Suspected Red Square Shooter is a UW Student

by Kelsey Hamlin Though investigations are still ongoing, it has been verified that the suspected shooter from the Jan. 20 Milo Yiannopoulos event and protests is an undergraduate senior at the University of Washington (UW), age 29. This is the same suspect who turned himself in the night of the shooting, and was released within […]

Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Governor Inslee to Protect Our Detained and Incarcerated Loved Ones

by the COVID-19 Mutual Aid Solidarity Network (Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Awareness Group, Creative Justice, No New Youth Jail, Pacific Rim Solidarity Network) Dear Governor Jay Inslee, We call on you to act immediately to protect the lives of Washington State citizens confined in our prisons and jails. As the coronavirus presently threatens the health … Continue reading Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Governor Inslee to Protect Our Detained and Incarcerated Loved Ones

Seattle Could See More Backyard Cottages and Mother-In-Laws — What Does that Mean for Housing Affordability?

by Aaron Burkhalter Four years ago, the city of Seattle first began the process of lifting restrictions on mother-in-law apartments, basement apartments, backyard cottages and other accessory dwelling units. These structures and housing add-ons are often known by different acronyms: ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) and DADUs (Detached Accessory Dwelling Units). Setting the legislative alphabet soup … Continue reading Seattle Could See More Backyard Cottages and Mother-In-Laws — What Does that Mean for Housing Affordability?

Navigation Team Sweeps Ravenna Woods Encampment Despite Activist Barrier

by Kelsey Hamlin Along a muddy path next to a section of the Burke Gilman trail in Ravenna, 25 activists joined the residents of a homeless encampment Wednesday hoping to halt a sweep. When the Navigation Team’s outreach group arrived, they were surprised to see a band of activists with linked arms acting as a … Continue reading Navigation Team Sweeps Ravenna Woods Encampment Despite Activist Barrier

One Young South End Musician out to Change The Game: Theomatic

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 … Continue reading One Young South End Musician out to Change The Game: Theomatic