The Ebbtide

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...

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...

Complimentary Television

Nova Clark

January 19, 2019

WHAT TO WATCH WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE CABLE Cable television could be considered an obsolete expense for the present-day viewer. Who hasn’t heard the age-old reason for cancelling cable subscriptions that is, “I have so many channels that I don’t even watch?” For those lacking cable (o...

Refereeing the Dinner Table

Forrest Baum

December 2, 2018

HOW TO TALK TO THE FAMILY It’s time for a family get-together, but, uh-oh: racist grandpa is at it again. We may not all have a racist grandpa, but we could probably all use some help talking to our families. Family and productive communication don’t always go together, so we’ve asked s...

Winter Drinks for Warm Fuzzies

Elizabeth Joyce

December 2, 2018

Recipes have been lightly edited. Eggnog Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 4 large eggs 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 cups milk 1/2 cup heavy cream In a large bowl, beat the eggs until they are thick and lemon colored. Whisk in the s...

Hostess Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

Elizabeth Joyce

December 2, 2018

“Hostess” gifts are something thoughtful to bring to a gathering or party and makes a good first impression when you don’t know the host or hostess well. Consider one of the following gifts that are easy and inexpensive for the next time you are a guest. Bottle of wine or nice olive oil Muffin...

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