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

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

Globie Awards ceremony raises $12K for global storytelling

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

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

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

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

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

Language Diversity in America: How Seattle Stacks Up

An infographic released by shows the diversity of languages spoken throughout the U.S., but how does Seattle compare on a national level?
May 27, 2014

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

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 […]

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

12 study abroad resources for students with disabilities

For students with disabilities, studying abroad can be unchartered territory. Hannah Langlie shares best tips on how to make it work.
Mar 21, 2014

Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Dacia Saenz

International content creator, Dacia Sáenz, knows the power of a well-made film.
Jan 21, 2014

Photos: Afro-Peruvian artists bring mixed heritage to the stage

Last Friday, local and international artists from the De Cajón Project took over the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute with performances celebrating the fusion of African soul and Latin spirit.
Dec 16, 2013

Live Twitter Chat with Egyptian Youth

A conversation with Egyptian youth in Seattle about Egypt’s politics and future. Tweets about “#sgegypt”
Nov 5, 2013
Anissa wearing the UW jersey she helped produce. (Photo by Branden Eastwood)

Threads of global manufacturing tie UW apparel back to Indonesia

The goal: to track down the person who made one Huskies sweatshirt, in hopes of narrowing the gap between U.S. consumers and the lives of garment workers.
Sep 21, 2013

Rita Zawaideh Named 2013 Globalist of the Year

The Seattle Globalist is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Globie Awards. Hobnob with the winners at The Globies, Friday October 4th at Washington Hall.
Sep 12, 2013

Cat competition shows off breeds from around the world

The International Cat Association’s (TICA) cat show and competition was this weekend and yes, you probably missed it. 
Sep 2, 2013