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This Week in Review

Jarrod Gallagher, Author

March 2, 2016

Seattle Citizens Protest Death of Che Taylor— On Sunday, Feb. 21, a 47-year-old black man named Che Taylor was shot and killed by two Seattle police officers. Taylor had a handgun in possession at the time of his death, which was prohibited by law as he was a “convicted violent felon.” Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said on Feb. 22 that the police a...

Sci-Fi Film Takes a Real Look at Immigration

February 24, 2016

he way we do business all over the world. From ordering a cab through an app on your smartphone to virtual-reality video games,...

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Make a Movie at Least… Three Times as Big!

February 17, 2016

When it comes to sequels, Hollywood is trying every trick up their sleeves to create one that leaves a lasting impression. Possibly...

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Boozy Bike Cafe Opens Doors on Jefferson

February 10, 2016

Cam Peters • The SpectatorPeloton's tool rack. Peloton screams Seattle. From its floorboards to ceiling tiles, everyt...

Cam Peters • The Spectator

Sevenbeef Serves up Beef that Ruins Lives, in a Good Way

February 3, 2016

Jarrod Gallagher Staff Writer Vegans beware, there’s a new threat to your mission in town. It’s not legislation and...

Gamer Girls Face More Than Just in-Game Villains

Jarrod Gallagher, Author

January 27, 2016

The ways that we tell stories are changing along with the technology that those stories are told with. Video games are just one example of the many new formats we use to communicate our stories. Modern video games contribute to the the art to storytelling, given that the escapism video games allow gives players to the ability to experience identities...

Kyle Kotani • The Spectator

Caliburger is Hella Bad

January 20, 2016

There are two kinds of burgers in this world ­— the fast food burger and the meal burger. Through my travels I have had the...

Cam Peters • The Spectator

Constructing a Controversy… with Legos

January 13, 2016

When I was a high schooler, checking out great, but oftentimes banned books like “1984,” “Catch-22” and “The Great Gatsby”...

The Week in Review

Jarrod Gallagher, Author

January 13, 2016

Gun Control Executive orders— In a press conference on Tuesday, Jan. 5, President Barack Obama introduced a group of executive orders addressing gun violence. In addition to a new required background check for any gun purchase made in the U.S., Obama said he also hopes to make communities safer from gun violence by urging law enforcement to bette...

Jessie Koon • The Spectator

Everything Food: Metier Appeals, if Only to Niche Crowd

December 2, 2015

A cafe where locals trickle in to get their morning coffee and are greeted by name is fairly common in Seattle. What isn’t as...

Sally Underwood

Last Call for Potions for Muggles Class

December 2, 2015

Those looking to fulfill their 1800 series UCOR requirement can now take a chemistry class that invokes the world of J.K. Rowling’s...

Nerdhawk’s Guide: The Stack

Jarrod Gallagher, Author

November 21, 2015

Welcome back to another episode of The Stack, a discussion on whatever comic books I happen to have laying around. Today we’re going to be talking about The Mighty Thor #1 written by Jason Aaron. This is a new issue in the Post Secret Wars era so spoilers will follow. This issue picks up directly after the Thor Goddess of Thunder story where we have...

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