Despite recent efforts to normalize and promote the importance of mental health, it is still a topic we fear to discuss openly. People who experience mental health challenges are either seen as aggressive and violent or weak and incompetent. These misconceptions create stigmas that make it harder for everyone involved.
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Between Boylston and Belmont at 606 E Pine St. is El Lugar, a neighborhood market, bar, and cafe. When you’ve got so much homework, but so little time, all you want is somewhere to relax…
If you are an international student, you may know what feeling homesick is like, especially after being away from home for a considerable time. Foreigners living in a country with different customs and lifestyles to…
Fatphobia or an exploration of loss, pain, and regret? Aronofsky’s “The Whale” (★★★★☆)Juan Miguel Jocom
Like Aronofsky’s previous films, “Black Swan'' and “Mother!”, “The Whale'' is a discomfort-inducing drama that will make you question how you treat the people around you.
On Oct. 19, 2022, I had the privilege of attending the Seattle Opera’s opening night of “Tristan and Isolde.” Once the public settled in, the lights turned down, and the orchestra commenced Richard Wagner’s famous…
Established in 1995, Seattle Go Center, or formally known as Nihon Ki-in Go institute of the West, is the first Go center in North America. The Nihon Ki-in (The Japanese Go association) and one of Go’s most notable players, Kaoru Iwamoto, funded the Go center in hopes of preserving and fostering the culture of Go across the globe.
As a fan of Guadagnino’s past works, I was anticipating to love “Bones and All”. Unfortunately, I was left disappointed. There was great potential for this film with its director, general theme, and talented cast, but I found that it was missing substance. Maybe this is what Guadagnino wanted, for us to be drifting along with the characters on their backcountry escapade, but it left me leaving the theater craving more.
It is a rainy late afternoon in Seattle. You decide to stop by Pike Place Market for a cup of coffee. Stepping foot into the market, you feel something shift inside of you. It is like you’re being watched, but there aren’t many people around you at all. Through the stairway, you think you hear an echo of voices that belong to nobody. Suddenly, you catch a fleeting glimpse of something moving in the corner of your eye. You realize you are not alone, but are in the presence of something - or rather, someone - unseen.
From its roots in Yosemite Valley in the 1920s, rock climbing today has taken to new heights, and not only because of how high rock climbers have climbed, literally, but also because of the amount of people who are rock climbing professionally and recreationally.
It is quite noticeable that the act of smoking is embedded in Seattle’s identity, as it is in many places in the world. Packs of Newports on the ground, perfumed clouds from vapes, and the flicking of lighters are part of urban culture, despite anti-smoking law-making.