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Posts published in June 2018

“What App?”

Written jointly by Riley Mai and Trang Nguyen, with additional reporting by Joshua Scott. For the past two years, Seattle Central College has been in the process of implementing a mobile app for the school in partnership with OOHLALA Mobile, a Quebec based mobile software company. Despite being available on…

Cosmetology Program Permanently Closes

After a lengthy and thorough review process, Seattle Vocational Institute’s (SVI) cosmetology program is slated to be shut down today, marking the end of the spring quarter. Liliana Orbulescu is just one of four students graduating from the program this Tuesday. “We’re the last who made it through and it’s…

Keep to the Right

I do a lot of walking.  After bussing downtown, I walk about a mile to school each day, but the vast majority of the walking I do is in and around campus.  My classes are often in various disparate locations, and it is not uncommon for me to have to…

Walk with SCC in the Seattle Pride Parade

Happy Pride Month! Have you ever wanted to walk in the Pride Parade? Whether you already have or want to, come join the Seattle Colleges faculty, staff, students, family, and friends. Show your pride as LGBTQIA+ student of one of the Seattle Colleges. Allies are also especially welcome to walk…

The Fairest Land of All

Once upon a time, in a land not too far from here called Pioneer Square, there was a set of stairs that led into underground enchantments. Only known to certain people, what these stairs led to was kept a secret from all others. This place would reveal a truth that…

Thanking Anthony Bourdain

Yesterday, we, as journalists and people of the storytelling industry, lost a renegade leader who redefined what it meant to write about travel, food and the human experience. Anthony Bourdain, chef, author, global ambassador and father took his own life. He was found in his hotel room in France where…