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What comes to pass in my life, as I see it, can be divided into two categories: seeking out and coming across, decision and fate.

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On a snowy Monday evening, I went to the Brechemin Auditorium in the Music Building to hear Conor Hanick, a Brooklyn-based concert pianist perform the works of Galina Ustvolskaya and Morton Feldman. Hanick, an incredibly accomplished pianist, has a long list of musical experiences and a nuan…

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Author’s note: Farm to City is a weekly column that explores the food of the U-District Farmers Market while sharing the stories of the farmers, chefs, bakers, and artisans behind the scenes  

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Author’s note: Chow Down is a biweekly column exploring the intersections of food and culture on campus and beyond. Its goal is to encourage readers to engage with food in new, thoughtful ways and, more importantly, enjoy chowing down.

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Seattle is an interesting city, to say the least. We have a ridiculous number of hills that make getting between different neighborhoods incredibly difficult. There are strange five-street intersections, buses that sometimes never come, and one light rail system that is slowly but surely exp…

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You may know her from her 2019 electro-pop album “Pang”, or from her cult-favorite music videos filled with witchy choreography, or maybe, just maybe, you’re discovering her right now in this article. Regardless, Caroline Polachek, previously made famous by her first band Chairlift, is final…

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Exaggerated archetypes and overly predictable plot points are the hallmarks of Restoration-era comedies. If you’re hoping to start the year off with a handsome, fearless love story about a handsome, fearless man, you’ll get that from George Mount’s adaptation of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's “…

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Author’s Note: Listen to This is a biweekly column that serves as a listener’s guide to the world of music, with recommendations, reviews, and music-related stories.

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Given that the holidays are over and some of us may have sat through one too many Hallmark movies, why not kick off January with a turn to the cinematically superior and an early awards season favorite? Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson star as divorcing couple Charlie and Nicole Barber in …

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Author’s Note: Eco-Fashion is a bi-weekly column that serves as a guide to sustainable fashion with thrift shop reviews, tips and tricks to get the most for your money, and reasons why changing how we consume clothes is so important. 

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When I was little, trips to the farmers market were usually reserved for special occasions: the visiting of relatives from out of town, Mother’s Day, or the preparation of the annual batch of homemade pickles my father makes every summer (the most special occasion of all). 

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Representation matters. It’s a catchphrase that’s been floating around the internet for a while, often referring to the importance of depicting people other than the imagined “default” (white, cisgender, male, thin, abled, attractive, heterosexual, at least middle-class — you get the picture…

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I understand how aging works; it is a gradual process. It involves the depreciation of cells, a slowed metabolism, and weakened bones. The heart loses efficiency, progressing toward rigidity. This is what I know. 

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The School of Art + Art History + Design will begin its free seven-part lecture series Thursday, Jan. 9. Collaborating with the Henry Art Gallery and students from Art 361/561, the series will feature discussions regarding various artistic forms and creative careers from established artists …

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Thirty years ago, Jan. 6, 1990, Nirvana, the now infamous grunge band from Aberdeen, Washington, played its last show at the UW. While the Seattle-based band had played at the HUB before, the Jan. 6 show was their final and arguably most chaotic performance.

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As this is my last article of the quarter, I have decided to return to the heart of what my column aims to do. The idea of gathering, be it around people, food, space, or activity is something that can be seen all around campus and it’s a theme I try to subtly include in many of my sketches. 

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With the recent release of Disney+, there has been controversy around the warning played before movies that they “may contain outdated cultural depictions.” Times have changed since the release of classic Disney movies, with “Dumbo” released in 1941 and “The Jungle Book” released in 1967.

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Autumn is one of the rare opportunities I have as a Seattle artist to use colors other than gray, deep blue, and forest green. As we move into winter, there is the temptation to limit my palette and sketchbook to drawings of architecture with muted colors and black ink. However, this week I …

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The Brockman Memorial Campus Tree Tour has taken over my life. Whenever I pass an interesting tree on campus, I pull out my phone and look up its name and species and make a note of it for later. Over the last week and a half, I have sketched a Cedar of Lebanon, my favorite Yoshino cherry tr…