[News]

Mexico Consol discusses Trump politics in U.S Election

The Consulate General of Mexico in Seattle, Eduardo Baca Cuenca, visited Shoreline Community College as part of the Global Affair Center’s Western Hemisphere series last Thursday. Cuenca discussed trade between the U.S. and Mexico, Mexico’s role as a leader in Central America, and the history behind Mexico’s territory.

After the event however, Cuenca weighed in on Donald Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric.

Margin to Center: New program gives voice to voiceless

A young black child nervously walked up to a police officer and pulled on his sleeve. Having endured several gunshot wounds, the child wondered if the officer would help them find their parents. Instead the child is shaken off, the officer barely having glanced down.

What's new with ASG?

Policy and Procedure Officer Kristia Handojo has been revising ASG’s election rules since fall quarter and has made two major additions: a 50-student signature requirement for those planning to run for office and an appeal process for those accused of committing election misconduct.

Legislation urges in-state colleges to improve accessibility

Two bills are currently being reviewed by committees in the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives propose to make it easier for college students to apply for disabilities services and streamline the transfer of services from a previous school.
SBA president, Ashley Cowan and SCCs Dean of Students Kim Thompson testified in Olympia at the Senate committee of higher education on January 28, along with students and staff from other schools, and all offered their input on what the bill means to them and what they believe the bill intends to do.

Security takes sexual harrassment seriously

On January 15, the Ebbtide published an article titled "Sexual Harassment: Thresholds of Discomfort" where two students discussed their experiences dealing with harassment on Shoreline's campus. The Ebbtide wants to make it clear that campus security encourages students to contact security when faced with similar situations or if they are feeling threatened in anyway.
What follows is a direct quote from Robin Blacksmith, Director of Safety and Security at Shoreline demonstrating the ways in which security can be of assistance to students in harassment situations.

Inaugural Indigenous Students' Summit


The first ever Indigenous Students’ Summit gathered students and non­students in the PUB
dining hall on Saturday to identify and address the problems faced by native students and
discuss potential solutions.
Though the event was originally intended for students with tribal affiliations, it attracted people of
varied cultural backgrounds. Almost everyone contributed a story that provided their own
perspective on the question “what is your medicine?”

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