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Posts published in March 2019

Unalarming fire alarm in SAM

At 9:15 on the morning of March 15, the fire alarm in Seattle Central’s Science and Math building (SAM) went off. All students and staff in the building evacuated and waited for nearly 30 minutes as the fire department arrived, cleared the building, and left. According to the Security Office…

Captain Marvel arrives on Earth — 3.5/5

3.5 STARS OUT OF 5 (Want to know exactly what our star ratings mean? Check out our explanations here.) Carol Danvers — a.k.a. Captain Marvel — is finally here, and she has fully conquered her first big screen debut. The first iteration of the Captain Marvel character was introduced in 1967.…

Review: PNB Director’s Choice 2019 (4.5/5)

4.5 STARS OUT OF 5 (Want to know exactly what our star ratings mean? Check out our explanations here.) Every year, Pacific Northwest Ballet holds a Director’s Choice mixed-rep program, leaning away from established repertory with new works and risky choices. PNB Director, Peter Boal, overwhelmingly delivers quality performances on…

Metro shakes up fare enforcement

As of March 2019, King County Metro will be changing how it enforces payment on buses, including Rapid Ride, especially those on Third Avenue. The changes to the fare violation program will no longer make failure to pay a fare citation misdemeanor, meaning violators won’t need to go to court…

Sad Riot at Emerald City Comic Con

This coming Thursday, March 14th marks the start of Emerald City Comic Con. ECCC is a three day gathering at the Washington State Convention Center that by their own description “delivers the best that the comics and pop culture industry has to offer directly from the creators”. The con features…

Womxn’s Future: the conversation continues

On March 7th, the Northwest Film Forum and Seattle Central’s College Activities Board co-hosted an event entitled “Womxn’s Future” in the Erickson Theatre. This is the second of NWFF and CAB’s “Future/Community Conversations” series, the first being “Black Future.” The event featured a diverse group of panelists. Creative instigator for…