America’s Top 5 Underground Rap Artists

Is hip-hop dead? Considering that Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj pass as rap “artists,” it’s tempting to say yes – hip-hop is definitely dead. But there are unsung heroes that keep the game alive. L...

The Best Summer Fishing Spots

I’m sure I’m not the only UW student who likes kicking back in front of a beautiful, sandy beach with a cold beer and fishing rod in my hand. After all, this is the ultimate summer scenario. Lucky fo...

The GOP of John Mayer

Have you ever wondered why some people won’t just go away? For the life of me, I can’t imagine why John Mayer still gets airplay, since his music sucks and his personality’s even worse. And if I had ...

The Un-Friending of the Real World

Body language is key in the art of communication. Non-verbal signals identify what emotion the person in front of us is feeling: The look on their face, the way they sit, what their hands are doing, ...

Life in Color: The Messy Truth

Life In Color, also known as “The World’s Largest Paint Party” is an annual event that visits Washington and features various electronic dance music (EDM) DJs where attendees are sprayed with multipl...

How the U.S. Sells Citizenship

Immigration in Tacoma has two sides: wealth and the lack thereof. News outlets tell stories of middle or low income Mexican and South American immigrants with families and children being detained, bu...

More States Push for Marriage Equality

On May 19, 2014, U.S. District Judge Michael McShane repealed the ban on same-sex marriage in Oregon. The judge overturned the 2004 gay marriage ban, stating it discriminated on the basis of sexual o...