Seattle Central Community College Student Newspaper Returns

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Ending a four-year absence, a feisty little newspaper written by Seattle Central Community College students returned to print this week, after living only online for the past two years.

"WE'RE BACK!" trumpeted the headline on the front page of the New City Collegian.

On Tuesday evening, the Collegian staff met outside the college's Broadway Performance Hall to celebrate the printed paper. Executive editor Sebastian Garrett-Singh beamed as he handed out copies to staffers who had spent many long hours breathing new life into the publication.

For now, this edition was a one-time return to print for the independent college newspaper. But Garrett-Singh hopes to print at least once more over the summer quarter, then try to make enough money through advertising and student-activity fees to print biweekly, or even weekly, in the fall.

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