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Campus takes MLK dream into new era

January 12, 2009 0

Forty-six years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood at the Lincoln Memorial and told 250,000 civil rights supporters of a very particular dream he had, members of […]

Employee caught stealing equipment

January 5, 2009 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger.A BCC employee was arrested on campus at 5:31 am, December 9, for incidents of theft spanning the last several monthes. The suspect, who was caught in the […]

Governor urges $30 million higher ed. cut

January 5, 2009 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger. For the next two years, Governor Chris Gregoire has proposed a $300 million dollar cut across the board for community and technical colleges, a total 8.3% cut. […]

Student health an ASG focus

December 2, 2008 0

By Brook Stallings.The Associated Student Government (ASG) is exploring ways to provide a comprehensive health insurance program to all BCC students. ASG President Amanda Alva said they will ask students […]

BCC may lose $6.7 million in funds

December 2, 2008 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger.BCC may face up to $6.7 million in state budget cuts over the next two years. In response to a report issued last week by the Washington State […]

Stress before finals

December 2, 2008 0

By Brook Stallings.The Campus Activities Board and the Peer to Peer Mentoring Program will host the Winter Destress Fest from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at […]

New student fee for green projects

November 25, 2008 0

By Elizabeth BallingerA new fee will be added to registration costs beginning winter quarter, creating a pool of money for students to turn their campus green. The Student Environmental Sustainability […]

ASG funds open gym

November 25, 2008 0

By Adam MagnoniBCC’s Associated Student Government (ASG) met on Nov. 11 for the weekly Board of Directors (BOD) meeting. The board funded the open gym program, heard again from Katie […]

Policy will cut textbook costs

November 18, 2008 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger. Textbook prices might not be as expensive for next year’s students. A motion to adopt a course material cost saving policy was passed at BCC’s board of […]

Tolerance shaped modern Iraq

November 18, 2008 0

By Brook Shielding. In a talk on Nov. 13, retired school administrator and Iraqi expatriate, Aida Kouyoumjian said to an audience of 15 that Iraq was a civilized country with […]

ASG approves diversity workshop funding

November 11, 2008 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger The Associate Student Government (ASG) approved funding for a diversity workshop to be held during Martin Luther King Week in February at their recent Nov. 6 Board […]

BCC hosts international scholar from Tunisia

November 11, 2008 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger Akrem Rebhi never planned on being a teacher. This year, however, Rebhi is hosted by BCC as their seventh annual International Scholar-in-Residence. Rebhi will spend a year […]

Health Science gets new director

November 11, 2008 0

By Elizabeth Ballinger Students in Issaquah public high schools know her as the “Condom Lady.” As of September, she’s BCC’s new director of the Health Science Institute. Sheryl Berman, a […]

Inmates help ecologist fight deforestation

November 11, 2008 0

By Scott Carlson Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, an instructor from Evergreen State College (TESC) and ecologist for National Geographic, spoke to BCC science students last Tuesday on some of the unorthodox […]

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