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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...

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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...

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...

Mod Mania

A deep dive into the desire to get body modifications.
Tess Wahl February 1, 2022

From ear piercings to tattooed eyeballs, body modifications encompass a wide range of different procedures. As a research paper from Bradley University put it, “body modifications allow our physical...

Documenting Dawgs

Garfield when nobody’s watching.
Taylor Gale and Layth Stauffer February 1, 2022

Garfield’s hallways are known to be buzzing with students traveling from class to class during passing periods. Yet throughout the day, the constant chatter slowly trickles into a calm state as the day...

A Dreadfully Fun Bout of Metroid Mania

A Dreadfully Fun Bout of Metroid Mania

A thrilling conclusion to the action packed decade-spanning Metroid saga.
Riley Perteet-Cantu February 1, 2022

Metroid Dread is the exhilarating, blaster-filled rush of a final installment of the Metroid series. With delectable pieces of lore sprinkled throughout the environment, it will surely keep fans digging...

Worth the Watch: Encanto

Worth the Watch: Encanto

Is Encanto as enchanting as Disney markets it to be?
Michelle Tong February 1, 2022

The world of Encanto infuses Disney magic into a plot that is grounded in family values, complex navigation of family dynamics, and the crushing weight of being good enough. Encanto boasts a family of...

Thank You For Being A Friend

Thank You For Being A Friend

Celebrating the legacy of Betty White as a lifelong advocate for all.
Lakelle Bridges January 31, 2022

Predating sliced bread, Betty White was born on January 17th, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois. She was an only child, and grew up with her mother and father in California during the Great Depression. White’s...

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