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Continuing the Conversation: Why Basic Income Would Help Washington

Continuing the Conversation: Why Basic Income Would Help Washington

March 12, 2020

“We don’t turn anyone away” was what we were told on our first day at Community Lunch on Capitol Hill. Everyone is welcome...

Recruitment and Retention, SPD’s Troubles Staffing Their Stations

Recruitment and Retention, SPD’s Troubles Staffing Their Stations

March 5, 2020

Seattle Police, our boys in blue who wear black and are roughly 15% female by their own statistics, are some of the highest paid...

Things I Wish My Professor Knew

Things I Wish My Professor Knew

March 5, 2020

As students, we all have things that we wish our professors knew about us. Being on the quarter system, it can be difficult to...

Rihanna for President

Rihanna for President

March 5, 2020

Donning a purple ruffled couture Givenchy gown from the labels spring 2020 collection paired with matching Manolo Blahnik Palori...

“Love is Blind” Falls Short

“Love is Blind” Falls Short

March 5, 2020

Reality tv is the best, and I (shamefully) will admit that to you all. I don’t watch the Bachelor, so I have no authority when...

Trump’s Granting of Clemency to High-Profile Individuals Portends a Further Emboldened Presidency

Trump’s Granting of Clemency to High-Profile Individuals Portends a Further Emboldened Presidency

February 27, 2020

Barely two weeks after his impeachment acquittal by the Senate, a revitalized President Trump issued a slew of pardons and commutations...

Seattle: A Walking City?

Seattle: A Walking City?

February 27, 2020

Walk Score, an online venture that evaluates the ‘walkability’ of cities, has named Seattle one of the best walking cities...

Oscars Make History—But Has a Ways To Go

Oscars Make History—But Has a Ways To Go

February 20, 2020

A historic finale to awards season took place last Sunday as the 92nd Academy Awards concluded with a huge win for the team of...

Antifa’s Banana Jazz Party, or What does the Militant Left Look Like?

Antifa’s Banana Jazz Party, or What does the Militant Left Look Like?

February 13, 2020

On the morning of Feb. 8, I had my doubts that there would actually be a KKK rally in Portland Oregon. The weather was too beautiful...

Why Michael Bloomberg Might be the Single Worst Candidate in History

Why Michael Bloomberg Might be the Single Worst Candidate in History

February 13, 2020

Yes, this is a very clickbaity title, but to be fair if Michael Bloomberg can lie and say he is a Democrat I can make a slight...

Exploiting Death for Clout

Exploiting Death for Clout

February 13, 2020

The past two years there’s been a trend of YouTube videos where creators use recent celebrity deaths to use their names, power...

My Weekend in Silent Reflection

My Weekend in Silent Reflection

February 6, 2020

In Los Altos Hills, I found myself sitting on a bench watching three deer lying hillside and Christ, crucified, peering down at...

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