The Last Caturday

Twas a grey and rainy Saturday, and only the bravest of felines had made an appearance at Cal Anderson Park. Last Saturday was the final Caturday of the year, and despite the chilly weather and occasional sprinkle, a small group of devoted cats and cat lovers huddled together in the park. Caturday happens every first […]

Students Set the Stage for “Cabaret” on Campus

If one were to attend a theater performance at Seattle University’s Lee Center for the Arts, they may be struck by a lack of jazz hands, show tunes and box steps. This is because the theater department at Seattle U does not produce Broadway musicals, but instead produces original works such as an adaptation of […]

Critic’s Corner: Was Blade Runner a Film Worth Revisiting?

In the almost three hour long sci-fi, thriller sequel “Blade Runner 2049,” director Denis Villeneuve teams up with cinematographer Roger Deakins to pay tribute to Ridley Scott’s original film “Blade Runner” released in 1982. The highly-acclaimed franchise failed to live up to its legacy, but “Blade Runner 2049” is still better than its original counterpart. […]

Sit Down, Eat Humble Pie

Walking through the grapevine-covered entryway, the location, the materials, the people, the pizza and the owner Brian Solazzi of Humble Pie indicate that the restaurant aspires to embody humility. From the chicken coop that houses six hens, to the solar panels to the rooftop gardens, it is clear why this sustainable restaurant was a finalist […]

Flotation Tanks on the Rise for Stress Relief

As I gingerly dipped a toe into the warm water of the pod shaped flotation tank, I thought of the scene from “Stranger Things,” where a small bald girl named Eleven climbs into a homemade flotation chamber assembled on the floor of the Hawkins Middle School gym. In the scene, Eleven floats in salt water […]

Doctors Without Borders Simulates Refugee Experience

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, was founded in 1971 by a group of French doctors and journalists who wanted to help those caught in the crossfire of war, violence and other natural disasters. One of the founding principles of this organization is to bear witness and speak for those who […]

Chasing Coral: Diving into Ocean Conservation

Within our lifetime, the ocean may become a graveyard filled with the barren skeletons of millions of animals. In the not-so-distant future, diving will be a completely different experience, one lacking the vast array of vibrant colors that have always spread across the seafloor. Coral, an animal that provides a vital ecosystem for fish and […]

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