Controversy Over Senator's Resignation

On January 25th, ASUWT Senator Akua Asare-Konadu left her position in student government with a shocking resignation letter, claiming that other members had “systematically schemed” to remove her fro...

Planning Underway for the University Y

At the beginning of Winter quarter, it was announced that UWT has partnered with the YMCA to build a student center where Longeshoreman’s Hall currently stands. Since then, details have been provided...

Profile: Beverly Naidus

When Beverly Naidus lectures, one can feel her enthusiasm and knows that she is a person who believes in what she does. Naidus has guest-lectured and led workshops all over North America and in Europ...

Flu Shot of Not?

Although required to get the influenza vaccine through her job in healthcare, Marie Kowler isn’t necessarily a fan of it, and said, “If I could, I probably wouldn’t get [the flu shot] because I never...

Falling in Love Online

Several weeks ago the NCAA football world was shaken-and slightly confused-by the Manti Teo fake girlfriend scam. Manti Teo, a star linebacker for Notre Dame, developed a relationship via Facebook wi...

Dangers of Chemicals in our Bodies

The shear volume of chemicals coupled with the unknown effects of  mixing different ones in our bodies has insidious and far-reaching effects on our health. Many babies born in the U.S. already have ...

I May Cry — Because I Was Wrong

I am not gay, but if I were, I would go gay for Dante from the original “Devil May Cry” video game tetralogy, specifically “Devil May Cry 3” because his uncombed shaggy white hair looks more stylish ...

Glaciers Have Feelings Too

“Chasing Ice” is now playing at the Grand Cinema near downtown Tacoma. In collaboration with National Geographic, this documentary is about global warming and the polar ice caps. I love National Geog...

SHIFT Happens in Tacoma

Any event where I am immediately offered gourmet candy upon entering is my kind of event. Tacoma SHIFT Happens was an event held at the Tacoma Convention Center for local businesses to get together a...