How MMA Changed One Man’s Life

As Tacoma’s local MMA community continues to expand, its positive impact continues to spread.  One local fighter, Kryshaun Turchiano, details his experience with MMA and how it has transformed his li...

“House of Cards” Continues to Impress

Not content to just stream other company’s content, Netflix has begun to create its own brand of premium television to help draw more viewers to its streaming service.  Premiering in 2013 to consider...

Creating Art, Creating Success

Established in 1994, Hilltop Artists is a non-profit organization started by Dale Chihuly.  Created as a gang diversion program, Hilltop Artists has an extraordinary success rate. Through creating gl...

Struggling with Tech Addiction

About two weeks ago I was bit by the bug. I started scouring the internet and looking for my next fix. After spending countless hours looking at Amazon and Best Buy, I couldn’t help it any more. All ...

Bikini Baristas: Less is Too Much

Let me preface this piece with admission: I have, in fact, never patronized a bikini barista stand. Being a Seattleite and a coffee lover, it has still somehow never crossed my mind to give one my bu...

But, is Piracy Always Wrong?

Whether it be torrenting an album or just watching a movie online before it comes out on DVD, most of us have probably pirated something at some point in time. The question that keeps coming up is wh...

Piracy Hurts the Other Little Guy

Piracy has become a hot button issue since the rise of digital media. It has become so commonplace that many people today have started to question, and even outright dismiss, the consequences of pira...