The Ebbtide

Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Student’s Story

Jordan Ghita

March 6, 2020

When Brandon González first came to Seattle from his home in Costa Rica a couple of years ago, he didn’t expect the weather to change his mood. González felt that his mood immediately became very low, especially during the winter months. At first, he thought it was just because he was mis...

Opinion: Privacy In Journalism — Where do we draw the line?

Jordan Ghita

February 9, 2020

On Jan. 26, 2020, the news of basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s death stunned the world. However, also shocking was the way in which this news was shared. TMZ was the first to report the news mere hours after the fatal helicopter crash, before law enforcement officials even had a chance to share the...

Opinion: The Australian Bushfires– More Than Meets The Eye

Opinion: The Australian Bushfires-- More Than Meets The Eye

Jordan Ghita

January 24, 2020

The recent media coverage of Australia’s wildfires is leaving one question largely unanswered: How are the region’s First Nations people being affected? What is happening? Due to severe droughts, a series of bushfires beginning December 2019 have been burning across the continent. In her Jan. 8, ...


Jordan Ghita

June 15, 2019

HOW A LOCAL STAPLE LET ME DOWN Sometimes for music festivals, the cons outweigh the pros and people are left empty-handed. Bumbershoot — Seattle's biggest music, comedy and arts festival — takes over Seattle Center every year over Labor Day weekend. It is an event that many Seattleites ...

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

The Grass Isn't Always Greener

Jordan Ghita

May 19, 2019

SUSTAINABILITY OR MARKETING SCHEME? The fashion industry is responsible for 10 percent of the global carbon footprint, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Furthermore, the EPA estimates that the average American will throw away about 81 pounds of clothing this year. All of this 81 pound loa...

The Highs and Lows of Hiking

The Highs and Lows of Hiking

Jordan Ghita

December 2, 2018

TALES FROM THE TRAILS When SCC Hiking Club President Angela Li went hiking alone in Issaquah’s Tiger Mountains, she didn’t expect to run into a family of bears. Li had been walking along the trail when she paused to take in the lush, woody atmosphere. Time stopped for a second, and the noise of everyd...

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