Looking back, I wonder why I didn't feel violated by what my uncle did to me. Why did I like it? Why did I conflate my uncle's attention with love and pleasure? And why, when I turned 18 and finally realized that what had happened to me was abuse, did I not feel the tell-tale signs of trauma?
Posts published by “Juan Miguel Jocom”Juan Miguel Jocom, or Juanita Banana as his friends call him, is an Editorial Board member at the Seattle Collegian, where he focuses on writing about the experience of immigrant students at Seattle Central College. A documentarian, he hopes to create videos that will showcase the chaos and glory of humans. As a Seattle local, he’s an aspiring granola boy, who enjoys rock climbing and jumping off cliffs. His recent documentary, Welcome to the Neighborhood, was an official selected entry for the 2021 SCOOP film fest.
Whether you are on an afternoon run, or just merely passing by the park, you’ve probably heard Balcony Bridge playing, luring walkers with their songs and reminding people of the power of music; how it can create a space for the local community to connect.
HONK! Fest West is a music festival that highlights brass band culture within the Northwestern United States. However, the festival also includes performers from states like New York and California. From the afterwork hobbyist, to the middle school band member, HONK! fronts a diverse set of crowds that delivers different takes on brass band music.
Bang the Gong is a monthly drag show that highlights a number of API drag queens from the Seattle area. Featured in this month's shows were Kylie Mooncakes, CaraMel Flava, Kungpow Meow, Rowan Ruthless and Beau Degas.
On Thursday May 27, students at Seattle Central College’s first in-person Unity Fair since before the coronavirus pandemic suffered an unappetizing experience after they participated in a hot sauce challenge.
Some may argue that fishing as an industry is dying, but not on the shores of Knutson. “When I started fishing in 1972, I've heard that my whole life. People told me ‘hey that’s a dying industry', and I usually respond with ‘if you think that the fishing [industry] is dying, then I guess you’re saying that the planet is dying.’”
There are many elements that make a good cup of coffee: top quality beans, state-of-the-art machines, proper technique, and, arguably the most important of all, happy baristas. After their March 22 win as the first Starbucks location in the state of Washington to unionize, the Starbucks at 101 Broadway E. might be getting closer to brewing the perfect cup of coffee.