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End of the season review: Volleyball

Dominic Wilkerson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

The Raiders volleyball team fell into fourth place in the NWAC West division this year, missing the playoffs by just one place down. The team pulled off 5 league wins this season, but came away with 9 losses also. Their division was tough this year with Tacoma going 13-1 and Highline right behind them at 11-3. The turning...

Loot Crate delivers monthly subscription boxes tailored to geeks and gamers

January 14, 2014

Loot Crate, a self proclaimed Monthly Geek and Gamer Subscription Box, is a fairly new business that continues to gain more and more success as the months go by.  It allows customers to sign up for either a monthly subscription or a bundle, and each month a themed mystery gift box is shipped out to subscribers. Past months...

The Lone Ranger Fails to deliver in classic adaptation

September 18, 2013

Austin Lewis Contributing Writer The Lone Ranger is one of Disney’s newest films to hit theaters this summer. It follows the origin tales of the original Lone Ranger show that ended in 1957. The movie was directed by Gore Verbinksi, known for being the director the extremely popular Pirates of the Caribbean movies. The movi...

Koontz gives Frankenstein new life

September 18, 2013

Kristoffer Hayward Staff Writer Everyone knows Frankenstein as one of the classic monsters, but being a classic it may be a bit dry for modern readers. Dean Koontz, one of the biggest names in the modern horror genre, has taken the Frankenstein mythos and updated it into twenty first century New Orleans. Koontz didn’t ...

‘iron man 3’ is a super ride

May 14, 2013

Kristoffer Hayward Staff Writer With advertisements featuring the villainous Mandarin, dozens of flying Iron Man suits and promises of danger and explosions, “Iron Man 3,” one of the biggest movies in theaters this year, has probably piqued everyone’s interest. The movie delivers all on of those points and even g...

cappex.com review

March 11, 2013

Cameron Cyprain Staff Writer Cappex is an innovative website that offers academic resources for current students, graduates, and returning students alike. Everything from scholarships, grants, college campus tours, applications, and even an easy to understand system that allows website users to evaluate their chances of bein...

‘Wicked’ shows audiences a new side to the land of OZ

November 10, 2012

Broadway adaption of famous book comes to Seattle to dazzle audience with references to classic 'The Wizard of OZ' Healani Brennan Staff Writer  The popular Broadway production of the novel “Wicked” by Gregory Maguire, does not fail to entertain. The show is not the most accurate depiction of the novel, but rathe...

Take a trip down the line at Lakewood’s AAA

February 7, 2012

  The AAA Buffet just off of exit 127 has a unique and diverse spread of great quality Asian quinine at a low price. At only $8.99 for lunch and $12.99 for dinner a lower quality of food might be expected, but this buffet is beating the stereotype providing customers with anything from a full Mongolian barbecue to...

Interpreting Indian traditions with spicy food

February 7, 2012

  India is the most famous country in terms of spicy foods. Thousands of spicy dishes constantly attract visitors to India. The country is diverse like America with different religions, continents and casts that all have their specials traditions and foods. The most common and famous dishes in India are Biryani, Qaliya,...

Mama Stortini’s serving up authentic Italian

February 7, 2012

Mama Stortini’s is an Italian restaurant with great atmosphere, music and big smiles and is worth the 25-minute drive to Puyallup. Mama Stortini’s is a two-level restaurant specifically designed so that the top floor is the restaurant area, bar and kitchen, and the lower floor is solely for catering, banquets, weddings...

The Triple Doors brings together good music with great food

February 7, 2012

Seattle prides itself on theaters like the Moore and venues like the Tractor Tavern, but none compare to the quaint personal feeling associated with the Triple Door in the city's center. The Triple Door is a multifunctional venue incorporating live music with high-end Asian cuisine. The venue is located at the intersection...

“Modern Warfare” rakes in $775 million in first week

December 28, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuzaxlddWbk Infinity Ward’s new epic made 775 million dollars in the first five days of release making it one of the bestselling video games of all time. Game developer Infinity Ward continues its bestselling “Modern Warfare” franchise with “Modern Warfare 3.” Though the game closely...

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