Yoni Ki Baat: Where skeptics learn to trust
by Gauri Shringarpure
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
by Sarah Stuteville
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
Who’s afraid of international students?
by Christina Yuen Zi Chung
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
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
Raucous protests at the 37th District Democrats meeting: Two views
by Cliff Cawthon
The 37th District Democrats meeting Monday ended in a shouting match, sexist comments and complaints of racial bias. What happened?
Feb 17, 2017
I fled to the U.S. after my government threatened my life. Trump’s got me worried.
by Frederica Jansz
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
by Tom Ikeda
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
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
Photos: 35 years of Seattle MLK celebrations
by Susan Fried
Looking back over decades of celebrations of Dr. King’s legacy, it’s clear Seattle has the strength to face our new challenges.
Jan 11, 2017
“Truth B Told” explores breadth of Northwest black artists
by Reagan Jackson
Onyx Fine Arts Collective show at King Street Station is a creative explosion of a variety of truths from black artists in the Northwest.
Jan 10, 2017
Putin’s Orphans: Reasons to fear a dark turn in Russia
by Joe Kilroy
A late night encounter on the Moscow subway hints at a rising tide of hate in Russia.
Jan 1, 2017
Coming to a big, big, big country
by Jack Russillo
"Its buildings, its cities, its cars, everything, the people, everything is big."
Dec 29, 2016
In America, you can get to know your waiters
by Sam Tilford
Shaun Sik, from Malaysia, and his family had a conversation with a waiter that changed his impression of people in the United States.
Dec 27, 2016
A first impression of the U.S.: Roads so straight and smooth
by Carly Knight
Tatyana Shtefyuk, originally from Ukraine, was struck by the short lines, smiles from strangers and smooth roads in her new country.
Dec 26, 2016
Reflections on the ‘real America’ from inside the Seattle bubble
by Sheeba Jacob
I didn’t know until recently that I'm a member of the ‘Democratic urban elite,' living in a bubble that doesn’t represent the ‘real America.’
Dec 21, 2016
Philippine Ex-President Marcos’ “hero’s burial” serves a modern agenda
by Roger Rigor
What's behind the effort to bury the demons of Ferdinand Marcos' past?
Dec 18, 2016
Media fail to give REAL first Asian American Olympic gold medalist her due
by Devin Israel Cabanilla
Vicki Manalo Draves was the first Asian American to win Olympic gold. But once again, the media was ready to give a man credit for something a woman did.
Dec 15, 2016
Donald Trump was already my president
by K.D. Senior
As a black Bronx, New York native, a disabled veteran, and the son of an immigrant, someone like Donald Trump has always been my president.
Dec 7, 2016