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High School Inequality in Seattle

Seattle Public Schools operates 18 High Schools all over the city, ranging all the way from Chief Sealth in Southern West Seattle to Nathan Hale in Northern Seattle. With over 25,000 public high school students, 18 schools should be sufficient enough to educate these young minds and provide them with…

Breathing new life into the death industry

On April 19th, 2019, Senate Bill 5001 passed the Washington State Legislation and is headed to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk. If the bill is signed as expected, it will make Washington State the first state in the nation to offer an alternative to traditional burial or cremation; Recomposition. This practice,…

Remembering Nipsey Hussle

“He was like a safe haven to me, I’d always play his music when I’m going through things and need some motivation to get thru ’em. He really motivated me and not just in school, life in general. Hearing about his death just makes me wonder like why did it…

Where have all the classes gone?

Students have been questioning the recent course cancellations for the current spring quarter. Towards the end of March, several classes were cut for the upcoming quarter and the administration had not provided any information to students regarding what’s behind these closures. Faculty members are up in arms regarding the type…

Sad Riot at Emerald City Comic Con

This coming Thursday, March 14th marks the start of Emerald City Comic Con. ECCC is a three day gathering at the Washington State Convention Center that by their own description “delivers the best that the comics and pop culture industry has to offer directly from the creators”. The con features…

Transgender in the Academy Workshop

Stephanie Dyke’s Workshop Highlighting the Experience of Gender Variant Professionals: Seattle Colleges and Beyond On Wednesday, February 27th, the Seattle Central Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosted a transgender resource workshop for students and employees of Seattle Colleges. In room BE 3212, Stephanie Dykes, Ph.D, created a dialogue focusing…