(Photo from Flickr by Anne Wormer)

Ballard braces for big Norwegian Constitution Day party

If you're a purist about your Scandinavian pride, head to Ballard on Monday to celebrate Norwegian Constitution Day.
May 16, 2015

King of Norway to speak at Pacific Lutheran University commencement

King Harald V of Norway will come to Pacific Lutheran University in May to speak at commencement and receive an honorary doctorate.
Feb 10, 2015
Grayson Toliver at the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon in Iceland. (Photo courtesy Grayson Toliver)

From Seattle to Scandinavia, different takes on gender identity

Why the cold-climate countries of Northern Europe can be hard to adjust to for LGBTQ Seattleites.
Nov 18, 2013

For Brazilian prisoners, turning pages will shorten sentences

Homer, Steinbeck and Dickens. Every high schooler has to read them, and now, their works might be a way for Brazilian prisoners to get their hands on a “get out of jail early” card. According to a Reuters.com article, the Brazilian government announced earlier this week that a new program called “Redemption through Reading” will […]
Jun 30, 2012

Five fantastic foreign films playing at SIFF 2012

The Seattle International Film Festival returns May 17, boasting a line-up of 459 films including 24 feature films making their world premiere. And as usual, this year’s lineup stays true to the International in “Seattle International Film Festival” with a ton of foreign films that you probably won’t get another chance to see. To help you cull through […]
Apr 27, 2012