More Cheers, Less Jeers

AN OPEN LETTER FROM AN OPTIMISTIC SPORTS FAN Dear Pessimist, Recently, a close friend and I were both watching the same game — UW women’s basketball was playing at hated rival fifth-ranked Oregon. Despite coming in to the game as […]

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Airhead Redemption

THE YOUTUBER WHO DESTROYED HIS OWN CAREER In December of 2017, Logan Paul (former Vine star and current YouTube celebrity) hiked into the infamous Aokigahara forest, commonly known as the “Suicide Forest.” Paul’s intended purpose was to delve into the […]

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It’s Good To Be Hated

THE CONGRESSWOMAN WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST Maybe you’ve heard of her, maybe you haven’t yet; either way, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) has come under fire as a new member of Congress. She’s a Democrat born in the Bronx and is […]

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Bike to the Future

AN ELECTRIC ALTERNATIVE See all those cars lined up from the four-way stop the whole way up to SCC’s parking lot? The problem is simple geometry. Most cars are wide enough for two but usually carry only one person. Think […]

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Depression and Me

A PERSONAL INSIGHT INTO MENTAL ILLNESS In 2015, I contemplated my death and nearly walked into the path of an oncoming truck. In 2016, I was hospitalized for my first suicide attempt. In 2017, I miscarried and was once again […]

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Fine Lies and White Lies

SPONSORSHIP, CONTENT OR BOTH? I believe the world runs on love. Many people believe the world runs on money. Here’s an example: In 1939, the Radio Corporation of America televised the New York World’s Fair, which included a speech by […]

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American Enough?

A CHALLENGED IDENTITY The image of a stereotypical American doesn’t fit with what most people would consider “American ideals,” a country that sells itself as a melting pot for multiculturalism. With the recent success of blockbusters starring non-traditional actors like […]

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