Arts & Features articles

Students, faculty, administration combat homophobia

November 18, 2008 0

By Kimberly Absher.In spite of efforts made by students, staff, Multi-Cultural Services’ LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, questioning) division, and the GSA club (gay-straight alliance), some students who are gay, […]

Idioms: “As certain as death and taxes.”

November 18, 2008 0

By Kaitlin Strohschein. People pay taxes. Then, they die. The above idiom suggests that death and taxes are among life’s unpleasant inevitabilities. Two authors are credited with invention of the […]

Steve Ferreira: wheelchair athlete

November 11, 2008 0

By Brook StallingsSteve Ferreira says lots of people know him at BCC. He is a 20 year old man with cerebral palsy who gets to class in an electric wheelchair. […]

Emergency preparedness on campus

November 11, 2008 0

By Kimberly AbsherThe BCC Public Safety Web site offers directions on what to do in a variety of emergency circumstances, from natural disasters to acts of violence. “The information on […]

BCC reads “The Martian Chronicles”

November 4, 2008 0

By Alex Couture “BCC Reads!” is the title of the campus-wide reading program that aims to encourage students to read a particular book every year that can be discussed and […]

Idioms: “No Pain, No Gain”

November 4, 2008 0

By Kaitlin Strohschein The next time you burn your tongue on a steaming cup of tea remember, “No pain, no gain!” Although this idiom and tea may at first appear […]

Study around the world through BCC

November 4, 2008 0

By Hannah Ander Bellevue Community College gives students a variety of study abroad opportunities in distant countries. A different study abroad location is offered each quarter, and the programs are […]

BCC offers academic success

October 28, 2008 0

By Brook Stallings The Academic Success Center in room D204 has helped tens of thousands of students in the 29 years it has operated, according to Scott Bessho, co-director of […]

Idioms: “Begging the question”

October 28, 2008 0

“Begging the question” is a trick to winning arguments without using logic; it is a logical fallacy. Encarta Encyclopedia defines a logical fallacy as “a mistake made in the process […]

How environmentally friendly is BCC?

October 28, 2008 0

By Kimberly Absher Bellevue Community College has made some major changes in recent years in order to become more environmentally-friendly. The whole construction of the R building was made with […]

Idioms: “A needle in a haystack”

October 21, 2008 0

By Kaitlin Strohschein In Bellevue, it is rather difficult to locate a haystack. Finding a needle within one is well nigh impossible. However, even under the best of circumstances, the […]

How to break in to the fashion industry

October 21, 2008 0

By Kimberly Absher The fashion design industry includes everything from women’s and men’s everyday attire, to children’s clothing, to footwear and accessories, as well as high fashion “haute couture,” or […]

A brief history of crime at BCC

October 21, 2008 0

By Kimberly Absher Sometimes the campus can seem a little creepy. Like at night, after your evening class gets out, or you just saw a play and you are walking […]

Idioms: “My name is mud”

October 14, 2008 0

By Kaitlin Strohschein Merriam Webster Dictionary defines mud as, “soft, wet earth.” It is also the home of earthworms, an ideal substance in which to grow plants, and the main […]

A look at diverse cafeteria staff

October 14, 2008 0

By Martin Hickman Employing a total of 29 students – 28 of them international, the food services area of the cafeteria is a relatively large employer on campus. It’s also […]

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