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Posts published in October 2018

Halloween: The Occult Festival

While millions of people celebrate Halloween on October 31st without knowing its origins and myths, the history and facts make the holiday more fascinating. Halloween (less commonly known as ‘All Hallows’ Eve’) is widely regarded as an American tradition, but it dates back about 2000 years to the pagan Celts,…

Top 10 Horror Films of All Time

Since the first horror film The Devil’s Castle in 1896 by silent film director Georges Melies, the horror genre has made a huge impact on pop culture, both in America and around the world. That being said, the word “horror” in terms of film genre wasn’t used until the 1930’s…

“The Midsummer” Dance Review

An evening at Velocity on Sunday, October 20, 2018. The Midsummer, by Beth Terwilleger, is a new work for her new dance company, The Gray, here in Seattle. I find it appropriate that her double-debut is the subject of my first article for the Seattle Central Collegian. Because I arrived…

Featured Student Artist – Nicole Beijbom

Seattle Central College is home to many diverse artists, some with a rich personal history of involvement with the arts. Other student artists have found their talents through an introductory or continuing education course here at Central. What all of these student artists have in common is a passion for…

Finally, A Meal Plan Not Made for Maniacs

It’s not easy to notice the proliferation of “health food mania” as it descends on the earth with an alarming rate. We humans are bombarded with enviable diet trends, food fads, instagramable vegan bowls, and the outlandish break-your-bank superfood cafes overtaking every major city. The worst part about it is…

I Registered To Vote – Now What?

This summer, Gov. Jay Inslee issued an easy challenge to Washington state students – register to vote, then fill out and turn in your ballot. The schools with the highest voter registration and voter turnout will be invited to Olympia and recognized by the Governor and the Secretary of State,…

The Tribulations of a Trans Activist

  Seattle-based transgender activist Danni Askini has been rendered stateless since June 29th of this year, after being denied renewal of her U.S. passport by the State Department. Danni has been an outspoken and highly visible transgender rights activist for many years. Until just a few days ago, Danni was…