Drew May

Spring computer cleaning

Spring cleaning can be a great way to get your house and life organized, but don’t forget to include your computer in the process. Many people neglect to regularly tune up their computer and over a long period of time that can adversely affect performance and hard drive space. This guide is for Windows users, though most of the tips here can be applied to Macs and Linux users as well.

Tips and tricks for transferring students

Transferring to a new college can be an extremely stressful situation. There are a million deadlines with no guarantee of being accepted to the colleges apply for. Take it from someone who’s been through the process before. Follow these tips and you’ll be on your way to a stress free transfer.

Thespian lovers unite

Too often local theater is overlooked. Whenever people do decide to go to the theater, it’s typically to see a traveling broadway production.

Broadway is great, but the productions that are right next door are oftentimes just as good.

Game review: Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride is a railroad themed board game where opponents race to complete “routes” by placing colored train cars on predetermined railways on the map. Each game begins with a player picking two routes to complete by the end of the game.

Is PaperCut really saving paper?

The PaperCut system was implemented in the Pierce College Puyallup library and computer centers two years ago in hopes that student printer use would decrease and save the college paper and money.

Not feeling the mojo at Moodoo Teryaki

Modoo Teriyaki is located in a quaint strip mall next to the Fred Meyer on the corner of 176th Street E. and Meridian Avenue E. Walking into the restaurant, I was greeted by a nice “family style” atmosphere with seat yourself service and a TV hanging in a corner playing sports.

Gangs, vandalism on the rise at Pierce

In December 2011, the Puyallup Police Department Gang Unit released a statement saying that 50 percent of gang activity in Puyallup has decreased since December 2010. Vandalism in Puyallup, however, has increased by 19 percent from 2010 to 2011.