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Cheap Eats

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By Zachary Newman Having moved from the dorms to our house off Division Street, my friends and I have had quite the cuisine around Olympia, without having to go very far (downtown is far- It’s, like, two roundabouts away.) But ...
 

 
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Wasted Advice

My dog is an asshole who won’t stop eating my used cottonballs from removing makeup. How likely is it that he’ll die doing this? One of my dogs is an asshole too. That said, I don’t know shit about animals. You should probably ...
 

 
 
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Why We Should Vote

By Zachary Newman This past Election Day saw the lowest voter turnout for a midterm election since 1942. On November 4th, 36.3 percent of Americans mailed in ballots, waited in lines, did whatever they felt they needed to do to...
 

 
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RVIVR Record Release

By Garrett Bekemeyer The night began snug from the warmth of a fire at a friend’s house. I slugged back cans of Hamm’s while we read raunchy letters to the editor found within an issue of Penthouse from the mid-’70s to each oth...
 

 
 
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Interview: Mirah & Erica Freas

By Blaine Ewig It’s a rare and exciting opportunity to get two busy and prolific artists like Mirah and Erica Freas to sit down and have an hour-long conversation. But the two somehow managed to make time, and lucky for you, we...
 

 
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Artist Statement:

Patrick Semple

These two pieces, “Moonbeam Mirror Light,” and “Deep Sleep” are from a series I’ve been working on, using oil pastel on newspaper. Initially, I was bored in the kitchen one morning so I grabbed this print of The Stranger and we...
 

 
 
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Fermenting Local Culture

OlyKraut Expands Reach Beyond the South Sound

By Cassie Johnson-Villalobos Sash Sunday began sharing her small batches of homemade sauerkraut with friends in 2005. The former Evergreen student now manages the production of much larger batches of raw, fermented products and...
 

 
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Game Fix

Where to Find Classic Video Game Gear

By Cody Byre As an employee of GameStop, the biggest corporate game retail company in the U.S., I often encounter customers seeking classic games, consoles, and accessories. These old gaming items—Playstation 2, GameCube, Origi...
 

 
 
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Saturday Night DisInfo

Last Word Books Hosts Weekly Discussion of All Things Reptilian and Chemtrail

By Ira Zuckerman An eccentric among its peers, Last Word Books is packed on Saturday nights. Most bookstores would give into the bars and clubs on these weekend evenings, but Last Word keeps their doors open for a weekly meetin...
 

 
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Three Magnets Brewing Co. Opens New Brewpub In Downtown Olympia

By Kathryn L. Casterline Beer drinkers, rejoice! There is a new brewpub in downtown Olympia. Cancel your plans to visit the craft breweries in Seattle and Portland and go check out the Three Magnets Brewing Co. as soon as you p...
 

 
 
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Know Your Rights:

What to Do When the Cops Come to Your Party

By Felix Chrome Before every punk show, zine release, or birthday party we plan, my whole house sits down to talk about the logistics, mostly what to do if a bunch of wasted randos show up or our neighbor calls the cops. Most r...