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Political Climate Change

Political Climate Change

Forrest Baum

March 16, 2019

HEATING UP THE RACE FOR PRESIDENCY Governor Jay Inslee has joined the crowded Democratic field running for president in 2020. Despite the odds, his choice to run on a platform of fighting climate change may make him the most important candidate. Who’s Jay Inslee? Jay Inslee having a disc...

Walling Off Hate

Travis Tribble

March 4, 2019

THE FOUNDATION OF A FABRICATED NATIONAL EMERGENCY Disclaimer: This article contains descriptions of graphic content. There is a fence outside my parent’s house that has “Fuck Mexicans” spray painted on it. They live in Mountlake Terrace. I’ve never seen anything like this before Preside...

Let Women Call the Shots

Juan Páez

February 20, 2019

A MALE PERSPECTIVE ON UNDERREPRESENTATION My childhood was marked by two things: my father’s abandonment, and the presence of powerful women who replaced him. As I grew up, I noticed that men exerted power over many. They were my doctors, my politicians, my scientists, my sports idols. But m...

I Believe: Men Can Be Better

I Believe: Men Can Be Better

Joshua Groom

February 20, 2019

GILLETTE AD CHALLENGES MASCULINE IDEALS Outrage has a way of drowning nuance from debates. Men are conditioned by society and mass media to behave in specific ways, leading those who deviate from the given stereotypes to question their identity. Photo Illustration: Joshua Groom You’d have thought the line between all men being sexual harassers ...

When the Going Gets Tough, Get Going

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

February 20, 2019

LEAVE THAT TOXIC RELATIONSHIP BEHIND Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but toxic relationships can exist in any month, on any day and at any time. You may find yourself in one without even realizing it. “Toxic” is a common word which gets attributed to people’s miserable connections with o...

Home Safe Home?

Teshan Laucirica

February 20, 2019

PROTECTING WOMEN SHOULD BE A PRIORITY It is estimated that one in five women will experience sexual assault or rape during their college years, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). While a much lower percentage of their population is affected compared to women, college-aged men also ...

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...

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...

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...

It’s Good To Be Hated

It’s Good To Be Hated

CJ Priebe

January 19, 2019

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 representing New York’s very diverse Fourteenth District a...

Seattle Gave Me the Cold Shoulder

Azia Kelikoa’elakauaikekai Jaelyn Lualhati

January 18, 2019

DEALING WITH THE NOT-SO WARM WELCOME I’m a California girl and anything below 65 degrees is unbelievably cold. In the Bay Area, located in Northern California, I was spoiled not only with warm weather somewhat year round, but also with the ability to welcome strangers. When I moved to Seattl...

Bike to the Future

Bike to the Future

Forrest Baum

January 18, 2019

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. An electric lime bike sits on SCC's campus. Photo: Forest Baum Most cars are wide enough for two but usually carry only one person. Think of being...

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