The Scene is Not Dead

We all should know by now Hell’s Kitchen has thrown in the towel and ended its 10-year career in the downtown Tacoma music scene. It is sad indeed, but we can’t just sit around and grieve about it fo...

King’s Books: A Hidden Gem

King’s Books is a independently owned used, rare and new bookstore located in the heart of Tacoma on 218 St. Helens Avenue. Immediately upon entering you feel special just to be there. It is owned by...

What to do if a gunman is on campus

Back in May, tragedy struck Seattle in the form of a gunman who shot and killed five people in a coffee shop. Also in May came the controversial Tacoma area code gun symbol by Jesse Arneson, which ma...

Obamacare

The US Supreme Court approved most of the Affordable Care Act in late June. Problem solved? I don’t think so. The regulations force US citizens to purchase medical insurance from the same for-profit ...

Tacoma Murals Project

Slabs of gray all around the city are being transformed into bright, positive images about community. The Tacoma Murals Project has completed murals in neighborhoods throughout town since 2010. It wa...

Indie Developer Profile: Derek Yu

When it comes to the indie game development community, few developerss can claim to be as notable as Derek Yu. Spelunky and Aquaria are his most recent and probably most well-known projects, but his ...

Silence is Agreement

During a Project Earth meeting at UWT early this year, it was announced that after much planning, the design had finally been chosen for the 80-foot wide Hood Corridor Trail extension through campus....