Technology and ADHD: The Nuances of the Modern Attention Span

The iPhone X came out earlier this month, marking 10 years since the release of the first iteration of Apple’s ubiquitous device. Since the beginnings of smartphones, psychologists have been interested in studying the effects of technology on sleep, attention and stress. Some psychologists are finding that technology use may be giving users symptoms that […]

Narratives of Changing Places: TEDx Seattle 2017

A violin rock concert, a professor “Calling Bullshit,” a fashion show and Native American chants all highlighted this year’s TEDxSeattle “Changing Places.” TED, which stands for Technology, Education and Design, started recording its famed TED talks in 1984. Attending one of the four official TED conferences has become harder due to the scarcity and the […]

Food Justice Teach-In Sets Tone for Future Talks

The Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work (ASSW) started their year-long series of Social Justice Teach-Ins with their event on Tuesday called “Working Towards Food Justice.” Zoe Sexton, one of the student organizers for the opening event, said that the department decided to host these teach-ins in response to the current government administration and […]

Is Seattle As Diverse As You Think?

“It irritates me when people try to say Seattle is so diverse, because really, it is not,” said Journalism and Communications Professor Kimberly Harden. Seattle’s Capitol Hill and Central District neighborhoods have drastically changed over the years, in both physical appearance and population makeup. The recent economic boom in Seattle has caused a rise in […]

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