Articles written by: Maddy Kunz


Don’t let the 90s way of life reemerge: culture needs to leave the last years of the 20th century in the past

The 90s are making a comeback. It’s undeniable. Countless trends, from television shows to clothing to music, are revived in today’s culture. Most of us students were too young to experience these trends initially—even the seniors this year were born in 1992 or 1993—but the latest fad is present nonetheless. […]


Deliciously Odd Food

College is a time to experiment, push yourself and find out what works for you.  Food is no exception. Sometimes it’s even a necessity if you’re looking to eat.  I know that there have been many times when I’ve opened the fridge and thought, “Welp. This sucks,” because I have […]


Be aware of gym etiquette

Some people love it, some people hate it. Either way, most people are going to step foot in a gym at some point in their lives. And whether you’re a friend or a foe, there are some standard rules that everyone should abide by in order to make the gym-going […]

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Communications department must be clearer: communication between students and professors should improve

Communication Studies is a major often chosen by liberal arts students.  For those who don’t know what the major is about, it may seem cushy or just something to do if you don’t really like anything else. I understand where people who think that are coming from: before I started […]


There are better ways to spend your time than on Yik-Yak

If you haven’t heard of it, then you’ve been living under a Puget Sound rock. For those of you who don’t know, Yik Yak is a social media app where people can post their thoughts or musings on an anonymous forum. Sounds pretty cool, right? I agree; it sounds cool. […]

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Navigating the world of study abroad: applying to go abroad can often be confusing, but for good reason

One of the appeals for many students at this University and other small liberal arts schools is the opportunity to study abroad at some point during their time here. The topic is widely discussed throughout campus as students leave, return and are excited by the prospects of doing so for […]


Gluten- and dairy-free coconut dream bars

Considering the prevalence of food allergies, more and more people are demanding quality sweets that are also allergen-friendly.  As it should be! You deserve quality treats even if you can’t digest some of the common ingredients in sweets. This recipe for Coconut Dream Bars is perfect for people who are […]

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When and what kind of joke is “too soon”?

They fall under the umbrella of dark comedy and became prominent in the early 2000’s.  Just a few weeks after the September 11th attacks comedian Gilbert Gottfried made an attempt at a 9/11 gag that didn’t go over well with the audience, which caused someone in the crowd to yell […]