Red Light District… Fashion?

“No photos!” jokes a man and his friends walking by me in De Wallen, the neighborhood of Amsterdam that is home to the Red Light District I was touring during a study abroad program this fall. I repl...

A New Era for Vinyl

Going into a record store is a lot like metal detecting on a beach. You find a lot of bottle caps and pop cans, but sometimes you’ll get some buried treasure. Record stores are all about the fun of f...

The Conspiracy Behind Narrow Parking Spaces

Because of my neurotic predisposition, parking within narrow spaces irks me, the same way typos burn my eyes like friction.  Like grammar, my parking has to be perfect, even within a narrow space.  O...

The Bankers Got Bailed Out; We Got Sold Out

The bankers got bailed out; we got sold out. It’s a common refrain among U.S. citizens who care about fixing the major financial-inequality problems besetting our nation. If banks are so essential to...

Lumpia World a UWT Regular

The mobile kitchen Lumpia World will be a regular on the UW Tacoma campus until at least March, visiting on Mondays and Thursdays from 11:30am-2:30pm. Located near 17th St. between the Dougan and Joy...

Helping UWT Families in Need

The UWT community has found a new way to spread cheer this holiday season by bringing Glee to UWT. This has been a joint effort between ASUWT, SAB, and several other student organizations. During the...