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This is Your Brain on Summer

Tobias Hope-Young

June 14, 2019

HOW TO BE THE SHARPEST TOOL IN THE SHED Summer is nearly upon us: It's time to relax, party hard and relax some more. But it can't all be fun and games because you need to stay on top of your intellectual game or else you might end up returning to school having forgotten everything you learn...

Taking Away Women’s Choice

Tobias Hope-Young

June 1, 2019

THE INTENT BEHIND ALABAMA'S NEW ABORTION BILL Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has recently signed an anti-abortion proposal, House Bill 314 (HB 314), criminalizing people in her state who provide surgical abortions with a punishment of up to 99 years in prison. HB 314 neglected to define who the provid...

Seattle’s Death Greatly Exaggerated

Graphic from KOMO news

Tobias Hope-Young

May 17, 2019

KOMO DOCUMENTARY SPARKS DEBATE This past March, KOMO broadcasted an hour-long film titled “Seattle is Dying.” Graphic from KOMO news The film, which can be found on YouTube, documented the homeless problem in Seattle, the frustrated response from the citizenry and local law enforcement and highlighted a possible solution in the form of the ...

Snowpocalypse: AN ICY RECAP

Tobias Hope-Young

March 4, 2019

The first time was a novelty, the second time was a curiosity and the third time was an inconvenience. It seemed as if the “school closure due to snow” had gone from being an irregularity to the norm as the days started to add up. However, not all colleges seemed bothered by the weather: UW s...

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 ...

Airhead Redemption

Tobias Hope-Young

January 19, 2019

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 supernatural legends that were associated w...

Worth the Rate?

Tobias Hope-Young

December 2, 2018

HOW TRUSTWORTHY IS RATE MY PROFESSOR Choosing the right classes can be difficult, while choosing the right teachers can be even more challenging but just as vital. With the new quarter dawning on us and classes filling up, it's time to stop putting it off and sign up for winter classes. For many, a good...

SCC’s Very Own Rocket Man

Future interstellar colonizer: Harry Phan. PHOTO BY: Nick Molsee.

Tobias Hope-Young

October 6, 2018

FROM VIETNAM TO WASHINGTON. NEXT STOP, SPACE. Harry Phan wants to build a spaceship for interstellar colonization. He says he’s not at the construction phase yet, but he’s making progress, taking classes to become an astronautical engineer. It's a difficult task, but he seems optimistic about his...

Manage Your Minutes

Tobias Hope-Young

June 2, 2018

TIME TIPS FROM AN EXPERT Are you always in a hurry? Do you spend hours wasting time before realizing that there is something vital that you need to be doing and then rush to complete the entire endeavor? If that sounds like you, then chances are you have poor time management skills. But don't...

Sears, Skateboards and Student Services

Sears, Skateboards and Student Services

Tobias Hope-Young

May 12, 2018

CANDIDATES HAVE THEIR SAY One candidate wants to improve the shuttles, another wants to negotiate with a nonexistent Sears over parking space and the third wants to add skateboards to campus life. The associated student government (ASG) presidency is down to the three candidates: Brian Tansil...

No Longer Hidden

Tobias Hope-Young

May 12, 2018

SCC'S FOOD PANTRY MOVES DOWNSTAIRS Students no longer need to trek up the PUB stairs to take advantage of the SCC pantry. The pantry has moved down from the third floor of the PUB to Room 9203 on the main floor. If you haven't heard of the pantry before, don’t worry, because according to Collin Fartale, the Unit...


Stacie Attridge instructing pilates class.

Tobias Hope-Young

March 20, 2018

SHAPE UP WITH PILATES When deciding which workout class to go to I decided to pick the strangest one I could find. Yoga was my first pick but I felt like it was too mainstream so I decided on pilates. I always pictured pilates to be some exercise routine involving crutches and yoga balls, nothing too...

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