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Facing the music

What punk was, is, and represents in Seattle’s culture.
S. Avalon Leonard, Staff May 27, 2022

To say that Seattle would be Seattle without its prolific alternative scene, would be an oversight at best and at worst, simply false. The punk scene in the greater Seattle area has been the catalyst of...

Art by Ava Fimmano

LGBTaboo

Addressing the elephant in Washington’s government.
S. Avalon Leonard, Staff May 1, 2022

The recent passing of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill, better known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, along with Governor Greg Abbot’s order for the Texas Department of Family and Protective...

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Laurel Hell: Of Music and Mitski

After announcing a hiatus in 2019, Laurel Hell marks Mitski’s first album in four years.
Michelle Tong, Staff April 1, 2022

In September of 2019, Mitski announced her intention to quit music at her Central Park tour stop for Be the Cowboy, stating that this show would be her last. However, she reneged on this statement with...

By Ava Fimmano

Rundown of the Runway

New York Fashion Week 2022 round-up.
Taylor Gale , Staff April 1, 2022

New York Fashion Week is a major stretch of fashion shows that make their appearance twice a year: once in February, and once in September. Its purpose is for designers to reveal their seasonal collections,...

By Maile Quenzer

The Intoxicating Fashion of Euphoria

A guide to the style of the shows sophomore season.
Peja Harding April 1, 2022

It goes without saying that a large demographic of viewers tune into Euphoria Sunday’s solely for the style, finding the “glitz and the glamor” amongst the jarring storyline. Many indulged in the...

By Nike Adejumobi

The Winter Waltz

Garfield's chance to dance the night away.
Layth Stauffer, Staff April 1, 2022

“Lights. Camera. Whimsy,” said Alice Berliant, Winter Waltz veteran, performer, and longtime fan. The Winter Waltz, A.K.A the Spring Waltz, is an annual themed dance, usually hosted at Benaroya Hall...

More Music @ The Moore

Talented musicians bring their art together in harmony at the Moore Theatre.
Lakelle Bridges April 1, 2022

Over the past 20 years, More Music @ The Moore has featured young Seattle musicians exploring their creativity and looking to expand their careers in the industry. The program enlists the help of talented...

By Nike Adejumobi

Vacation or Voluntourism?

The problem with your service trip.
Jackie Le, Staff April 1, 2022

At the beginning of the school year, I walked from my video production class to enter the gymnasium, shuffling alongside curious classmates into the club fair.  One of the clubs advertising at the...

Setting The Standard

An exploration of standardized testing.
S. Avalon Leonard, Staff April 1, 2022

 Content Warning: This article contains heavy discussions of racism, eugenics, and classism. “According to all evidence available, then, American intelligence is declining, and will proceed with...

Back to the Big Screen

Regal Cinemas Vs. Netflix
Evelyn Bartlett, Staff April 1, 2022

There’s something special about going to a movie theater: the cinematic experience has a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’; something that only the most decked-out homes can replicate. For decades, movie...

By Ava Fimmano

Culture, Awareness, and Activism

A look at the Ukrainian population in Seattle.
Ellie Wakefield, Staff April 1, 2022

Ukraine has been dominating the news cycle in the past few weeks; in news headlines, protests, and political debates. People are researching Ukrainian history to better understand its previous and present...

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