Crash On Rainier Avenue Leaves Car Totaled

by Marlon Harris, Staff Writer

In the second of two accidents on Rainier Avenue within a span of a few hours,  an SUV smashed into another car in the oncoming lane near Rainier Avenue and South Edmunds.

While full details are not known at this time, witnesses to the crash say the SUV was speeding and appeared to suddenly lose control swerving from lane to lane.  Kiro News is reporting that one person was trapped in their car and needed to be extracted after the crash. Continue reading Crash On Rainier Avenue Leaves Car Totaled

This Weekend In South Seattle: Youth Opportunity Summit, Humanity Non-Negotiable Artists’ Gallery, and Seatroit Solidarity

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Friday, April 10th

Movies: Opening of Woman in GoldDetailsSixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt’s famous painting ‘The Lady in Gold’. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way.Showings: 2:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:45pm, 9:15pm –Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: Youth Opportunity Summit, Humanity Non-Negotiable Artists’ Gallery, and Seatroit Solidarity

Traveling Worlds of Flavor via Olympic Express

by Jennifer Cox, Food Writer

Photo Credit: Jennifer Cox
Photo Credit: Jennifer Cox

Spring is the season of restaurant events in Seattle, and I’ll use any excuse to dine out. Yet as a South Seattle resident, my disappointment was deep in that between the 63 restaurants of Dine Around Seattle and the 165 plus of Seattle Restaurant Week, only ONE eatery is actually located in South Seattle. Continue reading Traveling Worlds of Flavor via Olympic Express

Student Workers “Micro-Disrupt” UW Top Administrators to Push for More Inclusive Workplace

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This week, top administrators at the University of Washington will be receiving a high volume of emails that begin like this:

Consider this email disruptive? How about hundreds of “micro” disruptions like it? Does it make it hard to accomplish your agenda? To stay on track with your professional and academic goals? Continue reading Student Workers “Micro-Disrupt” UW Top Administrators to Push for More Inclusive Workplace

Op-Ed: We Must Make the Justice System Impervious to Bias

After King County announced phase one of its plan to reduce racial disproportionally within its juvenile justice system last week, King County Executive Dow Constantine wrote a letter to the Emerald’s editorial board outlining the County’s intentions for doing so.

by Dow Constantine, King County Executive

Making the justice system impervious to the (mostly unacknowledged but nevertheless real) biases of, well, everyone in society, is a tall order. But we have to approach it as achievable. That’s what King County presented last week in our announcement. Continue reading Op-Ed: We Must Make the Justice System Impervious to Bias

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