Final letter from the editor, ’13-’14

My last letter from the editor as EiC of the Central Circuit.

Central Circuit

Published in the June ’14 Circuit.

The end is nigh.

Not for the world – that’ll take at least a few more decades of pollution, war, and capital. But for this year’s Circuit and the staff that brought it to you, time has run out. This is our last issue for the 2013-’14 school year.

Did we accomplish anything? With $50k of students’ money, did we leave the school better than we found it?

Yes. We’ve brought serious journalism back to Seattle Central, transforming the student magazine from a hobby into an advocate – from a student-funded brochure for the college into a bona fide news source. We’ve created a space for critical discussion of social issues, including wealth, governance, race, and gender. We’ve defined student press as a tool for student democracy, demanding that college administrators be held accountable to students for their actions and that students make themselves…

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