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At Home Abroad: There’s a Jolly Chimp in Every Mind

At Home Abroad: There’s a Jolly Chimp in Every Mind

Larissa Odabai, Marketing Manager March 19, 2021

My pillowcase smells like fresh laundry. I turn left, then right, then left again. I try to grab the blanket with my toes to pull it down a little further. I can’t remember if I’ve locked the...

How Quarantine Transformed My Relationships

How Quarantine Transformed My Relationships

Emma Dortsch, Copy Editor February 19, 2021

My daily life has been spent almost entirely at home since COVID-19 hit Washington state, with little in-person interaction aside from my immediate family members. I had no problem with this when the...

Opinion: How I Learned To Give Myself a Break

Opinion: How I Learned To Give Myself a Break

Emma Dortsch, Copy Editor January 24, 2021

My 2020 started on the roof of a downtown apartment building with a view of the Space Needle. I’d waited eagerly to watch the fireworks go off. They didn’t; it was too windy. Maybe that was some sort...

Opinion: Now What?

Opinion: Now What?

Joshua Groom, Copy Editor November 20, 2020

On Saturday morning, the headline on conservative news aggregator website Drudge Report read “You’re Fired!,” an allusion to Donald Trump’s quintessential remark on NBC’s The Apprentice, before...

electoral map 2012-2020

Opinion: The Electoral College is Historically Flawed

Kirk Meyers, News Editor November 20, 2020

The Electoral College stands to be one of the most confusing and controversial parts of the U.S. political system. It’s the same system that awarded Donald Trump the 2016 presidency despite Hillary...

Joe & Jill Biden on a  2020 presidential campaign.

The Ebbtide Endorses Joe Biden for President

Ebbtide Staff October 23, 2020
Biden is a hard working, honest man with a dedication to bringing out the best in us. He entered politics through a belief in civil rights, and is oft to remind us that’s what launched his campaign this cycle. He is running as a unifier, a coalition builder, and a return to normalcy.
Opinion: Why You’ve Got to Vote

Opinion: Why You’ve Got to Vote

Kirk Meyers, News Editor October 23, 2020

As the encroaching election draws closer, it’s important to make sure that, if you’re eligible, you’ve registered to vote, and mail in your ballot by Nov. 3. And never has it been so crucial to vote...

Opinion: Autopsy of a Political Revolution

Opinion: Autopsy of a Political Revolution

Juan Páez May 1, 2020

(Photo: Vidar Nordli-Mathisen via Unsplash) The events surrounding the 2020 democratic primary will likely be forgotten; cast aside as mere footnotes overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But no...

Opinion: America's Missed Opportunity

Opinion: America’s Missed Opportunity

Kamryn Scurry May 1, 2020

(Photo: Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons) Like a number of people my age, I was disappointed to hear that Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped out of the democratic primary. After suspending his campaign,...

Opinion: COVID-19 and the College Experience

Opinion: COVID-19 and the College Experience

Zoe Plattner May 1, 2020

( Photo illustration: Tim Gouw via Unsplash) I’ve always had a bit of a fatalistic streak. I believe that my generation is doomed to confront mass extinction with global warming and that the U.S....

Opinion: Democratic Primary Heads Into Decisive Phase

Opinion: Democratic Primary Heads Into Decisive Phase

Juan Páez February 21, 2020

The democratic and republican primaries stand in stark contrast. The democratic moderate establishment has yet to find a candidate to fully coalesce behind, while poll after poll shows that Bernie...

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...

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