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The disappointment of the 2022 Mariners

Earlier this season, I wrote an article on why the Mariners ball club seemed to be the organization's most hopeful team in recent times, and for the first few weeks of the season it seemed like this statement would remain true. In their first 17 games, the team held a record of 11-6, and although it was early, the team looked good. But I don't believe anyone expected the season to take the turn that it did.

Coffee Snob: Exploring Seattle’s coffee scene – Ugly Mug Cafe & Coffee Roasters

Ugly Mug Cafe originated in 1995 in the University District. In the midst of the college scene, Ugly Mug takes on the lively essence of U-District’s inhabitants, while still aiming to provide a refuge of coziness and warmth. The current owners of the cafe and roastery began as mere baristas at Ugly Mug. However, with a yearning to improve and elevate the cafe, Ugly Mug was eventually passed into their hands. 

SCC technical programs saved for 2022: SCA off the chopping block

After the initial news that the culinary program was being put on the chopping block, faculty expressed their concern and aggravation about the affair, criticizing the lack of accountability by Seattle Central’s administration. In a faculty email chain, Marie Villarba, a Seattle Central STEM teacher, called out the chancellor and president for “failing their responsibilities.”

Op-Ed: Classicism, not classism for the College of Built Environment

In early 2020, I graduated from the Wood Technology Center with a certification in cabinetmaking and architectural woodworking. I am currently a lab assistant and facilities woodworker in the College of Built Environments educational woodshop at the University of Washington. The woodshop, named the Fab Lab, is a teaching resource for colleges of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and planning, and more.

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