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The 10 Best Shows I Watched Since the Pandemic Hit, Ranked

Well, we hit it. One year since the first stay-at-home order was issued in Washington thanks to COVID-19, meaning that I and many other people had way more time to watch a variety of things on television and any other streaming services. I found several favorite shows of mine from this, and I have to say I love everything about all of these shows.… Read More The 10 Best Shows I Watched Since the Pandemic Hit, Ranked

9 Months In: UW Bothell Students Continue to Acclimate to Remote Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has not been easy for anybody. For colleges and universities, the pandemic brought new challenges that students have never faced before. The life of a college student is already stressful, but the drastic and sudden lifestyle change from in-person classes to online learning from home presented new challenges that amplified students’ stress and anxiety.… Read More 9 Months In: UW Bothell Students Continue to Acclimate to Remote Learning

The Rise of Domestic Violence in the time of COVID-19

Domestic violence against women has steadily been increasing during the time that couples and families have been working from home without an outlet to escape. During this pandemic, Elizabeth Wilmerding, the program manager of the Violence Prevention and Advocacy Program at UW Bothell, has been helping students with domestic violence issues.… Read More The Rise of Domestic Violence in the time of COVID-19

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Reaching Out Saves Lives: On the Importance of Speaking about Student Mental Health, Opinion Piece

It is imperative that we open more dialogues around mental illness on the UWB campus—and on all college campuses throughout the state of Washington—beginning with our administrations. We cannot move forward and create honest healing within our community without first acknowledging the harm our community is experiencing.… Read More Reaching Out Saves Lives: On the Importance of Speaking about Student Mental Health, Opinion Piece

In Defense of a Humanities Education, Opinion Piece

Back when I was applying to colleges back in the fall of 2017, what I was looking for above all else were outstanding programs in the humanities, as I wanted to major in English (or something similar) and become a teacher due to the extremely positive experiences I have had with teachers, and particularly English teachers, since I started going to school.… Read More In Defense of a Humanities Education, Opinion Piece

3 Credits is Not Enough: Why UW Should Give Diversity Classes More Importance in Their Curriculum

The University of Washington’s Undergraduate Advising website says that the university requires “all undergraduates to take a minimum of 3 credits, approved by the appropriate school or college, that focus on the socio-cultural, political, and/or economic diversity of the human experience at local, regional, or global levels.”… Read More 3 Credits is Not Enough: Why UW Should Give Diversity Classes More Importance in Their Curriculum

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Movie Review: “Judas and the Black Messiah,” a Captivating Look at “the Other Side” of American History

My knowledge of the Black Panther Party has always been fairly limited—it wasn’t exactly a part of my high school history curriculum. So when I took a class on counterculture during my time at UWB, I jumped at the chance to read more about them. The Huey P. Newton Reader was my first introduction to the real BPP: it was like opening my eyes to a part of history that had been forgotten or perhaps covered up.… Read More Movie Review: “Judas and the Black Messiah,” a Captivating Look at “the Other Side” of American History