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LMC honors Black Lives Matter movement

Over the month of July, the Bellevue College Library and Media Center is showing a “Black Lives Matter” PowerPoint presentation in the lobby. The purpose of this is to honor the lives lost in the South Carolina Church massacre as well as other events of racial discrimination in recent …


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Shrimp farming: A coastal catastrophe

In this day and age where practically every developed country has an open economy, it’s hard to know where every single piece of food or other products people purchase in their daily life, comes from and how it affects the world around them. Truth be told, one probably won’t like what there is to …

Arts & Features

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Bite of Seattle dishes up international cuisine

Bite of Seattle, Festivals Incorporated’s flagship event, hosted over 400,000 people over the weekend. Including over 60 restaurants plus entertainment stages, cooking demonstrations and many other venues, the Bite of Seattle had food from all over the world. …

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Crossroads farmers’ market offers fresh food, music and fun

Farmers’ markets are a mainstay of the American summer, and in King County we are lucky to have many held weekly in a variety of neighborhoods, hosting healthy biodiversity with a smorgasbord of fruits and veggies to sate appetites throughout the season. One of the most accessible farmers’ …

Featured Articles

National attention for Bellevue College OLS

Since its advocacy in summer 2011 and accreditation in December 2006 by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the Occupational Life Skills program has become an integral component of Bellevue College, receiving national attention for being the only program that offers personal enrichment courses and associate’s degree to adults with cognitive disabilities. It has […]

Journey of an art student post-Bellevue College

Bellevue College is commuter college that caters to people of all ages and backgrounds, hosting Running Start students as young as 16 years old, to seniors who wanted to go back to school after decades of absence. Though some students are ready to declare their major starting their first day, others consider the campus a […]

Impressions of Fallout 4

June 3, 2015 delivered a present to gamers everywhere, the announcement of Fallout 4. The fifth installment of the Fallout franchise, Fallout 4 was widely anticipated, and the announcement has sent Fallout fans abuzz. Fallout 4 may be the most hyped and expected game of 2015, some new features aren’t making some fans happy. My […]

California, the great and terrible

In the third week of June, I flew down to San Diego with my stepfather so we could see the vast expanse of California, along with the infrastructure, people and biology within it. As soon as I stepped off the airport I noticed some key differences between Seattle and San Diego. The color palette of […]

Changes to financial aid

Since July 2015, the Financial Aid department at Bellevue College made changes to the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy, or SAP. The SAP is essentially a list of requirements students must meet at the beginning and end of each quarter in order to continue receiving financial aid. First, each student is required to obtain […]

Researching with the RISE Learning Institute

RISE Learning Institute is a new division that was recently launched at Bellevue College. “The Research, Innovation Service  and Experiential Learning Institute is helping to shape the existing and evolving face of learning, teaching and research across Bellevue College through the development of new practices, spaces and attitudes. In combination with this, RISE is reaching […]

BC graduate wins interior design competition

Jennifer Baarley, who recently graduated from Bellevue College in March, was part of a four student team who placed first in the International Interior Design Association local student charette. A charette  is any collaborative session in which a group of designers draft a design or a solution to a design problem. The local student charette  […]