By Alissa Berman
Jemeria Winter runs to her Spanish class every day so she can be the first one there. It isn’t, however, to get a good seat or talk to her friends. She wants a blanket to protect her from freezing Philadelphia winters. Her classrooms walls aren’t insulated because they don’t have the money to keep…
Op-Ed by Anna Johnson
Without realizing it, you could be killing the environment and supporting the inhumane treatment of third-world employees. Many people don’t understand that the clothing they buy is made by underpaid laborers. Or that garment production leads to pollution. Or that billions of pounds of textiles end up in landfills each year. In a society fueled by materialistic values, we have become blind to the
Op-Ed By Sarena Minden
SEATTLE – This beautiful place is one of the most well-loved and well-known cities on the West Coast, but how much does it cost to live here? When someone says ‘Seattle, Washington’ they probably think of great coffee, waterfront restaurants, universities and leading technology. What they don’t think about, or don’t want to think about, is the number of homeless people that currently call this city their home.
Op-Ed by Kaleb Nichols
“I think it needs to be eliminated.” That was Hillary Clinton in mid-September 2017 in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, reflecting on the 2016 election and the flaws in the electoral college that allowed her controversial opponent to take office (Merica). Similarly, her running mate Tim Kaine mentioned the strangeness that a candidate can win the popular vote but still lose the election in his speech shortly after the results of the election were announced (ABC News).
By Julia Selk
How many people can name a film director who is not male? Assuming that a person is reasonably educated in the subject of pop culture, their thoughts will be swimming with the names and faces of film’s famous figures. People like…
By Stephanie Farmer
Edmonds Woodway’s play production takes the stage yet again to produce The Whole Darn Shooting Match; their comedy of the year. Starring Elena Pierce ( Kenzie Castillo) and Neo King and directed…
By Sam Schwartz
Words should mean things. Let me explain.
Take mission statements, those corporate-slime covered, oh-so-saccharine sentences that find their way onto business cards and the weird brochures that companies have to advertise themselves. While there are a few mission statements that have managed to evade this coating of syrupy hogwash, most are nothing more than…