As excitement has been building for the thousands expected to attend the conference, there also comes fear from those who have made issue with the mask policy currently in place.
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"New changes are happening every day," says an American living in Beijing. The lessening of restrictions in China is welcomed with open arms, though reopening has proven to be chaotic: "A lot of people are getting sick."
Every day, more and more research finds that being outside positively affects mental health. Several ideas have been suggested; one theory is that being outside awakens the connection to nature inside of us, which goes back to our first human ancestors.
In an anonymous letter from a Seattle Colleges tenured faculty member, included in the opening wage proposal by the American Federation of Teachers Seattle Local 1789 (AFT) to the Seattle Colleges District (SCD) in March,…
It is quite noticeable that the act of smoking is embedded in Seattle’s identity, as it is in many places in the world. Packs of Newports on the ground, perfumed clouds from vapes, and the flicking of lighters are part of urban culture, despite anti-smoking law-making.
Paul Allen’s Living Computers Museum remains closed after years, despite lifted COVID restrictionsKayvon Bumpus
The museum, a pet project brought to life by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2006, stayed open for more than a year after Allen’s death in 2018. But it remains in question whether his business associates and family share the late philanthropist’s interest in preserving and showcasing the museum’s historic technology.
Bang the Gong is a monthly drag show that highlights a number of API drag queens from the Seattle area. Featured in this month's shows were Kylie Mooncakes, CaraMel Flava, Kungpow Meow, Rowan Ruthless and Beau Degas.
Ugly Mug Cafe originated in 1995 in the University District. In the midst of the college scene, Ugly Mug takes on the lively essence of U-District’s inhabitants, while still aiming to provide a refuge of coziness and warmth. The current owners of the cafe and roastery began as mere baristas at Ugly Mug. However, with a yearning to improve and elevate the cafe, Ugly Mug was eventually passed into their hands.
After the initial news that the culinary program was being put on the chopping block, faculty expressed their concern and aggravation about the affair, criticizing the lack of accountability by Seattle Central’s administration. In a faculty email chain, Marie Villarba, a Seattle Central STEM teacher, called out the chancellor and president for “failing their responsibilities.”