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Filter out light pollution at the planetarium

Filter out light pollution at the planetarium

April 8, 2019

Pierce Science Dome illuminates path to brighter night skies It has been three minutes since take off. Hands gripped tightly on the seat handles,...

Violence erupts around the world in wake of announcement

Violence erupts around the world in wake of announcement

December 4, 2014

November 24, 2014, millions of people sat around their tv set to hear the verdict on rather or not the...

Make a Day of Seattle

June 17, 2013

Kristoffer Hayward Staff Writer Not everyone is heading away from home for vacation and, for about 75 dollars; it won’t be necessary thanks to the Seattle City Pass. The Seattle City Pass is a special ticket that allows the ticket holder to visit six of the seven top attractions in Seattle. The Space Needle, the Se...

through the eyes of a friend

May 30, 2013

Kristoffer Hayward & Kendra Pfeiffer Staff Writers “We were pushed off the train and then, as we were pulled to the right, we were told, ‘left is death’.” The above quote was spoken by Sara Vise, the fictional friend of Anne Frank, in the play Through the Eyes of a Friend.  The play is presented by the Se...

Pacific Science Center fit for a perfect date

February 22, 2013

Katelyn Hummel Staff Writer Valentines Day is over, but special outings with your significant other don’t have to end. The Pacific Science Center in Seattle is home to an array of exhibits that are both entertaining and awe-inspiring, a perfect fit for a date or an educational adventure. The Tropical Butterfly House exhibit ...

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

November 9, 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...

Chocolate delight and masterful chocolatiers

October 4, 2012

Chocolate entrepreneurs show off their flavorful creations at the Northwest Chocolate Festival Tamara Kelly Staff Writer Chocolate is usually a dessert that can be filled with rich cream or drizzled over pretzels or cinnamon gummy bears, but at the Northwest Chocolate Festival in downtown Seattle, chocolatiers are taki...

Eight awesome things to do this summer

June 12, 2012

  1. Seattle International Film Festival When: Through June 12, 2012 - Various Locations throughout Seattle Washington What: The 38th Annual Seattle Film Festival promises to be an exciting viewing event. Experience 25 days of intense film viewing where you can indulge in every type of cinema from the US & around th...

Take a trip to Seattle for Less

May 26, 2012

Student Programs offers ‘Expedition Seattle,’ a tour of Seattle for a fraction of the price Andrea Bell Staff Writer Going to Seattle can be ex- pensive, but once again Pierce is stepping up to provide students with a chance to get a discounted day of fun in Seattle. Students can visit the Student Programs office and ...