Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaking at a worker protest against Amazon in Shakopee, Minnesota on Dec. 14, 2018. (Photo by Fibonacci Blue via Flickr)

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar to headline CAIR-WA Ramadan fundraiser

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has gained a high national profile in the past few months, as one of the first two American Muslim women elected to Congress.
May 21, 2019

Why after 20 years affirmative action is coming back to Washington

Affirmative action has returned to Washington via Initiative 1000, which curtails the state’s 1998 ban on preferential treatment based on race or gender.
Apr 29, 2019

Sarah Smith’s Democratic insurgent campaign aims for upset in Congressional race

Sarah Smith is challenging fellow Democrat, U.S. Rep. Adam Smith (WA-9), as part of a national push for more progressive candidates in the Democratic party.
Oct 22, 2018

Whitman student’s father killed amid Venezuela’s growing instability

The growing economic and political turmoil that's affecting the safety and stability of common Venezuelans has hit home for a Whitman student.
Aug 27, 2018