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McCleary threatens BC’s funding

On Sep. 11, the Washington state legislature was declared in …

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Portable Document Format (PDF) has become one of the most …

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Banned books on campus

Bellevue College is participating in Banned Books Week, a …

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Volleyball team target NWAACC tournament

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Disability Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. It is held each year as a national campaign to raise awareness about disability employment issues and disability in general. The theme this year is “Expect. Employ. Empower.” Back in 1945, NDEAM used to be called “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week” lasted only the first week of [...]

Bombing Iraq yet again

After years of war, heartbreak, protest, death, devastation and horror, President Obama has authorized yet another bombing campaign in Iraq, this time against ISIS forces. To top it off, if airstrikes weren’t enough, 500 more U.S. troops are slated to be deployed to Iraq. Once again, boots will be on the ground to fix our [...]

Registration & attendance procedure is changing

Big changes start winter quarter, or so says the hand out currently being distributed around campus. In short, the time frame to enroll in classes is being shortened, blue cards will be a thing of the past, the period of time for instructor permission enrollment is being shortened and teachers will soon have the ability [...]

Conditional sit-lie law

“No person may sit or lie down upon a public sidewalk, or upon a blanket, chair, stool, or any other object placed upon a public sidewalk, during the hours between 6 a.m. and midnight [in downtown],” states the sit-lie law, which in my opinion, blatantly targets homeless people, but which of course won’t apply to [...]

Small governments for the U.S.

Until the 1850s China had the largest economy in the world. Afterwards it began to fall behind even certain individual Western countries. In 1000 A.D., China was the world’s technological mecca. Gunpowder, paper and even the printing press–which allows mass production of books–all originated in China.How was it that much smaller nations in the far [...]