Daily Archives: April 21, 2019

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Mr. Worldwide

RECRUITER SHOWS THE “GOOD” SIDE OF SCC Rylan Good is something of a journeyman. At six months old, Good, originally from Korea, was adopted by a white family in a small town in Pennsylvania. He hasn’t stopped traveling since, as shown by the souvenirs from his travels that fill his office: prayer flags from Nepal,…

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“We’ve Had Enough!”

SCC was ablaze with passionate speakers and enthusiastic crowds as underpaid faculty and staff cried “no more!” The failure of Washington state to tax the rich and properly fund higher education came to a head on April 16, 2019 when nine community and technical colleges (CTCs) in the Seattle area held staff and student walkouts….

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Apollo 11 Lands in Museum of Flight

SEATTLE DEBUTS “DESTINATION MOON” EXHIBIT A slice of space history has landed in Seattle, and you can see it in person. Artifacts from the famed Apollo 11 mission that first took astronauts to the moon in 1969 have been loaned from Washington D.C.’s Smithsonian to Seattle’s Museum of Flight, with a brand new exhibit called…

“The Twilight Zone” Returns

ENTERING JORDAN PEELE’S FIFTH DIMENSION From a legacy of mystery that began 60 years ago, “The Twilight Zone” has returned to its well-deserved place in the spotlight. Hosted by Rod Serling, the original television show ran from 1959 to 1964 featuring tales of science fiction known for their twist endings and moral messages. After previous…

The Mechanics of Love and Death

A REVIEW OF NETFLIX’S NEW ANIMATED ANTHOLOGY The recent release of “Love, Death, and Robots,” an animated anthology on Netflix, has been creating buzz. It even received a 90 percent average audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. Like the name suggests, this collection of animated shorts spans on a wide range of narratives and art styles,…

Relationship Con(text)

MAKING MOBILE COMMUNICATION THE NORM When thinking of communicating in the present, one might see a drastic change in how we have come to engage in social interaction. Gone are days when people carefully planned who they wanted to dial. Mobile phones are the new age of communication. Those wishing to avoid direct communication, or…

The Smoke Will Clear

WASHINGTON’S NEW TOBACCO LAW IS A GOOD THING The easiest way to stop an addiction? Never let it start. Washington is now the ninth state to formally sign into law legislation that prevents people under the age of 21 from purchasing cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Increasing the smoking age…

It’s My Party and I’ll Die If I Want To

NEW LAW LEAVES YOUNG SMOKERS IN LIMBO Come Jan. 1, 2020, I will no longer be permitted to purchase, and in effect, smoke cigarettes under a new Washington state law. The age for purchasing tobacco products will be raised from 18 to 21, and I will be 20, one of the few generations worth of…

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