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What Every High School Parent and Student Should Know

After last year’s unusual college admission season, parents of high school juniors and seniors have more questions than ever about…

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All Eyes on Seattle

A note from the editor

The new Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington.

Rob Smith

News Round Up: The West Seattle Bridge is Falling Down, Falling Down…

Plus: Some farmers markets are reopening and Pride weekend is going virtual

The West Seattle Bridge is closed until further notice.

Tricia Romano

How Climate Activist Jamie Margolin Plans to Save the World (and Graduate High School)

"There’s no pride in doing the bare minimum, and there’s no pride in standing in the center when there are two clear sides: life or death.”

Climate activist Jamie Margolin in the Naneum Ridge State Forest, at the site of the Snag Canyon Fire. Started by lightning in 2014, the wildfire burned approximately 12,660 acres and 22 structures, including homes and cabins

Kendall Upton

Meet a Local Activist Fighting for Justice for Sexual Assault Survivors

Leah Griffin helps guide the creation of laws that intimately impact rape survivors in Washington state

This article appears in print in the March 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe.Sitting in the window of a café on a rainy…

Ariel Shearer

This Week Then: Looking Back on Seattle’s Most Influential Union

Plus: The trial of the Seattle Seven

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Getting United On February 19, 1909, Local 174 of the…

Alan Stein

Meet the Seattleite Making History with the NAACP

De Aunt’e Damper builds community for a more inclusive Seattle

STAYING POWER: Damper has returned to Rainier Beach High School as a student group advisor

Ariel Shearer

This Week Then: Celebrating Black History Month in Washington State

From activists to poets, many African Americans have played crucial roles in shaping Washington state history

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Celebrating Black History Every month is Black History Month at…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Washington State’s Biggest Earthquakes

Plus: Looking back on the Battle of Seattle

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. A Tremor to Remember On January 26, 1700, a massive…

Alan Stein