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Federal Judge Rules Against Trump’s Executive Order As Demonstrators Descend Upon SeaTac

by Ellis Simani and Alex Garland (Updated 8:30AM 1/29/17)

On Friday afternoon President Trump passed an executive order blocking the entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days, and preventing the entry of all refugees from Syria indefinitely. The action specifically targeted individuals and families from seven Muslim majority countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, some of whom are green card holders and are now unable to re-enter the United States. Continue reading Federal Judge Rules Against Trump’s Executive Order As Demonstrators Descend Upon SeaTac

Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations

by Kelsey Hamlin

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article contained the name of the victim in Friday night’s shooting. We apologize to both the victim and the victim’s family as their name never should have been included in the article at the family’s request.

Information surrounding a Milo Yiannopoulos protester shot at the University of Washington (UW) Friday night keeps rising like steam. The shooting transpired after political groups of all stripes flooded the university’s Red Square.  Continue reading Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations

More Than 130,000 Join in Solidarity for Womxn’s March

words by Kelsey Hamlin

photos by Alex Garland

Women, men, transgender, gender-diverse people, and intersex allies marched together in droves Saturday for the Womxn’s March in Seattle.

Seattle’s march was held in solidarity with The Women’s March on Washington (D.C.), which advocated for “women’s rights as human rights” including issues concerning reproductive health, equal pay, and the LGBTQIA+ community. Continue reading More Than 130,000 Join in Solidarity for Womxn’s March

News Gleams: South Seattle Getting Its Own Traffic Update Show

collected by Antonio Foster 

South Seattle Traffic Jam Program Premiering on Rainier Valley Radio

South Seattleites looking for hyper-local traffic updates while commuting home are in luck. Rainier Valley Radio will launch their weekday South Seattle Traffic Jam show beginning on Monday. The program will run from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday, with live news and traffic updates every 15 minutes focused on Southeast Seattle and East King County. Listeners will be able to call into KVRU at 206-432-4260 to provide information about their commutes. The program can be listened to at KVRU.org or on a mobile phone using the TuneIn app.

Continue reading News Gleams: South Seattle Getting Its Own Traffic Update Show

Macklemore Signs On To #NoNewYouthJail Movement

by Marcus Harrison Green

More than one thousand people, including hip-hop artist Macklemore, have signed their support onto a letter calling on the City of Seattle to deny a building permit for King County’s Children and Family Justice Center. The Center, which will house a juvenile detention center, has been deemed a youth jail by protesters. Continue reading Macklemore Signs On To #NoNewYouthJail Movement