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Posts published by “Alexa Villatoro”

Alexa is an avid journalist seeking an A.A. with an emphasis on Global Studies at Seattle Central College. She's interested in pursuing investigative journalism to report on social struggles like immigration, civil rights, and access to education in South and North America. She is currently working to cover budget cut reforms at Central and civil rights movements in Seattle. Alexa is also a Youth Council Member at OneAmerica, advocating for greater access to quality education for immigrants and refugees in WA. She is a first-generation American who has travelled to 13 countries to explore world cultures and politics.

College and district knew of positive Covid-19 case, still directed individual to come to campus

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, a Seattle Colleges employee who tested positive for COVID-19 came into contact with a security officer at Seattle Central’s Broadway Edison building. Despite security protocol prohibiting anyone with COVID-19 from coming…

Hope accompanies remaining persistence for civil rights advocates after Biden’s win

On Saturday, November 7, the US woke up to find President-elect Joe Biden had narrowly won Nevada and Pennsylvania, making him the winner of the 2020 General Election. Though not yet official, the Biden-Harris presidential…

Central slashes programs, forgoes ‘worker-led decision making’

Though Seattle Colleges has been experiencing budget deficits for years, the district and its colleges today face unprecedented revenue and expenditure shortfalls. But amid efforts from college and district administrations to provide greater financial transparency,…

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