by Jake Utti
Seattle’s Sax G makes music capable of floating you into a pleasant ether while also somehow rooting your feet into actual, tangible experience. It’s like a bird singing on a statue in your 3am dream. The sound is eerie, haunting, and beautiful. Continue reading “Villain” Infused Vibes from Seattle’s Sax G
by Reagan Jackson
As the lights dimmed, the Paramount Theater crackled with energy and the audience erupted with cheers. 2,800 jubilant students from high schools in the greater Seattle area and down the I5 corridor as far as Portland, gathered to watch musical Hamilton as a part of the Hamilton Education Program. Continue reading Hamilton Education Program Allows Local Students to Interact with History
by Will Sweger
HomeSight, a nonprofit focused on homeownership and economic development, purchased 3.2 acres near the Othello Light Rail Station Friday for use as the site of a new community center. The center will be named Othello Square based on the results of a poll conducted by the nonprofit. Continue reading Nonprofit Secures Land for Othello Community Center
by Will Sweger
How do you threaten the business operation of the richest man in the world in his own backyard? With a mask.
On Saint Patrick’s Day, protestors gathered outside the Amazon Distribution Center in Georgetown. Their target wasn’t passing motorists on Marginal Way, but delivery drivers who work as independent contractors for the retail giant. Continue reading Protestors Gather at Amazon Distribution Center over Status of Amazon Flex Workers
by Kelsey Hamlin
Like a dream, Theomatic’s music tends to be soft and intricate. It typically induces a state of relaxation and transports you to your own headspace, provoking thoughts or simply letting them wander.
It’s clear through Theomatic’s Bandcamp—an online platform for entrepreneurial artists to sell productions—that the 17-year-old musician has developed his craft over the years. Theomatic, otherwise known as Teddy Avestruz, laughed and groaned thinking back on his beginnings. The young musician no longer feels what he first created lives up to his standards. Continue reading One Young South End Musician out to Change The Game: Theomatic
by Erin Okuno
In January 2018 Seattle Public Schools launched a search for their next Superintendent, the fifth superintendent in a little over a decade. The position is one of two the School Board hires and manages. The superintendent is responsible for the day-to-day operation and sets a roadmap and vision for the more than 100 schools in the district serving 53,000 students. This position is the top staff level leadership position for the school district and vital to set a clear direction on closing achievement and opportunity gaps that continue to hurt students of color. Continue reading Meet India Unwin, The Student Vying to Become the Next Superintendent of Seattle’s Public Schools
by Reagan Jackson
“What would it be like if every institution of higher education put in their mission statements that they were anti-racist?” asked Dr. Deniece Dortch, an Assistant Professor at George Washington University, in a recent interview about her work with black doctoral students. Continue reading African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative Creates Support System for Black PhDs