Tips for Next Year’s Playday

Hey there, Redhawks. Playday Guru here. It’s spring quarter and you know what that means: Kirkland Lite Signature Beer. Saturday, hundreds of you gathered in students’ backyards for some fun in the sun. Don’t worry, this is one playdate mom won’t know about. As Playday Guru, it’s my job to see all. Below you will […]

Why Not to Participate

For the Participation That is 20 percent of My Grade, I’m done with you. For years, I have tolerated your existence. For years, I have let the distasteful requirement that you are impact my academic experience. Hell, I’ve stood idly by and watched as you’ve taken my grade from a solid 95,  and shoot it […]

Shooting the Messenger

Students circled like vultures as Michele Murray spoke last week about changes in the demonstration policy in the student code of conduct (see page 5). The meeting, which lasted two hours on Wednesday night, descended into uneasiness as Murray fielded questions from some of our most outspoken students on the policing of black and brown […]

In Defense of the Offensive

Voltaire said, “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Of late, it seems that the way one expresses themselves online must follow increasingly restrictive guidelines. Certainly it has always been more acceptable to maintain good etiquette whilst posting content, but ideas that are deemed […]

Thinx: Letting Women Bleed Proud

Calling all my female bleeders. Are you sick of tampons and pads? Have you tired of needing to create a dam for your red river every month? If the answer is yes, then your time to flow free has come. Thinx, an up and coming business, has created a revolutionary period underwear that allows women […]

As a Former Employee of Jodi Kelly

I was an office assistant in the Matteo Ricci College from January 2015 to June 2016—17 months to be exact—and I was completed blindsided by the events that transpired last spring. I remember working one of my regular shifts, Wednesday from 1-3. A group of student activists were conducting a rally just a few yards […]

Against Bystanding

Hollis Wong-Wear is a Seattle U Alumni, Grammy-award-winning musician and lead singer of The Flavr Blue. If you see something, do something. I write today to bring light on two women’s stories of assault and harassment. The first is by Lopez, a woman who attended my band The Flavr Blue’s show at Neumos this past […]

Bridges Woven With Words

The role of the journalistic media is to illuminate. To bring light to situations of constantly shifting circumstances and provide leveled clarity on defining moments in the swiftest manner. Journalism is a bridge between people. At least, that’s what it should be. In the light of the recent events with Matteo Ricci College Coalition movement, […]

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