December ’20

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

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

Eurovision Song Contest: the Movie of the Summer, I Guess…

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…