Swapping the Riot Shield

Swapping the Riot Shield A while back, before “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3”, I joined an online game of Team Deathmatch in “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” over Xbox Live. I outfitted myself with ...

Urban Xchange

I arrived at UrbanXchange on a breezy Tuesday afternoon excited to interview the owner in order to learn the history of this Tacoma hotspot. As I took in my surroundings I noticed that the store exud...

Moonrise Kingdom

Youth, memory, imagination and of course love now playing at The Grand Cinema. Wes Anderson’s latest movie, “Moonrise Kingdom”, falls right into line with his previous works with meticulously planned...

Five Classic Books to Read Before You Die

How is a book defined as a classic? Is there a hierarchy of literary fanatics hidden somewhere in an immaculate library making these decisions? Well to put it simply, the answer is no. Time is the mo...

Randy Reviews Rock-Bot Live Karaoke

What’s up, downtown Tacoma music scene? I went out last Friday to the Varsity Grill to check the buzz I’ve been hearing about this karaoke band. They are called Rock-Bot and this band really lives up...

Tuition Increase

Summer is just beginning, and with almost three months of it left, UW Tacoma students are spending time with friends, enjoying the occasional sunshine, and finding ways to scrape together an extra $1...

L.A. Noire Review

“L.A. Noire,” developed by Team Bondi and published by Rockstar Games, delivers a cinematic gaming experience following the character Cole Phelps through his career as a detective. The game incorpora...