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December 14, 2018



Get Ready For #realign99

The upcoming closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is going to have a significant long-term impact on Seattle commuters. The #realign99 project is set to begin this January. Ninety thousand cars currently use SR99 and the Viaduct on a daily basis and those cars will be forced out onto surface streets. Representatives from the Seattle


Former President George H.W. Bush Dies at 94

George H.W. Bush passed away on November 30th. He was most notable as being the 41st President of the United States of America, but his political prowess extends far beyond that achievement. From his humble Massachusetts beginnings, former President Bush went on to pick himself up by the boot-straps and through loans from wealthy friends


“No to Antisemitism” Demonstration

As the first night of Hanukkah approaches later this evening, West Seattle residents and members of the group Hate-Free Delridge joined together today in a demonstration against Antisemitism, nationalism and hate speech. This demonstration is in response to Antisemitic graffiti on a home in the Sunrise Heights neighborhood earlier this week, first reported by the


Transgender Day of Remembrance at Central

The 20th of November marks the International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a moment balanced at the end of the year amidst several of the most major of holidays, as the light slides into darkness and a general air of reflectiveness settles onto our collective consciousness.  The holidays, for many people, can represent family and


Troubling News from South Seattle College

On Tuesday, November 14, an ex-teacher and administrator at South Seattle College was arrested on charges of voyeurism. Gene Baker, the now ex-director of international marketing and outreach at South, rented out several rooms in his house to exchange students, all of whom were Asian women. According to one of these students, Baker had security


Seattle CityClub Offers Scholarships

Seattle CityClub is a local nonprofit that provides members with political programs designed to engage residents of the Puget Sound region in topics related to civil health. Content is provided at meetings and via their website and social media platforms. Recently, CityClub opened up their programming to non-members through a scholarship program. One of the


Thousands Protest Sessions’ Resignation

In the wake of the midterm elections of November 6th and the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by request of President Trump, and the subsequent appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting Attorney General, protests around the nation sprang up, including one on Thursday, the 8th, organized by the activist group No One Is Above

Archaeology Class Dig (1)

Central Students Dig Archaeology Class

This week, Seattle Central Archaeology students were treated to an over-the-top experiential educational opportunity. Susan Barclay, the instructor for several anthropology courses here at Central, including Medical Anthropology, was a last minute substitution to teach ANTH 204 this quarter, replacing tenured instructor Mohamad Al-Madani, who is taking this quarter off. Barclay’s classes are often highly

Nikita Oliver

Nikkita Oliver – Poetic and Political Powerhouse

You might recall the name Nikkita Oliver from the most recent mayoral election.  I had no clue what she was about other than that, but I had an opportunity to witness her in action at a recent event here at SCC, and as it turns out, Nikkita Oliver is kind of hard to pin down.

Liya Djamilova

DACA – An Interview with Liya Djamilova

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is a government program which allows young recipients to have legal protection in the U.S.A. It is currently waiting on a judicial ruling that was initiated by then President Barack Obama in 2012 and under threat of being shut down by now President Trump.  Recently, a few lawsuits have

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