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New sustainability concentration offered at BC

Starting this coming fall quarter, Bellevue College is going to be offering a new interdisciplinary concentration in the field of sustainability. According to Sonya Doucette, the sustainability concentration coordinator, this new concentration was formed because the faculty saw “a lot of demand for it on the student side.” Doucette was one of the driving forces in proposing and pushing for this

Opinions

New disability bill will reduce rights and freedom

Neuro-divergent folks get a really short end of the stick here in America. Mental health services are virtually non-existent in many places, and tragically under-funded in most others. The mentally ill are routinely and disproportionately abused at every level, be they inmates, patients or public citizens. Now, a new bill in Congress seeks to make the situation worse. According

Arts & Features

Light of Night

The Taiwanese Student Association organized a “Light of Night” Taiwanese market on the Bellevue College Campus on Friday, June 10. Supported by the Associated Student Government and the International Student Association, TSA President Evangeline Lang and a volunteer team consisting of about 15 TSA members were in charge of different tasks and put the event together. “We want to let more people at

The Edge

Nara Japanese Resturant in Redmond offers fine authentic cuisine

In Redmond, tucked into a little shopping center in the old rail yard district, there is a little sushi place called Nara Japanese Restaurant. Brimming with personality, atmosphere and good food, the restaurant has been a local fixture for 27 years. After even a single visit, it’s not hard to see why. From the paper lanterns to the traditional dividing walls and long sushi bar, the place looks

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New disability bill will reduce rights and freedom

Neuro-divergent folks get a really short end of the stick here in America. Mental health services are virtually non-existent in many places, and tragically under-funded in most others. The mentally ill are routinely and disproportionately abused at every level, be they inmates, patients or public citizens. Now, a new bill in Congress seeks to make […]

Campus Operations and administration drafting new master plan

Beginning three years after the state legislature authorized two year schools to be established in counties with existing four year schools, Bellevue College began with evening classes hosted at Newport High School. In the last 50 years it has since become the second largest school in state behind only UW and the largest two-year school […]

Food deserts are a major issue

Food deserts are a growing problem in select areas around the country. They tend to occur in low income zones. What this means is that there is no access to a grocery store that has healthy, fresh products for miles in every direction. The distance could even be as far as 10 or more miles […]

Enjoying the moment completely is more important than posting about it on social media

Seeing something beautiful or enjoying a funny moment used to be a natural part of life. Enjoyment was part of the routine. Now a notable, funny or surprising event is an instant reach for a phone or other way to record and share the experience. With so much access to anything we want, we become […]

Washington weather patterns have changed

When I moved to Washington about eight years ago, one of the things I instantly noticed was different from the other places I had lived was the weather. It was so strange to me that instead of pouring down in storms like it had in New England, rain came down as a sprinkle or drizzle […]

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