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
Supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Building today, Wednesday, January 6th, in a chaotic riot aimed to thwart a peaceful transfer of power, forcing lawmakers to be evacuated from the building and interrupting the count of Joe Biden’s Electoral College Victory.… Read More Breaking News: Trump Supporters Storm the Capitol Building
The Apatovian formula is simple: Pluck an up-and-coming comic from the small leagues, support them while they write their own darkly funny but authentically heartfelt semi-autobiographical comedy, then produce and/or direct the final format.… Read More Movie Review: The Opening Act, a Nice Love Letter to Stand-up Comedy
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
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
The Eurovision Song Contest is a fever dream like no other. For the past few years, we’ve had performances featuring Germans confessing their love for Genghis Khan, a Romanian singer “summoning” demons onstage, a Russian song dedicated to grandmothers, and a Polish singer churning butter onstage.… Read More Eurovision Song Contest: the Movie of the Summer, I Guess…
With COVID-19 still on the rise, the tension of the election and its aftermath, and midterms from my classes on Zoom, the least I could say is that I am exhausted!… Read More 2020: Coronavirus, Election, Online Learning as a College Student, Opinion Piece
A few years ago, the idea of a Borat sequel releasing days before a major election seemed unthinkable. The first film set itself up for a sequel with that ending, but it’s been years. 2020, however, has hardly been the realm of the expected, and of course, we had Sacha Baron Cohen come back as the titular Kazakh “reporter.”… Read More Movie Review: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Inviting the World to a Whole New America
As a student dredging through the tail end of 2020 herself, we are exhausted. In the wake of civil unrest, political media bombardment, the personal economic effects of coronavirus, and a changing physical environment, it is difficult to be able to focus our attention on any one thing for too long.… Read More 2020: The Year of Losses, Opinion Piece
Ana Mari Cauce, president of the University of Washington, gives her annual president’s address, discussing high-profile topics such as coronavirus, campus officers, and the inequity that has impacted marginalized groups during this pandemic. … Read More UW Annual President’s Address: Coronavirus, Awards, and Investments
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