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Posts published in March 2018

Instructor’s Poster Defaced

Late last Wednesday morning, faculty discovered that someone had placed a large sticker which read “it’s okay to be white” on psychology instructor Charles Jeffreys’ office window, obscuring a poster that claims composer Ludwig van Beethoven was of African ancestry. The poster is mounted behind the widow’s glass and was…

Progress Beyond Protest

On March 1st, a keynote on marginalized and disenfranchised Black youth was held in BE 1110 and led by Dominque Davis, CEO of Community Passageways (CP), a non-profit organization based in Seattle. Just within the past 12 months, CP has been able to expunge 22 high-end felonies—gun charges, shooting incidents,…

African Cultural Night

On the evening of March 10th, the African Student Association hosted a spectacular event with poets, dancers, artists and much more to celebrate their cultural values.  The African Cultural Night was held in the One World dining room, and the was packed with diverse students from the moment I stepped…

Photo Essay: Patriot Prayer Rally at UW

On February 10th, the College Republicans of the University of Washington hosted a rally at Red Square featuring Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson. One year ago, the College Republicans hosted alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos and a demonstrator was shot . Though we were concerned with our own safety, my photographer Izzy…

Asylum Seekers Held in Tuition Limbo

Without in-state tuition grants, pending asylum applicants at Seattle Central College find it difficult to get an education. These are individuals who have fled war-torn countries, leaving everything behind to start a new life. Most of them are separated from their families and have to wait for years in the…

Coffee Run

Any caffeinated beverage within 0.2 miles of the school didn’t stand a chance. One day last week, I set off in search of the best coffee and tea within 0.2 miles of Seattle Central College and I found myself visiting 11 different establishments in less than two hours. Along the…