Allyship 2.0: How men can upgrade their support for women in tech now
by Susie Lee
Take it from the co-founder of the only feminist dating app: male support for women in tech needs an upgrade. Here's how to get there.
Mar 8, 2017
Lawmakers ready to rumble over pro wrestling regulations
by Grace Kramer
3-2-1 BATTLE!, Lucha Libre Volcanica and other professional wrestling troupes say their sport is not like boxing, but its own unique category.
Mar 2, 2017
How Mapes Creek is “The Silent Creek”
by Susan Wenxia Tai
The beautiful Mapes Creek is largely hidden under concrete in pipes in Rainier Beach's low-income housing communities, as documented by one neighborhood photographer.
Mar 1, 2017
Martial arts studios fight sales tax after falling enrollment
by John Stang
Martial arts studios in the state say that a 2016 tax on fitness studios led to a drop in martial arts students. Yoga and Qigong studios were also affected.
Feb 28, 2017
Documentarian duo “UNCODE” Black Seattle
by Marcus Harrison Green
UNCODE is a labor of love of wife and husband filmmakers Myisa and Ali Graham, both Columbia City residents and southern transplants to the Emerald City.
Feb 23, 2017
The doors are wide open at Northgate’s Idris Mosque
by Julia-Grace Sanders
Hosting the mayor's State of the City address was just one element of an "open-door" policy that has helped Idris Mosque in Northgate build trust and solidarity with the broader community.
Feb 21, 2017
Amazon security workers allege retaliation after prayer space request
by John Stang
Two workers say that Security Industry Specialists, the company that handles Amazon’s security, unfairly treated them after they asked for space to pray.
Seattle Asian American Film Festival celebrates the spirit of resistance
by LeiLani Nishime
The Seattle Asian American Film Festival returns this week with a slate of films that defy stereotypes of a "model minority."
Feb 20, 2017
Seattle’s oldest Chinese restaurants serve up edible history
by Sarah Stuteville
A documentary at the upcoming Seattle Asian American Film Festival explores the delicious history of Chinese-American food in our region.
Feb 16, 2017
Popular East African basketball program pivots to coding classes
by Goorish Wibneh
Organizers of an all-East African basketball league say the popularity of new coding classes for youth have surprised even them.
Feb 13, 2017
The US in 2017 is starting to remind me of Russia in 2012
by Sarah Stuteville
Former Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Kozyrev sees parallels between the early stages of the Trump administration and Putin's rise to power. He makes a convincing case.
Feb 9, 2017
Chinatown-International District hopes for better outreach after Womxn’s March
by Heidi Park
Some small businesses in Chinatown-International District lost Lunar New Year shoppers during the Womxn's March. A community member urges working together.
Central District artist wants to raise “Black privilege”
by Christina Twu
What is Black privilege and how do you pass it on to your daughters? Rapper Yirim Seck is figuring it out.
Feb 8, 2017
‘Avenidas y Generaciones’ contrasts Latino American experiences through art
by Mayumi Tsutakawa
Free show at the Washington State Convention Center features a diverse group of artists from the contemporary Pacific Northwest Latino/a art scene.
Feb 7, 2017
Divergent Values: Where Chinese and Seattleites risk misreading each other
by Kate Wang
With so many new Chinese arrivals in Seattle, time for a guide to cultural understanding from someone with experience in both cultures.
Jan 31, 2017
Forget Pike Place, there’s a better reason to toss fish this Lunar New Year
by Greg Scruggs
Yee sang, a Chinese/Southeast Asian dish assembled through a high-flying Lunar New Year "prosperity toss" proves surprisingly hard to find in Seattle.
Jan 28, 2017
1,000 Somali Shillings: How mosques hold Somalia together
by Said Shaiye
A Seattle Muslim who moved back to his native land found his faith rekindled inside the four simple walls of a Somali mosque.
Jan 25, 2017
Bike share fails in Seattle — even as it thrives in other cities
by Newroz Saribas
While Seattle loves its bikes, it didn't love its bike share program.
Jan 24, 2017
The art of protesting Trump: Seattle residents get creative with their signs
by Chloe Collyer
In the days leading up to the inauguration of President Donald Trump, many Seattleites joined DIY nights to make posters a weekend of protests.
Jan 20, 2017