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The Multiplicity of Oppression

This month, marginalized communities everywhere have much to celebrate. June is, of course, PRIDE Month, and also holds space for Juneteenth and the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. There is an intercultural significance between these three events for people like myself. As a Queer-identified Person of Color, an avid advocate for…

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;…

Walk with SCC in the Seattle Pride Parade

Happy Pride Month! Have you ever wanted to walk in the Pride Parade? Whether you already have or want to, come join the Seattle Colleges faculty, staff, students, family, and friends. Show your pride as LGBTQIA+ student of one of the Seattle Colleges. Allies are also especially welcome to walk…

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…

Asylum Seekers Held in Tuition Limbo

Without in-state tuition grants, pending asylum applicants at Seattle Central College find it difficult to get an education. These are individuals who have fled war-torn countries, leaving everything behind to start a new life. Most of them are separated from their families and have to wait for years in the…