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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 […]

Where to Go for a “Cup o’ Joe”

October 7, 2008 0

By Britten Stark and Kaitlin Strohschein There are many coffee shops on campus. Though Tully’s coffee seems to dominate the BCC landscape, there are other options available. There are several […]

Understanding the economic crisis

October 7, 2008 0

A helpful and easy guide for students By Kaitlin Strohschein If the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 777 points (as it did on September 29, 2008) for 14 days […]

Taking a closer look at the Geek Pit

October 1, 2008 0

A historical and cultural study By Kaitlin Strohschein For almost a decade, the ways and history of the people of the Geek Pit have remained enigmatic to the outside world. […]

The Electronic Entertainment Expo

August 10, 2008 0

Written by: Christopher Wood The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place two weeks ago on July 14-17. The E3 is a trade show and expo for the video game industry […]

My Favorite Things: Mamma Mia!

July 30, 2008 0

Written by: Susanna Pehrson World class actors paired with well-known catchy songs and a story that makes you laugh hysterically can’t go wrong, especially not if you add a scenic […]

My Favorite Things: The Pursuit of Happiness

July 26, 2008 0

Written by: Kaitlin Strohschein Blaise Pascal, the French mathematician and philosopher said, “All men seek happiness. This is without exception. Whatever different means they employ, they all tend to this […]

BCC: A culturally accepting college?

July 8, 2008 0

Written by: Elizabeth Ballinger When students in her English class ask first-year student Fahima Mohamed where she’s from, she usually says Seattle. “

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