This Week in Review

Seattle Citizens Protest Death of Che Taylor— On Sunday, Feb. 21, a 47-year-old black man named Che Taylor was shot and killed by two Seattle police officers. Taylor had a handgun in possession at the time of his death, which was prohibited by law as he was a “convicted violent felon.” Seattle Mayor Ed Murray […]

Boozy Bike Cafe Opens Doors on Jefferson

Cam Peters • The Spectator Peloton’s tool rack. Peloton screams Seattle. From its floorboards to ceiling tiles, everything about Peloton says Seattle. Not in the slow driving, eco-friendly, tech savvy, passive aggressive sense—Peloton is Seattle the same way Archie McPhee’s or The EMP Museum are Seattle. But what makes Peloton special is that, at it’s […]

Sevenbeef Serves up Beef that Ruins Lives, in a Good Way

Jarrod Gallagher Staff Writer Vegans beware, there’s a new threat to your mission in town. It’s not legislation and it’s not gentrification. It’s Sevenbeef Steak Shop. Before experiencing Sevenbeef, it would have been possible to happily live one’s life without consuming meat. Life post Sevenbeef, however, is one of desire and yearning for everything a […]

Gamer Girls Face More Than Just in-Game Villains

The ways that we tell stories are changing along with the technology that those stories are told with. Video games are just one example of the many new formats we use to communicate our stories. Modern video games contribute to the the art to storytelling, given that the escapism video games allow gives players to […]

Caliburger is Hella Bad

There are two kinds of burgers in this world ­— the fast food burger and the meal burger. Through my travels I have had the opportunity to sample the best and worst of both types. The most notable burgers are always the ones that have fresh ingredients and don’t waste your time with things that […]

Constructing a Controversy… with Legos

When I was a high schooler, checking out great, but oftentimes banned books like “1984,” “Catch-22” and “The Great Gatsby” always made me feel that I was somehow sticking it to the man. The commitment to freedom of imagination and expression is deeply embedded in our national psyche and is a right protected by the […]

The Week in Review

Gun Control Executive orders— In a press conference on Tuesday, Jan. 5, President Barack Obama introduced a group of executive orders addressing gun violence. In addition to a new required background check for any gun purchase made in the U.S., Obama said he also hopes to make communities safer from gun violence by urging law […]

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