Student’s Guide: How to Take a Break

Highlights of fall quarter: watching the sun rise while typing the final words to a five-page essay, seeing the best moments of life flash by while falling down the stairs in the Student Center and capturing iconic fall Instagram-worthy pictures before getting drenched by the Seattle rain. These are the college moments that test students […]

Local Art Exhibition Explores Labor and Value

Fruit peels, bent pins and broken porcelain vessels dangled from the walls of the 4Culture gallery in Pioneer Square on Thursday, Nov. 2. This assortment of objects was a part of an installation called “Production Valued,” which is the brainchild of Satpreet Kahlon, a Seattle-based artist from Punjab, India. EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR Draping […]

“Art to Read” Showcases Complexity in Books and Comics

Intricate drawings, abstract art, and rhythmic music filled the Seattle Center for the Short Run Comix and Art Festival on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Short Run Comix and Art Festival showcased artists that created work imagining books in obscure ways through art and comics. Artists reimagined books through installation pieces, hand-drawn comics and sketches. Some […]

Critic’s Corner: Stranger Things 2 Is an ‘Eleven’ Out of Ten

Nine episodes of “Stranger Things 2” were released on Netflix on Oct. 27, just in time to relish the eerie special effects used to illustrate the alternate world of the upside-down for “Halloweekend” binge-watching. COURTESY OF COMICBOOKHERO The second season of “Stranger Things” picks up where the first season left off. The common notion that […]

Long-Awaited John Green Novel Brings Fans to Bellingham

Popular young adult novelist and video blogger John Green is touring the United States to promote his new book, “Turtles All the Way Down”, following the book’s release on Oct. 10. Fans gathered in Bellingham, Washington, at Village Books at Western Washington University to see Green, who works with his brother, Hank Green, to produce […]

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