Saying her name: Reflections on Charleena Lyles

A Globalist writer reflects at a vigil for Charleena Lyles.
Jun 27, 2017

Opinion: Tackling Seattle housing crisis requires cleanup of city’s toxic sites

The state should keep funding a program that can help clean up polluted sites so they can be redeveloped for housing, two Seattle organizations say.
Jun 22, 2017

3 things humanities international students should know while job hunting

Getting a job is hard for any recent graduate. International students in the humanities need to know their options.
Jun 12, 2017

Rising hate scrapes away Pacific Northwest’s so-called progressive image

Despite the Pacific Northwest’s reputation as a bastion of left liberal thinking, incidents of hate and bias upend the notion that there is no racism here.
Jun 9, 2017

Searching for a greater interfaith understanding

How much misinformation do we carry about communities we don’t interact with? A writer reflects on her own missed opportunities — and how to do better.
Jun 6, 2017

A close call with homelessness shatters victim-blaming myths

The author's family is a "success story," but he knows how precarious the so-called "safety net" can be.
May 24, 2017

Minority cannabis business owners to help people clear marijuana records

The Minority Cannabis Business Association's May 20 event aims to help people file the paperwork to clear their marijuana arrest records.
May 17, 2017

Jessamyn Stanley on being fat, black and a yoga instructor

Jessamyn Stanley, yoga instructor and body positive activist, wants yoga to be accessible to those who need it most.
Apr 20, 2017

Arts program grows to reach more of Seattle’s struggling and homeless

With mental health services and shelter in high demand, Circle of Friends helps fill a gap with expanded therapeutic arts programs.
Apr 11, 2017

What are Seattle Globalists doing in Spain?

The Seattle Globalist is still up and running while cofounders Sarah Stuteville, Alex Stonehill and Jessica Partnow teach in Spain for 10 weeks.
Mar 29, 2017

It’s time for South Asians to “get stuck in the gossip”

A Tamil saying goes "don't get stuck in the gossip," i.e., mind your own business. But in the current political climate, this could do more harm than good.
Mar 24, 2017

Students tell Seattle school board Ethnic Studies needed

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.
Mar 17, 2017
The co-Directors of Yoni Ki Baat for 2017, Gauri Shringarpure (left) and Sudeshna Sathe Dixit (right). (Photo by Dinesh Korde)

Yoni Ki Baat: Where skeptics learn to trust

Yoni Ki Baat, the South Asian Vagina Monologues, returns this weekend for two nights of true stories from the South Asian women's experience.
Mar 16, 2017

This column taught me Seattle’s true global reach

Sarah Stuteville reflects on the last five years of columns on local and global connections, which was copublished with The Seattle Times.
Mar 9, 2017
International Students should start thinking about OPT long before graduation. (Photo by UW Admissions / Kathrine Katherine B. Turner)

Who’s afraid of international students?

Complaints about "bad English" grow as universities enroll more students from abroad. But are there other reasons we're afraid of international students?
Feb 27, 2017
Aaron Cayko has attended the Idris mosque for five years. (Photo by Julia-Grace Sanders)

The doors are wide open at Northgate’s Idris Mosque

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

Raucous protests at the 37th District Democrats meeting: Two views

The 37th District Democrats meeting Monday ended in a shouting match, sexist comments and complaints of racial bias. What happened?
Feb 17, 2017
Campaign posters of Mahinda Rajapaksa with the eyes scratched out. (Photo by Indi Samarajiva)

I fled to the U.S. after my government threatened my life. Trump’s got me worried.

What can America learn from the successes and failures of Sri Lankans who opposed a corrupt, racist, power hungry president?
Feb 15, 2017

This is not a test

The U.S. has a history of persecution and unlawful detention of minority residents. That's why Japanese Americans should stand up for Muslims today.
Jan 30, 2017
Masjid Ramadan, Hargesia, Somaliland. (Photo by Ikram Issa)

1,000 Somali Shillings: How mosques hold Somalia together

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