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Posts published in May 2019

Unity Fair – a waste of school funds?

On May 23rd, Seattle Central College hosted Unity Fair, a celebration of diversity featuring many of the student clubs and organizations on campus. The event featured musical performers, a rock climbing wall, and food served by several different clubs on campus. The school fully funded the event, and it was…

Abortion law update

Over the past several months, multiple states have been quietly drafting bills and rewriting laws, several of which have only become public knowledge in the past few weeks. There is so much information coming in at once, with cases that will likely culminate at the United States Supreme Court. These…

Walkout brings success, but now what?

The April 16th walkout to “[Re]invest in our colleges” at all Seattle Colleges institutions may be over, but for many their fight for funding has just begun. At 8:30 am on Tuesday, April 16, Seattle Colleges walked out. At Seattle Central College (SCC) it wasn’t massive, at least at first;…

Capitol Hill Summer Safety Meeting

On May 14th, Elliott Bay Books, in connection with the Capitol Hill Neighborhood Council, hosted a safety meeting regarding recent spikes in crime in the neighborhood. Egan Orion, executive director of the Capitol Hill Council, helped organize the meeting with local business owners, law enforcement, and city of Seattle planners.…

Crypticon!

Far south within the depths of the Sea-tac Double Tree, something creepy stirred. Hooded figures, macabre silhouettes, and spooks of all kinds came out to partake in this gathering. They rode in on gothic rat rods, hearses, and of course public transportation. Crypticon has come and gone once more! Crypticon…

Apathy of the student body

The recent course cancellations came as a shock to most of my classmates. I saw students scrambling to try and find courses to replace those that they had already registered for, while some students had to leave Central and enroll in other programs. Others students decided to take a quarter…

Remembering John Singleton

On Monday April 29, 2019 the film industry lost one of its greatest filmmakers, John Singleton. Singleton graduated from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts in 1990, and wrote and directed his first feature which was released the following year. The film was a huge success, and earned Singleton his first…