Response to the “Suggestion” to leave residence halls 

Tyler Wood, Guest Writer   Hello. My name is Tyler Wood. I am a second year and I am hoping to double major in History and Secondary Education with the dream of becoming a High School history teacher. Hoping to do all of that here at Saint Martin’s. So far, I have had a blast. I am not going to

What I’ve Pondered from Podcasting

Andrew Oslin, Guest Writer   We began laying the foundation of the podcast in September. Teammates and I from cross country (such as Nich Sarysz) had been wanting to collaborate on an audio project for some time. It would be a good experience with the process of producing and working collaboratively, as well as a lot of fun. After practice

Is climate change really as bad as scientists are claiming?

Kelsey Monaco, Guest Writer   It’s all over the news. With headlines like “More than 11,000 scientists from around the world declare a ‘climate emergency’” and “‘Bleak’ United Nations (U.N.) Report on a Planet in Peril Looms Over New Climate Talks.” We’ve been bombarded with fear-inducing reports on the climate disaster. But should we be worried? According to a special

Empowering future generations to lead: The impact of youth activists

Emma Dobbs, Managing Editor    At 17 years old, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has become an international icon. Thunberg first gained media attention for her two-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in avoidance of greenhouse gas emissions produced by commercial flights. She has since spoken at the 2019 United Nations Youth Climate Summit, testified before the United States Congress,

My City Year experience

Chelsea Mancilla, Guest Writer   City Year is an AmeriCorps program which operates in 29 cities across the U.S. and 22 states, including Seattle. I am proud to be serving in this program at Concord International Elementary School, located in the South Park community of Seattle. At the beginning of the school year, I was assigned to Mr. Tobin’s fourth

Find the freebies

Joe Edgecomb, Guest Writer   I was almost shocked when the professor told us to pack up 15 minutes early. The program was a six week course in radiochemistry, an intense one to say the least. Daily lectures and labs were broken up only by the ten minute bike ride home for lunch. Every week, the program flew in a

Images of Peace in our World

Melissa Wright   I remember about four years ago lying in my extra-long twin sized bed trying to fall asleep, roughly around 11:00 p.m. I was trying to get an early night in before a big test, but all I heard was noise. There was a group of very loud students who liked to congregate just outside my door in


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