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Week In Review

HUNGRY HASHTAGS: The Buzz reopened for business on Monday, December 2,  and introduced a new player in their perfectly pastrified arsenal: a grilled chicken Bánh mì. Excited about its debut, I picked one up in my frenzied hysteria of the in-between class rush. People of the Internet, I declare my…

Buzzkill

Seattle Central College students who normally enjoy pastries, coffee, or espresso from the Buzz cafe received an unwelcome surprise on the morning of Monday, November 25 when they entered the Broadway Edison building to find the cafe mysteriously closed.  “I love lattes,” said student, Takayoshi Tanaka, “but when I haven’t…

Key cards far from rollout

For the better part of the last year, Seattle Central College has been planning to create a key-card entry system effective enough to implement on the entire school, save the entry of Broadway Edison and the Buzz Cafe. As complicated as any all-school system may be, the key card system…

WA bill brings hope for homeless college students

In Washington state, homelessness has become an epidemic. For homeless college students, having to navigate educational institutions brings additional intersecting challenges. According to a 2018 report released by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice, “Of 43,000 students surveyed at dozens of two and four-year colleges and universities in…

Week in review

Climate chaos… Oh Pacific Northwest fall…how we love you so. The chilly evenings, the morning mist the perpetual showers and the unending task of finding the right amount of layers to wear at any given time. The season is ripe for sweaty afternoons sandwiched by morning and evening chills, and…

SCC’s Re-entry program has high success rate despite obstacles

Director of Student Support Programs, Molly Mitchell, oversees Seattle Central’s re-entry program for former or currently incarcerated students. Located on the third floor, the reentry program supports students navigating their new lives on the outside by offering referrals to school counselors, acting as a liaison between students and corrections officers…

Introducing Central’s Behavioral Intervention Team

The mission of Seattle Central College’s Behavioral Intervention Team’s (BIT) is to provide a safe environment for the campus community through collaboration, information collection, risk assessment, and intervention.  BIT’s history began in the Spring of 2011 as a way to address reports of students being disruptive, getting angry or being…