Community D.I.Y. Fairy Tales

What story would you tell, if you were asked to create a fairy tale? Volunteers from write@253 and members of the community had fun answering that question at the book release for Scarlet, by Marissa...

Angry and Neurotic Doors

My closet door never shuts completely after I close it, and it annoys me, as if it is sending me some kind of warning about the fashion quality of my wardrobe.  Doors that never close completely afte...

The Value in Silence

It has happened to me several times: I will get a good score on an exam, be pulled aside by the professor, and asked to participate more in class; they will assure me that if I do not comply on my ow...

Huskies Barking on Capitol Hill

On February 15, Huskies from UWB, UWT, and UWS gathered by the hundreds in many smaller packs at the Washington Capital building in the shade on cold sandstone steps facing out toward the sundrenched...

Web Exclusive: March Fourth Protests

On Monday, March 4 (“march forth”) protesters brought huge, eye-catching props to the UW Tacoma campus to raise awareness of the growing amount of student debt in the U.S. Alan Collinge of StudentLoa...

Jet-Setting on a Student Budget

Chances are you know of at least a couple of people who have backpacked through Europe, traversed South America, or spent time in Southeast Asia. The idea of it sounds so expensive that it is a conce...