Skipping class for an away game in the United States

UW student Qiao "Bridge" Hu immigrated from Beijing to the U.S. in 2014. Though he struggled to adapt at first, he says now that he doesn't regret coming.
Jul 22, 2019
Chief Sealth Junior Allison Steele reacts during a dragon dance ceremony that opened an exhibition game between Nankai High School and Chief Sealth in 2015. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

Divergent Values: Where Chinese and Seattleites risk misreading each other

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

Confessions of a Chinese 12th man

The NFL's Chinese promotions are building a legion of fans of American football, with the Seahawks among the most popular teams.
Apr 27, 2016

Seattle-bound Beijing bands reimagine rock for the Western world

Beijing bands birthed from post-Cultural Revolutionary China are carving their own rock history in the West.
May 14, 2015
Umbrellas, used by student protesters in Hong Kong to shield themselves from police pepper spray, have become symbols of the nacent pro-democracy movement. (Photo by Gennie Gebhart)

Umbrellas up: UW students turn out in force behind Hong Kong protests

Seattle’s skies were clear on Wednesday night, but the University of Washington’s Red Square was a sea of umbrellas.
Oct 2, 2014

Breakfast in Beijing

Fewer countries offer a better buffet for the traveling chowhound than China, and Beijing is one of the best eating cities in the world.
Apr 17, 2014