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The Seattle Collegian

A Letter from the Editor

To our readers, Student journalism has returned to Seattle Central College. Johnny Horton, English instructor and our faculty advisor, hired a board of editors at the end of fall quarter. Winter quarter, we hired a web team headed by student Emilio Chavez to design our initial web platform while we…

Seattle Central Student Leaders Recognized

Seattle Central College (SCC) students Emilio Chavez, Jie Shan, and Omar Osman received awards for their exceptional leadership at The Board of Trustees meeting on April 12, 2018. The members of the Board of Trustees and Dr. Sheila Lang, SCC’s president, thanked the students for their commitment and the services…

Sustainability Practices: Seattle Central to Install Solar Panels

Note from the editor: Rebecca Barbanell is a Seattle Central student interning with the District Sustainability Office. She will be writing a regular column for the Seattle Collegian about efforts the school is undertaking to become more sustainable. Barbanell says she is here to “promote and stand by sustainability practices…

Instructor’s Poster Defaced

Late last Wednesday morning, faculty discovered that someone had placed a large sticker which read “it’s okay to be white” on psychology instructor Charles Jeffreys’ office window, obscuring a poster that claims composer Ludwig van Beethoven was of African ancestry. The poster is mounted behind the widow’s glass and was…

Progress Beyond Protest

On March 1st, a keynote on marginalized and disenfranchised Black youth was held in BE 1110 and led by Dominque Davis, CEO of Community Passageways (CP), a non-profit organization based in Seattle. Just within the past 12 months, CP has been able to expunge 22 high-end felonies—gun charges, shooting incidents,…

African Cultural Night

On the evening of March 10th, the African Student Association hosted a spectacular event with poets, dancers, artists and much more to celebrate their cultural values.  The African Cultural Night was held in the One World dining room, and the was packed with diverse students from the moment I stepped…