The Ebbtide

Let Women Call the Shots

Juan Páez

February 20, 2019

A MALE PERSPECTIVE ON UNDERREPRESENTATION My childhood was marked by two things: my father’s abandonment, and the presence of powerful women who replaced him. As I grew up, I noticed that men exerted power over many. They were my doctors, my politicians, my scientists, my sports idols. But m...

I Believe: Men Can Be Better

I Believe: Men Can Be Better

Joshua Groom

February 20, 2019

GILLETTE AD CHALLENGES MASCULINE IDEALS Outrage has a way of drowning nuance from debates. Men are conditioned by society and mass media to behave in specific ways, leading those who deviate from the given stereotypes to question their identity. Photo Illustration: Joshua Groom You’d have thought the line between all men being sexual harassers ...

News Briefs – Vol 54 Issue 8, February 15, 2019

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

February 20, 2019

President’s Day: Campus Closed Feb. 18 Don’t be silly and come in on your millionth day off of the month. College Rep Visit: Eastern Washington University 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 19; Rm. 5229 Heading to the east side? Representatives from Eastern Washington University will be on campus...

Renting a Risk

Tobias Hope-Young

February 20, 2019

PITFALLS TO BIKE SHARES You can find them sprawled across lawns in the suburbs or on street corners in the cities. They are bikes without homes, and they present a multitude of safety and legal issues. These bikes are part of the dockless bike sharing system, where anyone can rent a bike, ride ...

Winter Safety Tips

Elizabeth Joyce

February 20, 2019

We all have to travel in these cold winter conditions. Keep the following things in mind to help you stay warm and comfortable out there: Step carefully: Tread carefully in the ice and snow. It’s easy to slip, so watch where you walk and avoid icy, steep sidewalks and stairs. Keep moving: W...

Harrass (Not) Meant

Travis Tribble

February 20, 2019

THE BLURRED LINE BETWEEN FLIRTING AND HURTING Some pitfalls to flirting can come from knowing the line between charming and creepy. Cupid's arrow claimed many hearts this Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. While there are people that find flirting easy, many find it awkward or diffic...

Melts in Your Mouth

Melts in Your Mouth

Forrest Baum

February 20, 2019

BEST CHOCOLATE TO WOO YOUR SWEETIE You’re on campus and have a sudden craving for chocolate. Or, you realize you didn’t get your partner or friend a post-Valentine’s Day gift and you’re hustling to find something sweet for your sweetie. SCC’s store in the first floor of the PUB does off...

When the Going Gets Tough, Get Going

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

February 20, 2019

LEAVE THAT TOXIC RELATIONSHIP BEHIND Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but toxic relationships can exist in any month, on any day and at any time. You may find yourself in one without even realizing it. “Toxic” is a common word which gets attributed to people’s miserable connections with o...

Home Safe Home?

Teshan Laucirica

February 20, 2019

PROTECTING WOMEN SHOULD BE A PRIORITY It is estimated that one in five women will experience sexual assault or rape during their college years, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). While a much lower percentage of their population is affected compared to women, college-aged men also ...

Audio Love

Shari Sung

February 20, 2019

THERE’S ALWAYS A TUNE FOR YOU Music is a constructive way to express your feelings. Love, in particular, can be connected through music. Through music you can understand the emotions of others and therefore connect your own experiences with them. Songs about having a crush: Having a cru...

Pain for Gain

CJ Priebe

February 20, 2019

A PLAYLIST FOR THE LONELY HEARTS You might be reading this paper and be thinking, “Wow, the Ebbtide is speaking quite a bit about relationships this week. What about the other side of things?” Loneliness is ridiculously common; we all feel it from time to time. What's strange about loneliness...

Love: A Universal Language

More than 80 couples join the mass wedding at Mandaue City, Cebu. A lot of couples avail of mass weddings because it is cheaper as it is usually sponsored by the city government like this one here. (Cheryl Baldicantos)

Natasha Sidik

February 20, 2019

WORLDWIDE VALENTINE TRADITIONS Whether you are in a committed relationship or not, the history and diverse cultures of Valentine’s Day may still be something you’d be interested in. The name “Valentine” itself derives from St. Valentine, a Roman Catholic priest. Although there are many unc...

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