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Posts published in December 2018

No Shoes, No Shirt, Free Service

Planning on whooping it up this coming New Year’s Eve? Not to worry, King County Metro’s got you covered. If you’re out late and Uber and Lyft surge rates are way too high, or your phone died hours ago, Metro is here for you this year. Stranded with no cash?…

911 Outages Leave Many Concerned

Thursday evening (at approximately 9:00 pm PST), many 911 callers failed to reach their local 911 call center in states across the country. At 10:01 pm that night, SeattleAlert sent out a message to all Seattleites with the subject “911 OUTAGE-MAJOR DISRUPTION” stating “If you have an emergency and cannot…

Brace Yourself for the #SeattleSqueeze

The #seattlesqueeze is coming next week. Friday, January 4th, is when the first wave of traffic impacts will hit with the closure of on and off ramps to the viaduct near the stadiums, which is expected to affect traffic in the SoDo area significantly. Are you prepared for the changes…

Speed Dating – For a Cause

If you’ve never heard of or experienced speed dating, it is an activity done at a bar, coffee shop or community center with lots of people that want to date or meet new friends. Some haven’t had any luck meeting people conventionally due to work or school schedules, moving to…

Review: Creed 2

There has been a huge trend of sequels and remakes in Hollywood over the past few years, and while some of them were necessary, many were not. The movie Creed 2 is one of those rare exceptions that is actually worthwhile. Creed 2, sequel to Creed, once again stars Michael…

Does Gender Matter?

Have you ever heard someone say “I am a man so I don’t have to do that”? The idea of having different gender roles allows us to have different social expectations when it comes to gender. This has confused me ever since I was a child. I have wondered where…

“In The Heights” Review

This is a must see musical about love, laughter, compassion, and faith. The music is so moving, it makes you want to get up on your feet and dance.  This is just a small insight into the exhilarating production of In The Heights. In The Heights was conceived by Lin…

Get Ready For #realign99

The upcoming closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is going to have a significant long-term impact on Seattle commuters. The #realign99 project is set to begin this January. Ninety thousand cars currently use SR99 and the Viaduct on a daily basis and those cars will be forced out onto surface…

Homo and Homeless for the Holidays

Yep. It’s December. The last month of the year, and goodness this year has flown by! Fall Quarter is over, finals are fading from the sight of students, and the holiday season is in full swing. Traffic is excruciating and rage-inducing. Christmas music accosts us in every conceivable establishment, advertisements…