Shim-Sham Into Hallowswing With SU Swing

It’s 6 a.m. and she has jazz band class. Unlike every other student in the class that was grumpy and mad, Nancy was happy. Unlike any other day, the class went swing dancing. ANNIE CHANG • THE SPECTATOR “I knew it was something special,” she said. “Because I wasn’t pissed off [like the others].” Little […]

Kanye Impresses On “The Saint Pablo” Tour

Kanye West said he’s the number one most impactful artist of our generation, and has equated himself to the likes of Steve Jobs and Walt Disney. Kanye has always stirred commotion for himself in the public eye. PHOTO COURTESY • VIA GOOGLE IMAGES This kind of self-righteousness turns many away from the rapper, but after […]

Critic’s Corner: The White Helmets, The Siege at Jadotville

This week Critic’s Corner looks at two films that provide historical accounts of humanitarian and military events. Via Netflix The White Helmets At just 40 minutes, the documentary “The White Helmets,” directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, is a quick, yet informative peek into the lives of the volunteer members of the Syrian Civil Defense. The Syrian […]

Deadline Nearing for EMP Battle of the Bands

For bands and musicians under 21 who harbor dreams of one day performing at venues like Bumbershoot, Sasquatch! Music Festival, or Capitol Hill Block Party, the Experience Music Project Museum (EMP) is an incredible opportunity. CECI ESTELA • THE SPECTATOR In 2001, the EMP kicked off a music competition called “Sound Off!,” an event open […]

Taco ‘Bout Tequila in Seattle

Convincing yourself to take the first shot is always tough. Trying not to think about the burning sensation you’ll feel in your stomach moments after, you do it anyway. ¡Arriba, abajo, al centro, pa’ dentro! This is a Spanish phrase traditionally said moments before someone licks the salt off their hand, down a shot of […]

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