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Posts published in March 2018

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…

International Students Risk Visa Status for Illegal Work

According to U.S. immigration law, international students are only allowed to work on-campus for a maximum of 20 hours per week. Other than that, international students are not allowed to work off-campus without permission. However, US universities also have a special policy; if international students want to go to work,…

Lack of Centralized Food Pantry Leaves Students Hungry

It’s past midnight on a bitter November morning, and Kristina Sawyckyj is in her wheelchair, studying in one of Seattle Central College’s doorways. She’s pulling an all-nighter for her upcoming exam, using the light from the doorway and the school’s Wi-Fi to study. Sawyckyj, pronounced “suh-vit-ski,” has been living in her…

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…