How Bellevue businessmen who stoked fears benefited after Japanese American incarceration
by Alia Marsha
Eastside businessmen who stoked anti-Japanese and anti-immigrant sentiment benefited most when Bellevue's Japanese American community was incarcerated.
Feb 19, 2017
Hate speech at Bellevue College: Student group demands action
by Joy Okot-Okidi
There have been at least five incidents of hate speech at Bellevue College this year threatening LGBTQ and Muslim students. It's time to take action.
May 23, 2016
Young visitor from Gaza underscores lack of medical access in Palestine
by Varisha Khan
7-year-old Weseem Shoulub is in Washington this month for a surgery he can't get near his home in Gaza.
Oct 22, 2015
UW teams with ‘MIT of China’ on new tech program in Bellevue
by Venice Buhain
The University of Washington and a top Chinese research university Tsinghua University announced a partnership to open a technology program in Bellevue focusing on innovation.
Jun 19, 2015
Madeleine Albright’s pins made statements to world leaders
by Venice Buhain
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, the first woman to hold that position, didn’t just wear her lapel pins for fashion. Albright sent pointed messages to world leaders with her brooches. “I found that jewelry had become part of my personal diplomatic arsenal,” Albright said in a statement released by the Bellevue Arts Museum, which has […]
Mar 24, 2015
5 ways to ring in the Lunar New Year in the Northwest
by Megan Herndon
The Year of the Sheep is coming! Where to catch the Lunar New Year action around the Seattle area.
Jan 21, 2015
Bellevue food truck pod brings international flavors five days a week
by Venice Buhain
No longer do Bellevue residents and workers have to wait for Fridays to enjoy food truck goodness. Downtown Bellevue's food truck pod is now open five days a week.
A tour of Taiwanese food in Seattle
by Judy Chia Hui Hsu
It's not a coincidence that some of the most popular Chinese restaurants in the Seattle area are Taiwanese.
Jan 5, 2015
Student attitudes not keeping up with growing diversity in Bellevue schools
by Atoosa Sonia Moinzadeh
As a graduate of Bellevue High School’s Class of 2011, and a person of color, I am skeptical that demographic changes will mean more opportunity for students of color on the east side.
Mar 17, 2014
On World Mental Health Day, local film takes on global stigma
by Celina Kareiva
“Hidden Pictures” follows people diagnosed with mental illnesses on four continents to reveal how a shift in attitudes might improve care.
Oct 10, 2013
Crossroads Mall’s cross-cultural chess connection
by Ilona Idlis
At the epicenter of international community in the Northwest: a novelty sized chessboard in Bellevue’s Crossroads Mall.
May 21, 2013
Beckoning cats invade the Bellevue Arts Museum
by Soyon Im
Those porcelain cat statues aren’t waving at you. They’re beckoning you to Bellevue for a lesson in Japanese culture.
Apr 23, 2013
Seattle Egyptians celebrate revolution, but keep up fight for freedom back home
by Ansel Herz
In the Egyptian capital of Cairo, thousands have flooded into Tahir Square to mark the one-year anniversary of the revolution which overthrew dictator Hosni Mubarak. This photo of the packed square is getting heavy play on Facebook profiles worldwide. Despite the celebration, it’s been a long year for Egypt. When Mubarak left, the military took […]
Jan 25, 2012