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Walkout brings success, but now what?

The April 16th walkout to “[Re]invest in our colleges” at all Seattle Colleges institutions may be over, but for many their fight for funding has just begun. At 8:30 am on Tuesday, April 16, Seattle Colleges walked out. At Seattle Central College (SCC) it wasn’t massive, at least at first;…

Remembering John Singleton

On Monday April 29, 2019 the film industry lost one of its greatest filmmakers, John Singleton. Singleton graduated from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts in 1990, and wrote and directed his first feature which was released the following year. The film was a huge success, and earned Singleton his first…

May Day 2019: El Comité marches

May 1, 2019 saw the annual El Comité Immigrant and Workers’ rights march return for its 20th year. A large crowd of indigenous and immigrant dancers, protesters, and spectators, shadowed by an equally large crowd of police officers, weaved through the streets of Capitol Hill and Downtown, eventually congregating at…

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…

Police but no protest at Seattle Central

At 4:00 pm in the afternoon of Wednesday February 20, approximately 15 police officers arrived at Seattle Central in anticipation of a protest against Trump’s border wall. The protest never happened. In the wake of the president’s February 15 decision to declare a state of emergency to secure funding for…

Fearless Burglar at Central May Return

In a mass email alert sent to students and staff the morning of Friday, January 18, Seattle Central’s Public Information Office (PIO) stated that “on Thursday [January 17], a person on our campus accessed secure areas and stole several items.” The message continues on to state that “surveillance video shows…

911 Outages Leave Many Concerned

Thursday evening (at approximately 9:00 pm PST), many 911 callers failed to reach their local 911 call center in states across the country. At 10:01 pm that night, SeattleAlert sent out a message to all Seattleites with the subject “911 OUTAGE-MAJOR DISRUPTION” stating “If you have an emergency and cannot…

Bernardo Bertolucci: A Filmmaker’s Legacy

On November 26, 2018, one of the world’s greatest filmmaking pioneers passed away. Director Bernardo Bertolucci was born in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy in 1941, and started his career as an assistant director. Bertolucci attended Rome University, where he also became well known for his poetry. Bertolucci helmed many films, his…