The Ebbtide

Firearm Policies: To Protect or Perpetuate? – Gun Laws in Two States

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

December 9, 2017

On Oct. 1, 58 people were shot and killed. Over 546 others were injured. Today, the conversation on gun control continues. Stephen Paddock perpetrated America’s worst mass shooting with a legally purchased AR-15 semi- automatic rifle. From his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las...

Beyond the Spray Paint: Trees in Sweaters and Flowers in Molotov Cocktails

November 11, 2017

The desire to create graffiti has nearly as many manifestations as the street art community has mediums. Whatever label is given to the medium, if it’s yarn bombing, spray painting or releasing balloons above a lake, public art, and street art, are in Seattle — and the world — to stay. Graffiti...

5 Things to Do in November

November 11, 2017

It’s November, and for those of you who don’t have a birthday this month (dear god, I’m so old), you may find yourself subject to some seasonal blahs as the rain kicks back into full gear and you wave goodbye to temperatures in the 60s. So here’s a few activities to keep you occupied. You know,...

Lessons of a Life Well Lived; A Memorial – An Attitude of Gratitude

Lessons of a Life Well Lived; A Memorial - An Attitude of Gratitude

November 11, 2017

A Facebook posting late on the night of June 17 spread the news that Sabrina Alberstein had died. “Devastated by the loss of Sabrina Alberstein who recently passed away," Michelle Carlson posted, "My bold, brave and unbelievable best friend of over 25 years shaped my life in ways that I will forever...

Word on the Street: Does seeing other people cheat upset you?

May 31, 2017

I mean, since I’ve been here, I haven’t seen anyone cheat yet. (But) I think they’re cheating themselves because they’re paying their money, so they’re just wasting their time. It doesn’t upset me personally because, I mean, some people just want to get their diploma and go, so it doesn...

Word on the Street: What’s your favorite command on the computer?

May 14, 2017

“Copy and paste. I copy and paste a lot of stuff: memes, quotes.” -Alice Morgenstern “I guess copy because what can’t you do with it.” -Kia Burt “Everything.” -Lee Marshall Brown “Delete. I’m constantly correcting things.” -Eunha Oh “Command copy. It makes transferring informati...

Word on the Street: What would you do if you knew you could never fail?

April 29, 2017

I’ll just keep winning on everything and keep the money coming. -Chris Tucker I’ll complete my biggest goal. No, I will not tell you, it’s a secret. -Batsuld Bazarragchaa Teleport. -Sophia Pryor I would probably apply (for) a job in a big oil company and be the CEO right away. -Justin Ku...

Word on the Street: What is your musical guilty pleasure?

April 15, 2017

Soundtracks from “My Sister’s Keeper,” and “A Walk to Remember.” -Thanasath Siripornrungrueng Latin groove. Every time I show my friends it, they crack up. I actually don’t mind Nick Jonas. -Tessa Gelder I like the song “I Kissed a Girl.” I like the tone, but something about it seems kind of beaut...

Word on the Street: What’s Something You Really Like But People Don’t Really Get?

March 19, 2017

I like to work a lot. I’m a workaholic. -Sophia Khan I like walking in the rain. … I just enjoy it. -Natsnet Demoz Radiohead. I tell that to my friends and they think I’m depressed. -Sesario Imanputera Working retail. I like working with people and helping them solve problems —...

Word on the Street : What Gives You Hope?

March 4, 2017

The fact that I live in a place where people aren’t so biased. … As a Muslim person, I don’t need to worry about being judged when I go out, which isn’t true about some other areas of this country. -Zeharaa Al-Hamad My achievements. -Rekik Hirabo The small interactions between people...

Letters to the Editor

February 17, 2017

Dear Ebbtide, I had such an upsetting experience on the evening of January 18th that I am still shaken from it: It was dark and raining at 6:15pm, as I approached the east Metro bus stop, inside of the main entrance to SCC campus. Suddenly, I tripped violently on a raised crack in the sidewalk and...

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