Top 5 things to do in Seattle this August
by Forrest Baum
This month in Seattle: Breakfast with Singapore's ambassador, capoeira at lunch, and Caribbean jerk chicken dinner.
Aug 10, 2015
Shadid seeks spot for Arab Americans on court
by Sarah Stuteville
Immigration and criminal defense lawyer Damon Shadid looks to make history by running for a seat on Seattle's Municipal Court.
Mar 7, 2014
Arab and Muslim communities react to NSA surveillance leak
by Paulina Phelps
So the government’s been spying on us? Arab and Muslim activists in Seattle say they aren’t surprised.
Jun 25, 2013
Rethinking study abroad, diverse youth travel to China and Middle East
by Alysa Hullett
Study abroad is a defining experience for many high school and college students. But often the students who have access to those programs are white and upper/middle class. One Seattle program hopes to change that.
Feb 6, 2013
Karachi neighborhood shakes violent reputation to produce top Pakistani athletes
by Faris Kasim
Lyari is the most notorious neighborhood in Pakistan’s largest and most chaotic city. But just like in poor urban areas in the US, young residents are looking toward sports as a way to escape from the violence and turn their neighborhood’s reputation around. Faris Kasim reports from Karachi on the real story behind Lyari’s bad […]
Oct 8, 2012
The trouble with traveling while Arab
by alma khasawnih
I waited too long to book a flight home to visit my family in Amman to be picky about my flights. The only option under $2000 was a four hour layover at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. The price and timing was fine. The racial profiling and accusation that I might be a terrorist was not.
Aug 9, 2012
As Saudi women make history, local Olympian recalls struggles of US female athletes
by Allison Int-Hout
For the first time in Olympic history, women are sporting Saudi Arabia’s flag at the Olympic games. Just two weeks before the start of the games, this Middle Eastern country known for the restrictions it places on women announced that it would send two female athletes to the Olympics. Neither athlete has been favored to win […]
Aug 8, 2012