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Globalist expands to Hillman City Collaboratory

The Seattle Globalist is expanding its offices to The Collaboratory, a coworking space and incubator for social change in Hillman City.
Feb 18, 2015
Candidates for U.S. citizenship wait to be sworn in at the 28th Annual Naturalization Ceremony on July 4th at the Seattle Center.

Wing Luke Museum seeks stories, art for Immigration Act exhibit

Your stories, artwork, music or poetry about immigrating to the United States could be part of an upcoming online exhibit commemorating the Immigration Act of 1965 at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Wing is seeking submissions for an upcoming exhibition on the Immigration Act of 1965, which abolished the United States’ […]
Jan 7, 2015
Boiling Point in Bellevue. (Photo by Judy Chia Hui Hsu)

A tour of Taiwanese food in Seattle

It's not a coincidence that some of the most popular Chinese restaurants in the Seattle area are Taiwanese.
Jan 5, 2015
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Growing up illiterate…in my family language

Twitter Cantonese and/or Chinese? How Chinese students are choosing their native language options. #language #China #Chinese #Cantonese Facebook How are immigrant and second-generation Chinese students keeping their native language choices open?
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Report: Shoreline woman’s family on crashed AirAsia flight

KIRO-TV reported Tuesday that a Shoreline family says that six of their Indonesian family members were among the passengers who were on AirAsia 8501, which crashed on Sunday. Jack Song of Shoreline told the TV station that his wife’s father, Soetikno Sia, and her mother, listed on the passenger manifest as Jou Christien Yuanita, were on […]
Dec 31, 2014
Lion dancers help celebrate Chinese New Year in Seattle's International District in 2011. (Photo by Joe Mabel, used with Creative Commons license.)

Happy holidays: Seattleites celebrate lesser-known world traditions

What holidays have we missed in our Christmas monopoly?
Dec 25, 2014
Delegates from Seattle in Cuba earlier this year as part of the U.S. Women and Cuba Collaboration. (Photo by Misa Shikuma.)

Seattle groups applaud U.S.-Cuba policy changes

Cindy Domingo's annual delegation to Cuba might start looking a little different.
Dec 22, 2014
One of the Seattle reactions on Twitter to the cancellation of "The Interview" following threats to theaters. (Screen shot of local tweet.)

Sony cancels release of “The Interview” after threats to theaters

"The Interview," a comedy about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been canceled by Sony Pictures on Wednesday following threats made to theaters that had been scheduled to show the film.
Dec 17, 2014
Venice Buhain joins the Globalist this month as editor. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

Venice Buhain joins The Seattle Globalist as editor

We are pleased to announce that Venice Buhain has joined the Seattle Globalist team as part-time editor.
Dec 10, 2014
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Capoeira catching on in exercise-crazed Seattle

Looking for a way to stay active through the winter? This Brazilian martial arts-dance hybrid might be your game.
Oct 9, 2014
Some of the amazing members of the Seattle Globalist community.

Globie Awards ceremony raises $12K for global storytelling

Thanks to our amazing community, the 2014 Globie Awards was a great success.
Oct 3, 2014
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Join us Saturday for the 2014 Globie Awards

The Seattle Globalist's second-annual Globie Awards fundraiser is this Saturday, September 27, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m at Washington Hall.
Sep 22, 2014
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The Scenario: Climate Refugees in Seattle

Refugees are flooding the Pacific Northwest from water-starved cities around the country. Rents are skyrocketing, the weather is heating up and water pirates are raiding Seattle reservoirs to sell our precious 'blue gold' to the highest bidder. How will our fair city get out of this mess?
Sep 11, 2014
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Final week at the Globalist for staffer Sara McCaslin

The Seattle Globalist bids a fond farewell to staffer Sara McCaslin this week, who will be starting a new position with SEIU Sept. 1st.
Aug 18, 2014
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Era Schrepfer named 2014 Globalist of the Year

The Seattle Globalist is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Globie Awards. Help us honor the winners at The Globies on Saturday, September 27th at Washington Hall.
Aug 12, 2014
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Language Diversity in America: How Seattle Stacks Up

An infographic released by freepeoplesearch.org shows the diversity of languages spoken throughout the U.S., but how does Seattle compare on a national level?
May 27, 2014
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Globalist writers honored with awards from SPJ, RTNDA

The Seattle Globalist took home four awards last Saturday at the Society of Professional Journalists Northwest’s award ceremony honoring work published in 2013 in Washington, California, Oregon, Alaska and Idaho. 
May 20, 2014
Ferry docking into downtown Seattle (Photo courtesy of Paul Schultz

Should recent ferry accidents have Washington state passengers worried?

For many of us Washingtonians, ferries conjure up sentimental thoughts of trips to the San Juan Islands or images of ferries humming along Puget Sound with the Seattle skyline or Olympic Mountains behind them. But the recent ferry accident in South Korea killing almost 300 passengers and another capsizing in Bangladesh remind us that as safe as […]
May 19, 2014
A Buick model is parked on a Beijing street. (Photo by Abbie VanSickle)

Not just your grandma’s car, Buicks shine in Chinese luxury market

Beijing—Wang Senghu slid into the seat of the sleek white sports car, eyeing the high-tech dashboard design. He had come to the auto show to upgrade his ride, and in a form-fitting black sweater, his hair closely cropped, he looked the part. There was just one thing that seemed out of place: the car he […]
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Top 5 international picks for Seattle’s Museum Week Northwest

From Olympia to Mukilteo, Bremerton to Snoqualmie, Western Washington museums have banded together for Museum Week Northwest, a celebration of museums beginning May 16.
May 16, 2014