this year, as the pandemic seems to fade, Seattle Central College (SCC) students and staff can finally…

    Francisco Fonseca Thursday, January 26, 2023
  • Despite recent efforts to normalize and promote the importance of mental health, it is still a topic we fear to discuss openly. People who experience mental health challenges are either seen as aggressive and violent or weak and incompetent. These misconceptions create stigmas that make it harder for everyone involved.

    Fatimah Zarah Wednesday, January 25, 2023
  • There are plenty of stories that need to be told, whether it be about Capitol Hill’s most beloved cat, or the struggle of international students. But unfortunately, being a journalist involves more than just writing stories, and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. To get a sneak peek of what the industry’s like, I spoke with Chase Burns, a Seattle-based journalist, who used to be an arts and culture editor for The Stranger and is currently the editor for The Ticket, a Seattle Times calendar website.

    Juan Miguel Jocom Tuesday, January 24, 2023
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Seattle’s food banks: Groceries for everyone, no exceptions

"Food banks are very strange in Seattle because in most cities in America, there is one big food bank and then pantries to which they distribute food to, so it’s very centralized and you can find information on where all the food is in the city… but here, all the food banks are independently run, so there isn’t any big guide with resources that these food banks provide, which can be hard to navigate."

Bringing life back to school: Central’s new interim president has a mission

During a quick chat with Lane at the 2022 holiday party organized by the Office of the President, he mentioned that one of his missions as interim president is to bring life back into the school. “One of the things that I really felt lost during the pandemic was to get to be in the same place as other people,” says Lane. However, he did acknowledge the perks of being able to work remotely, but ultimately he believed in the importance of face-to-face interactions, “I do think there is space for coming to campus as a part of your educational journey or your work journey.”

The stigma attached to mental health in religious communities

Despite recent efforts to normalize and promote the importance of mental health, it is still a topic we fear to discuss openly. People who experience mental health challenges are either seen as aggressive and violent or weak and incompetent. These misconceptions create stigmas that make it harder for everyone involved.

Journalism tips from a Seattle journalist

There are plenty of stories that need to be told, whether it be about Capitol Hill’s most beloved cat, or the struggle of international students. But unfortunately, being a journalist involves more than just writing stories, and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. To get a sneak peek of what the industry’s like, I spoke with Chase Burns, a Seattle-based journalist, who used to be an arts and culture editor for The Stranger and is currently the editor for The Ticket, a Seattle Times calendar website.

Poetry, photos, and wood art at M. Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery

The M. Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery is currently featuring the work of students from the Seattle Central Woodworking program. The show, organized by filmmaker, photographer, and Seattle Central Carpentry student, Shann Thomas (they/them), includes wood creations accompanied by poetry. The exhibit will run until Jan. 26.

“We are experiencing the effects of war, just not in a way that we can contextualize”: WA Against Nuclear Weapons on the outcomes of nuclear proliferation

The exorbitant amount of tax-payer dollars the government spends on the military comes at the cost of funding for other areas of public legislation that are highly consequential to the lives and well being of millions of Americans. “Everytime the United States shoots a missile, that’s like 100 million tax dollars - that’s enough money to fix the roads in your city, that’s enough money to provide healthcare to everyone in your city, that’s enough money to help stabilize the climate,” Arent says.

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