‘Umbrella movement’ activists charged after Hong Kong gets new leader
The move, a day after a new Beijing-backed leader was chosen, provoked anger among protesters and heightened political tension in the Chinese-ruled city.
Mar 27, 2017
News & Politics
Detained Seattle-area ‘Dreamer’ released from ICE custodyby ReutersMar 30, 2017
A Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient was released from federal custody while legal proceedings continue over his immigration status.
Seattle, King County brush off Sessions’ pledge to cut federal funds over ‘sanctuary’ policiesby Venice BuhainMar 28, 2017
Arts & Culture
Mexica celebration ushers in paquini yancuic xihuitl (happy new year)by Agatha PachecoMar 20, 2017
This Mexica new year leaves behind tecaptl, the year of the flint knife, and ushers in calli, the year of the house.
Race & Ethnicity
Students tell Seattle school board Ethnic Studies neededby Reagan JacksonMar 17, 2017
More than 50 students, parents and teachers told the Seattle Public Schools that Ethnic Studies should be mandatory in the district's K-12 curriculum.
Trump’s immigration talk leads families to seek mental health supportby Agatha PachecoMar 21, 2017
Organizations have started to provide talk therapy, group therapy, yoga and more to address anxiety caused by shifts in immigration policies.