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Gratuity in America is reaching a tipping point

Gratuity in America is reaching a tipping point

Annabelle Yip (she/her), Reporter Jun 13, 2024

Many service workers depend on gratuity — voluntary gifts of money, or tips — from their customers for a substantial portion of their incomes. A Payscale report in 2015 shows that in the United States...

Should school be over after AP/IB exams?

Should school be over after AP/IB exams?

Jada Ambers (she/her), Reporter Jun 6, 2024

With only three weeks left in the school year, many students are spending their classes scrolling on their phones, watching movies or completing meaningless busy work. The Washington State Board of Education...

On April 19th, student protesters at the University of Washington set up an encampment on the university’s campus, protesting against Israel’s genocide of the Palestinian people.

University protests largely unsuccessful in achieving divestment

Sofia Lapinski (she/her), Reporter May 31, 2024

In recent weeks, university students across the country have set up encampments on their university campuses in protest of the Israel-Hamas War. Many groups are demanding the same change: that their universities...

U.S. AI regulations should follow E.U. example

U.S. AI regulations should follow E.U. example

Callie Tse (she/her), Reporter May 23, 2024

The U.S. and the E.U. have been equally crucial in leading global AI risk management. However, compared to the E.U., the U.S. sorely lacks regulatory legislation. After more than 80 AI-related bills failed...

Is a four-day school week beneficial?

Is a four-day school week beneficial?

Four-day school weeks have grown in popularity since they were first implemented in 1936. More than 1,600 schools in 24 states go by the four-day school week, according to Oregon State University. For...

ASB elections should be more transparent

ASB elections should be more transparent

Weiju Wang (he/him), Co-Copy Editor May 6, 2024

ASB held elections for executive officer positions for the 2024-25 school year on March 13. In total, 375 students voted, only 32% of the school population. Although there is very little controversy about...

Oracle’s headquarters in Austin, Texas is the only location where TikTok’s U.S. user data is held. Federal agents regularly conduct audits to ensure the data is secure.

editorial: TikTok should tick on

William He (he/him), Junior Web Editor, Photo Editor Apr 29, 2024

Nearly seven million businesses and half of America’s population use TikTok, spending an average of around 60 minutes per day on the app, according to the Pew Research Center. However, on April 24, president...

Spring dances withering away

Spring dances withering away

Annabelle Yip (she/her), Reporter Apr 4, 2024

Tolo is a spring dance — often casual or semiformal — that many schools organize to boost student morale and challenge traditional gender roles. It’s most popular in the Pacific Northwest, originating...

Employees at Bellevue Square’s Sephora said the Dior section is always busy. Since the rise of the coquette trend, the section has doubled in size.

Coquette trend experiments with feminist autonomy

Annika Wegener (she/they), Reporter Mar 29, 2024

Bows, lace and Dior makeup products have taken over the social media feeds of many teenage girls, and all are cornerstones of the recent “coquette” trend. The rise of the coquette trend has reverberated...

Editorial: Kenmore needs affordable housing

Editorial: Kenmore needs affordable housing

Cate Bouvet (she/her), Co-Editor-in-Chief Mar 22, 2024

After a series of controversies and miscommunications, Kenmore’s city council denied a crucial affordable housing project. This was a disappointing end to a project that would have housed more than 100...

Evaluating age limits for elected officials

Evaluating age limits for elected officials

William He (he/him), Junior Web Editor, Photo Editor Mar 6, 2024

On Feb. 2, 2023, former President Bill Clinton joined President Joe Biden at the White House to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Even though Clinton hasn’t been in...

The entrance to Innovation Lab High School, located in Bothell, Washington.

Innovation Lab Uncovered

Rishi Gala (he/him), Reporter Feb 29, 2024

Innovation Lab High School is an NSD choice school that opened in 2020. Focused on nurturing leaders and innovators, the school offers a unique learning style that focuses on several skills — such as...

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