Sea-Watch 3, the last rescue ship operating in the central Mediterranean saved 47 people from a rubber dinghy, off the coast of Libya, on Jan. 19. (Photo by Felix Weiss for Sea-Watch).

Sea-Watch 3 standoff shows how far Europe will go to keep out refugees

The rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has struggled to find a European nation willing to take 47 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean.
Feb 20, 2019

Trump’s Birthright Citizenship threat brings up lies from history

President Donald Trump's threat to end Birthright Citizenship wouldn't be the first time that the U.S. has betrayed its promises to immigrants.
Nov 5, 2018

A family faces racism at a memorial: “Hey. This is America.”

James Hong says his family won't be intimidated by a racist encounter at a 9/11 memorial.
May 31, 2018

Ijeoma Oluo helps this writer understand her own privilege

In a talk at Seattle's The Riveter, Ijeoma Oluo spoke about systems of power, identity and privilege — particularly when it comes to the responsibility of writers.
May 16, 2018

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

Resisting the urge to “otherize”

If I believe there is more to me than the identities I wear, then shouldn't I extend that belief to others?
Mar 14, 2017

Young women consider goals without fear after Malala talk in Seattle

Inspired by Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai recent talk in Seattle, columnist Reagan Jackson asks young women what they would do if they had no fear.
Aug 8, 2016

Khizr Khan’s words echo for Japanese American World War II Gold Star families

The speech challenging Donald Trump's anti-Muslim prejudice has parallels with incarcerated Japanese American families whose sons died fighting for the U.S.
Aug 4, 2016

Mothers around the world deserve safe, accessible healthcare

The lifetime chance for a woman to die in childbirth in the U.S. is 1 in 1800; in Togo it’s 1 in 46. This is unacceptable.
May 6, 2016