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The Grass is Greener on the Other Hills

The Grass is Greener on the Other Hills

September 25, 2013

With plenty of sweet spots like Cupcake Royale and High Five Pie, Capitol Hill has always been a popular destination for baked...

Bringing Home Baggage, Reverse Shock Talk

Bringing Home Baggage, Reverse Shock Talk

September 25, 2013

Although the study abroad experience illuminates both new dimensions of the world and of oneself, being so immersed in a new culture...

Poolside in the Middle East: A chat on ‘war’

Dallas Goschie, Author

September 24, 2013

I was scrolling through Facebook the other day, as one does, and a status update posted by one of my acquaintances gave me pause. I’m not close with this person. In fact, I doubt we’ve spoken since high school. However, the 24/7 news cycle has percolated even down to our personal lives and I’ve been kept abreast of all of the major happenings...

Miss Seafair Contestant Defies the Norm

June 5, 2013

After achieving the title of Miss Hispanic Seafair, Tania Santiago becomes the first non-U.S. citizen to ever compete in Seattle’s...

Immigration at Political Forefront

Olivia Johnson, Author

February 13, 2013

“Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity; until bright young students and engineers are enlisted in our workforce rather than expelled from our country.” With this passionate declaration during his inauguration speech, President Obama made...

Northeastern Moves Over to the Northeast

Veronica Mazzolini, Author

November 14, 2012

January 2013 will mark the opening of Northeastern University’s Seattle branch campus for graduate programs. This addition to the Seattle region’s educational institutions looks to be welcomed by the city and the would-be competing institutions. This campus branch will be headed by Tayloe Washburn. He has lived in the Seattle area for about 35...

Dawg Days Aren’t Over, Despite Permit Issues

Dawg Days Aren’t Over, Despite Permit Issues

November 14, 2012

For those who often trek 12th Ave. or spend time at The Chieftain you will notice that Mad Dawg’s Hot Dogs has been missing...

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