ARTS & CULTURE MAGAZINE

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There is only one viral STI that can be prevented with a vaccine. It is also one of the most prevalent and potentially harmful STIs, as it is the leading cause of several different types of cancer. Vaccinating oneself against this STI seems like a no-brainer: it’s prevention against cancer. …

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Last May, I found myself in the ER. Shortly before I checked in, I had painful urination and felt the need to go every few minutes. I had what is considered the standard symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI). Within an hour, I began urinating copious amounts of blood. It was time to se…

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Sleep is undoubtedly an overlooked aspect of life, primarily because the effects of insufficient sleep are not as widely known as they could be. For college students, especially, sleep should be a priority; but in reality, it is often neglected.

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The stigmas surrounding sex work and sex workers have persisted too long and now hang in stale air. There are numerous arguments: How the majority of sex workers are underage; that decriminalization would lead to huge increases in human sex trafficking; or perhaps the most common one: that s…

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A month ago, three days into the quarter, I sprained my ankle in a lecture hall. I sat through an hour-long lecture with throbbing pain and increased anxiety. I had to get to Hall Health on one foot; I would have to miss my afternoon class; and I’d probably end up needing a few days of bed r…

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When someone talks about nudism, it generally brings up images of hippies, old men that we’ve seen when we’ve accidentally wandered onto the wrong side of the beach, or crazy sex-fueled cruises. In reality, that’s not the case for people who participate in what’s called social nudism, or nat…

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Take a look around — look at the chair you are sitting in or the website you are searching on. Question yourself. Is this item you are using easy or difficult to use? If you have nothing to say, chances are it was well-designed. That silence is the product of the mind of a designer, who work…

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On the night of Oct. 25, before an eager crowd, Gypsy Temple took to the stage at Seattle Center’s Vera Project. 

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I will be the first one to admit that I enjoy fried and fast food just as much as the next stressed-out college student. Late night Aladdin’s Greek fries and Just Burgers’ mozzarella sticks provide a satisfaction like no other after long study sessions and nights out. However, constantly eat…

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The academic year is beginning, and this means over the coming months the weather will get grayer and the temperature will begin to drop. Stress levels will start to rise. One inevitable byproduct of the changing seasons combining with the typical school-year sleep deficiency is getting sick…

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As a fellow broke college student, I know that food can be expensive. After searching for cheap, filling eats on the Ave for three years, here are some of my recommendations.

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Seattle is a city in flux. Anyone who has ever stolen a glance at the crane-choked skyline can tell you that. And sadly, much of this transformation seems to be occurring at the expense of the historic, the underground, and the weird as the city transforms into a place that caters to tech bo…

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In a college setting, the need for vaccinations is vital. With large groups of students living in tight quarters — such as dorms, sororities, fraternities, or community houses — sickness can spread like wildfire. However, getting vaccinated is a responsibility that students often neglect.  

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For over a hundred years in Seattle, drag performances have been boldly shattering the concept of gender norms and inspiring members of the LGBTQIA+ community to embrace and love their identities. 

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Dance in Seattle has slowly progressed to incorporate a wide range of styles, from Cuban Latin dancing to hip-hop originating from the working class of New York. Dance is a universal expression of communication, art, and emotion, which creates a story that transcends through time and languag…

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After a hard day’s work, a cathartic fit of laughter is the best medicine to de-stress from being boundless, failing forward, or whatever else our slogan writers say we are doing this year. Seattle is home to great venues which showcase stand-up and improvisational theater. Live comedy is pe…