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How the murder of George Floyd rallied our community and our nation

Graffiti lines the walls of Seattle, pledging silent support for the BLM movement. Photo by Rahima Baluch
June 8, 2020

      The Murder of George Floyd On May 25, 2020, the Minneapolis Police Department responded to a call that reported a 46-year-old black man, George Floyd, allegedly using a...

A pinch of knowledge for baking enthusiasts

Art by Sonya Sheptunov
Have you ever tried out a new recipe, closely following the steps, and ended up with a raw, discolored mess? The following are some simple tips to step up your baking game.
May 29, 2020

Have you ever tried out a new recipe, closely following the steps, and ended up with a raw, discolored mess? The following are some simple tips to step up your baking game. To produce perfectly baked...

Rainy day reads

Rainy day reads
What better way to unwind and release all of your quarantine tensions than with a good book? From romance to space travel, here are some of Nordic’s favorite stories to cure your boredom.
May 28, 2020

What better way to unwind and release all of your quarantine tensions than with a good book?  From romance to space travel, here are some of Nordic’s favorite stories to cure your boredom.  "STRANGE...

Nordic reviews the cinema world’s finest hidden gems

Art by Eli Shafer and Sonya Sheptunov
With nationwide quarantines in place, a lot of people have more free time than they know what to do with, leading to the growth of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Disney+. While most people tend to flock toward the highest-rated movies, the world’s cinematic greats aren’t the only movies that can entertain us. There are good movies, there are bad movies and then there are movies with qualities so astonishingly low that you can’t help but laugh at the fact that someone agreed to pay to produce what you’re watching. While some low budget movies can completely surprise the audience with how good they are, the following films fall a little short of doing so. However, they still make for a truly underrated way to spend an evening at home.
May 28, 2020

With nationwide quarantines in place, a lot of people have more free time than they know what to do with, leading to the growth of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Disney+. While most people tend...

Businesses join fight against COVID-19 by aiding health care workers

At Canyon Park Starbucks, the drive-thru and mobile ordering services remain open, offering free “tall” size hot coffees to any and all healthcare personnel actively working to fight the coronavirus. Many local businesses have also adapted to online and mobile ordering with contactless pickups to minimize the spread of disease. Photo by Sonya Sheptunov
From software companies to local restaurants, businesses across the nation have shifted away from their typical operations and are aiding health care workers fighting against the coronavirus pandemic. Though several companies lack the financial ability to fund medical research and equipment manufacturing, they are using their existing services to support health care workers.
May 26, 2020

From software companies to local restaurants, businesses across the nation have shifted away from their typical operations and are aiding health care workers fighting against the coronavirus pandemic....

Athletes find new ways to practice during quarantine

School sports were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students continue to stay active and practice at home. Photo by Nathan Guest
May 25, 2020

As Washingtonians remain in lockdown after the stay-at-home order was extended to May 31, all workout and fitness centers remain closed. However, this hasn’t stopped many of the athletes from getting...

Presidential election continues despite COVID-19 concerns

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 presidential election continues. With the election happening in Nov. households in the state of Washington will receive ballots that can be mailed in or dropped off at ballot boxes like this one in Canyon Park Plaza. Photo by Sonya Sheptunov
May 24, 2020

Presidential campaigns continue even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. On March 17, President Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee after clinching the majority of delegates. Former...

The economic cost of COVID-19

The economic cost of COVID-19. Art by Minita Layal
May 22, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 cases tops 4 million worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University, many are worried about the global economic toll of the virus. Politicians, citizens and scientists are all...

Global pandemic brings imperative stay-at-home order

Art by Sonya Sheptunov
May 21, 2020

Amid the highly contagious COVID-19 virus that has surfaced around the globe, 42 states in the US alone have implemented stay-at-home orders, urging 316 million people to stay at home, self-quarantine...

Urgent climate action needed to match nature’s resilience

Art by Aditi Jain
May 20, 2020

The world has changed; quarantine has allowed us to take a step back from our hectic lives and reorganize our priorities, from the meaning of life to our relationship with the environment. It has also...

14 activities to cure boredom

14 activities to cure boredom
It’s been over seven weeks since school abruptly closed and quarantine so rudely began. Since then, we’ve all spent a little too much time either on our phones or rewatching our favorite shows. Days are starting to blur and weeks are becoming redundant. If you are yearning for some different and more interesting things to do, here are 14 ways to fill your quarantined days! 
May 16, 2020

It’s been over seven weeks since school abruptly closed and quarantine so rudely began. Since then, we’ve all spent a little too much time either on our phones or rewatching our favorite shows. Days...

Easy eats for the stir crazy vegan

Easy eats for the stir crazy vegan
During these unprecedented times, people in quarantine have taken to the internet to find fun and creative recipes to spice up their quarantine. With easy-to-find items and creative spins on the internet’s favorite foods, here are some of Nordic’s top quarantine recipes.
May 14, 2020

During these unprecedented times, people in quarantine have taken to the internet to find fun and creative recipes to spice up their quarantine. With easy-to-find items and creative spins on the internet’s...

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