The Ebbtide

Harrass (Not) Meant

Travis Tribble

February 20, 2019

THE BLURRED LINE BETWEEN FLIRTING AND HURTING Some pitfalls to flirting can come from knowing the line between charming and creepy. Cupid's arrow claimed many hearts this Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. While there are people that find flirting easy, many find it awkward or diffic...

Melts in Your Mouth

Melts in Your Mouth

Forrest Baum

February 20, 2019

BEST CHOCOLATE TO WOO YOUR SWEETIE You’re on campus and have a sudden craving for chocolate. Or, you realize you didn’t get your partner or friend a post-Valentine’s Day gift and you’re hustling to find something sweet for your sweetie. SCC’s store in the first floor of the PUB does off...

Audio Love

Shari Sung

February 20, 2019

THERE’S ALWAYS A TUNE FOR YOU Music is a constructive way to express your feelings. Love, in particular, can be connected through music. Through music you can understand the emotions of others and therefore connect your own experiences with them. Songs about having a crush: Having a cru...

Pain for Gain

CJ Priebe

February 20, 2019

A PLAYLIST FOR THE LONELY HEARTS You might be reading this paper and be thinking, “Wow, the Ebbtide is speaking quite a bit about relationships this week. What about the other side of things?” Loneliness is ridiculously common; we all feel it from time to time. What's strange about loneliness...

Love: A Universal Language

More than 80 couples join the mass wedding at Mandaue City, Cebu. A lot of couples avail of mass weddings because it is cheaper as it is usually sponsored by the city government like this one here. (Cheryl Baldicantos)

Natasha Sidik

February 20, 2019

WORLDWIDE VALENTINE TRADITIONS Whether you are in a committed relationship or not, the history and diverse cultures of Valentine’s Day may still be something you’d be interested in. The name “Valentine” itself derives from St. Valentine, a Roman Catholic priest. Although there are many unc...

Romantic Washington Getaways

Nova Clark

February 20, 2019

ADD SPICE TO YOUR DAY LESS THAN TWO HOURS AWAY The season of love doesn’t end on Feb. 14 — at these romantic spots, you and your significant other can turn any day into Valentine’s Day. Snoqualmie Falls Just as New York’s Niagara Falls is a notorious honeymoon location, Snoqualmie Fa...

Mrs. Clean

Natasha Sidik

February 4, 2019

DECLUTTERING YOUR HOUSE: THE MARIE KONDO WAY For college students, keeping your place neat is probably something that doesn’t seem significantly important. Beyond the stacks of school, work and chores, re-organizing can easily take a backseat. However, decluttering and cleaning may provide mo...

Happy Lunar New Year

Shari Sung

February 4, 2019

CELEBRATING AN ANNUAL ASIAN TRADITION The Lunar New Year has come again, and both Seattleites and non-Seattleites alike are gearing up for the annual celebration. For many countries, this annual tradition symbolizes new resolutions and hope. This celebration is common in Asia, and different ...

Put the Super in Super Bowl with These Tasty Treats

Elizabeth Joyce

February 4, 2019

Guacamole Ingredients 3 ripe avocados 1-2 limes ½ small white or red onion 2 roma tomatoes Salt and pepper Instructions 1. Cut avocados in half,  remove pit and skin and place in a medium bowl. Mash avocados with a fork until smooth with some small chunks. 2. Dice th...

New Year’s Resolutions: Don’t Bother

Natasha Sidik

January 19, 2019

DO SOMETHING, NOT EVERYTHING I’m a strong believer in the fact that resolutions just don’t work. The long list of things I want will continue to grow — heck, humans are known to have a tendency to want things they don’t have, aren’t we? If I continue making a new set of resolutions every 36...

New Year’s Goals: Why Stop at One?

Elizabeth Joyce

January 19, 2019

ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO MAKE REALIST RESOLUTIONS Making a Resolution can seem daunting — but it doesn’t have to be. Firstly, there is no reason they cannot be made further into the year. Secondly, be realistic and specific. Choose something you truly can and want to do; you probably will not...

More Cheers, Less Jeers

Ed Strong

January 19, 2019

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 massive underdogs, the Huskies had managed to stay close, trail...

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