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COVID19 and discrimination

On February 29, the governor of Washington state, Jay Inslee, declared a state of emergency, with confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the rise. The virus, which started in Wuhan, China on December 1, 2019, has spread globally.  Coronavirus is considered to be highly contagious and is spread…

Can food service workers climb out of the dishpit in the wake of COVID19?

Late on March 15 2020, Governor Jay Inslee released a new mandate on COVID-19 precautions. Bars were to close, restaurants would go to take-out service only and gatherings of over 50 people were banned. In King county, the effect took hold immediately and the rest of the state would wake…

Mental health resources on campus

For many  Seattle Central students, mental health is an overlooked priority to success. Students are not taught coping skills prior to college, how to navigate the healthcare system for services, or to ask for help. Burnout is on the rise with millenials, and steadily been climbing for Gen-xers. The issue…

Vote Rossa For Mascot Ad Campaign

Check out our campaign video for Rossa for Mascot! Vote for Rossa. Email mascot.central@seattlecolleges.edu by Friday, February 14th, using “Rossa for Mascot” as the subject line.   Also, check out our article about Rossa, here. While you’re there, check out the rest of our YouTube channel, and don’t forget to like…

Proper procedure of recycling: For the sustainability of the Earth

“Sustainability is a term that gets overused and misrepresented a lot,” said Adam Maurer, the sustainment coordinator here at Seattle Central College since 2016. “It’s the intersection between the environment, economy, and people, and how those things work in partnership with one another.” Maurer, who earned his Master’s in Environmental…