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Next transfer fair set for April

March 2, 2009 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger.BCC’s next transfer fair will be held April 16th. Thirty baccalaureate colleges and universities are expected to lay out information tables marked by their school colors, and compete […]

Activist speaks for Black History Month

March 2, 2009 0

By Brook Stallings.Why is Black History Month important? Boots Riley, hip-hop artist and political activist, gave 140 BCC community members his answer at his speech on Wednesday at N201. “History […]

Students, faculty take message to Olympia

March 2, 2009 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger.In a state Senate hearing in Olympia last Monday, representatives from BCC went before the legislature to testify on behalf of the senate bill that would allow BCC […]

Floten: “We are still the face of America”

February 16, 2009 0

By Patrick Farricker. Wednesday, BCC President Jean Floten delivered a “Budget Planning Update” at Bellevue’s Carlson Theater. The presentation addressed BCC’s gloomy revenue forecast, which projects additional cuts and reductions […]

Inventor honors Darwin

February 16, 2009 0

By Brook Stallings. In a speech that spanned 10 billion years and disciplines as diverse as agriculture and computer science, Dr. Leroy Hood explained Darwin’s theory of natural selection and […]

ASG funds Black History Month dance

February 16, 2009 0

By Brook Stallings. Black Student Union President Robin Bailey wants to know if you know who invented the traffic light. If you don’t, you will soon have the opportunity to […]

Toll could make BCC commute too costly

February 16, 2009 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger. The bill proposed in the state legislature last Thursday to allow one-way tolling of up to $3.25 on the Highway 520 bridge would put a weighty burden […]

Petition for LGBTQ center

February 13, 2009 0

By Katie Drahos. Students walking by might see the bright rainbow posters hanging up on bulletin boards around campus. Or, as of late, they might find them in a more […]

New four-year degrees added to bill

February 13, 2009 0

By Brook Stallings. BCC has begun the process of developing three new degrees in progressive fields: Green business practice, Dissymmetry, (a new technology in nuclear imaging), and a four-year radiologist […]

Trustees: Plan for worst-case scenario?

February 2, 2009 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger. Reluctant to cut jobs, BCC’s administration will have to lay off teachers and other faculty to meet their $3.5 million target cut for the next two years. […]

Chinese New Year honored by ISA

February 2, 2009 0

By James Storbeck. On Monday and Tuesday, the International Student Association (ISA) brought the Chinese New Year in with a celebration held in the cafeteria here at Bellevue Community College. […]

Bad economy gets students fired-up

February 2, 2009 0

By Brook Stallings. The Associated Student Government (ASG) hosted two “Budget Cut Student Forums” this week to explain how Washington State’s projected $7 billion deficit will likely affect BCC students. […]

ASG challenges Leg. leadership

January 27, 2009 0

By Brook Stalling. At Tuesday’s ASG Board of Directors meeting, ASG President Amanda Alva and other board members challenged ASG Director of Legislative Affairs Vanessa Pantley at length regarding her […]

College enrollment skyrockets in bad economy

January 27, 2009 0

By Chris Mongillo, University of Washington, Olympia Legislative Reporting Internship Program. As Washington’s unemployment rate swells past 6.4 percent, community college officials fear they will have to start turning away […]

Unemployed worker fund running out

January 27, 2009 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger. If BCC’s Worker Retraining program doesn’t get a raise in state funds, they’ll have to start turning unemployed people away. The program, which helps laid-off or displaced […]

Halls filled to see Obama inauguration

January 27, 2009 0

By Brook Stalling. On Tuesday, Barack Hussein Obama took the oath of office of the President of the United States, becoming the nation’s 44th president. Over 400 BCC community members […]

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