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Quarantine: Day 12

In June of 2018, I retired from 22 years of active duty military service with the U.S. Coast Guard. My last assignment was a four-year position with a four-person disaster response unit that kept me on the road or in the air for 200 days of the year as I traveled…

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…

Opinion: “We are deeply concerned” an open letter to Jay Inslee

Dear Governor Inslee, We are deeply concerned by the dangers the COVID-19 pandemic creates for our incarcerated population in Washington. We have already seen COVID-19s devastating impact on the residents at LifeCare. Our nursing homes house many of our older and often medically fragile community members and we recognize that…

Future of the SCC Bookstore looks uncertain

Seattle Central College Bookstore, located across Seattle Central’s Broadway Edison Building, has been providing Seattle Central College students access to get textbooks more conveniently on campus for years. On February 4th, 2020, the Associated Student Council of Seattle Central (ASC) sent an email to students stating the forthcoming closure of…

Continuing Education classes remain on campus despite closures

Continuing Education classes on the Seattle Central Campus will finish out this week despite moving to mandatory on-line modalities for credited classes. Seattle Central offers a wide array of non-credit classes designed for working and older students. The classes are paid in full by the students and do not qualify…