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Posts published in June 2019

Spotlight on Juneteenth: The Central Conversation Continues

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, or Freedom Day, gets its name from its date – June 19. Commemorating the official freedom of all slaves in the United States (specifically in the former Confederate States of America,) this American holiday celebrates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition…

Espero tua (Re)volta: Award-winning documentary screened at Central

“When I saw students occupy their schools in 2015 in Sao Paulo, when I saw the little girls in front of armed policemen, like warriors, I knew: There is hope for the future!” -Eliza Capai, Director “Espero tua (Re)volta/Your Turn” “Espero Tua (Re)volta” (also known by its English title, “Your…

Recent COSI talk focuses on non-binary issues on campus

On Thursday, May 30th, a Conversation on Social Issues (COSI) discussion on “Living in a Non-Binary World: LGBTQIA Issues on Campus” took place in the library of Seattle Central. The lecture series discussion, hosted by Vice-President and President of the SCC Queer Cooperative, Tiffany-Ashton Gatsby and Astro Pittman, respectively. Gatsby…