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Extended Warning: The ROC Walkout (Video)

On April 16th, Seattle Central college faculty, staff, and students all took part in the ROC Walk Out. North and South Seattle Colleges also participated. ROC stands for ReInvest in Our Colleges, and it was sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). At the Seattle Central campus, our very…

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Elevator updates continue at SCC’s BE Building.   As most students have likely noticed, Seattle Central College has several elevator and restroom upgrades going on during spring quarter. David Ernevad, Director of Facilities and Special Projects, said that the projects are going exceptionally well. Although renovations are on or ahead…

North Seattle College Walkout

Just a short drive from Seattle Central, North Seattle College participated in the district-wide all-campus walk out on April 16th, 2019. These coordinated walk-outs are connected by the American Federation of Teachers, an organization that has been comprehensive in the support of staff at Seattle Colleges. Their “(Re)invest in Our…

U.S. Vets Shout in the Face of Oppression

On April 12th, 2019, the Department of Defense began to implement Directive-Type Memorandum 19-004, an action that will prohibit openly transgender people from serving in the United States military. This bill began circulation on April 23rd of 2018, and is now being put into practice by our Armed Services. In…

Unalarming fire alarm in SAM

At 9:15 on the morning of March 15, the fire alarm in Seattle Central’s Science and Math building (SAM) went off. All students and staff in the building evacuated and waited for nearly 30 minutes as the fire department arrived, cleared the building, and left. According to the Security Office…

Metro shakes up fare enforcement

As of March 2019, King County Metro will be changing how it enforces payment on buses, including Rapid Ride, especially those on Third Avenue. The changes to the fare violation program will no longer make failure to pay a fare citation misdemeanor, meaning violators won’t need to go to court…