Proposed student center of controversy
By Michele Thompson, Polaris staff writer . . . On October 22, 2009, a Student Administrative Council (SAC) open discussion meant to assess student opinion on the proposed Student Center quickly turned into a heated exchange. Students, faculty and staff who had only recently become aware of the major project and its financial impact on students spoke out directly against SAC and its Director, Alexis Baranov. Are their concerns legitimate? Was the issue adequately presented? And is the proposed Student Center in the best interest of the students of North?
- See Comment 1 below for full story.
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Bicycle thefts: another look at lock technology
By Ron Chang, Polaris staff writer . . . North Seattle Community College has had 2 bike thefts in the month of October. This may be no reason for alarm on any other campus, but it is unusual for North's relatively safe campus. Jeff Caldwell, the campus safety and security manager, confirmed that the two thefts occurred within six days of each other. Both incidents took place during the evening hours of a typical school day. (See Comment 3.)
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. Around campus there are myriad various sources of frustration as things get broken, need mending or an updated fix. You tell us, we'll put it out there.
(See Comment 4)
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