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Posts tagged as “COSI”

COSI talk: Youth activism

This past week on Thursday, March 5, Chloe Yeo, a member of a well known youth-led political movement visited Seattle Central College to discuss youth activism as part of the Conversations on Social Issues (COSI). Yeo is an activist involved with climate change, specifically the Sunrise Movement, a group whose…

COSI talk: The problem with commodifying information

Have you ever noticed targeted ads appearing in your Facebook or Instagram feeds after searching for a particular product online? Why are textbooks so costly? Dave Ellenwood, librarian, presented The Problem with Commodifying Information at Thursday’s COSI. The word commodity brings to mind tangible goods and raw materials for sale…

COSI: A focus on the immigrant and refugee students at Central

This past week on Thursday, October 18, a discussion -part of the Conversations on Social Issues (COSI) series- was held in room A of the Seattle Central Library. This talk focused on the stories of immigrants and refugees coming to The United States and their experiences with the feelings, challenges,…

Spotlight on Juneteenth: The Central Conversation Continues

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, or Freedom Day, gets its name from its date – June 19. Commemorating the official freedom of all slaves in the United States (specifically in the former Confederate States of America,) this American holiday celebrates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition…