Pride 2019

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness Talks Politics, Weddings, and Inner Growth

"We're going to be over here, like, really voting with our pocket books and showing that, you know, we want businesses to serve people equally."

06/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

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Citizen University Founder Eric Liu Preaches the Good Word of Civic Engagement

"Democracy works only when enough of us believe democracy works. That’s it!”

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

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FareStart CEO Angela Dunleavy-Stowell Serves Job Skills to Seattle’s Homeless

“Putting your head down to create something tangible you can put on a plate is really therapeutic.”

04/23/2019 By Allison Williams

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UW Scientist Justin Penn Is More Than a Doomsayer

"To intentionally misquote John Lennon, 'Extinction is over! If you want it.’"

03/26/2019 By Jessica Voelker

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David Mikkelson Sorts Fact from Fiction with Snopes.com

“News is kind of like housework. It’s not a finite task. It’s not something you finish.”

12/18/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Robert Hand Is Washington State’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Not bad for a guy who almost didn’t go to college.

10/05/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Death Becomes Jeff Jorgenson

The funeral director looks death in the face—and suggests we do the same.

09/11/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Cheryl Ingram Brings Diversity Training to the Modern Workplace

“You definitely have an issue with your culture if everybody in it looks like you.”

08/14/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Reverend Rick Reynolds Hits the Streets

The executive director of Operation Nightwatch tirelessly tackles Seattle homelessness, one box of pizza at a time.

07/17/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Angela Garbes Is Like a Mother

Pregnant with her first child, she found the guides on modern pregnancy to be woefully lacking. So she wrote her own.

06/19/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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A Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor on What It's Like to Be a Witness

Kristina Anderson sustained three gunshot wounds amid the loss of 32 lives—and isn’t about to let you forget.

04/25/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Ken Jennings and John Roderick Are Preserving History for After the Apocalypse

By way of their podcast, Omnibus.

03/27/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Jenny Durkan: “When Donald Trump Was Elected, the World Started Spinning Differently for Me”

She's the first woman mayor Seattle's had in nearly a century, and her to-do list is mighty.

01/26/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Meet Rachael Tatman, Professional Emoji Whisperer

"What’s an emoji? What is it linguistically? I think it’s still something of an open question."

12/19/2017 By Jessica Voelker

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Is Jay Inslee Ready for the Other Washington?

He won’t say if he’s running for POTUS 2020, but our governor will fight Trump to the finish.

11/20/2017 By Jessica Voelker

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Ajit George, the Good Son

He used his inheritance to save Shanti Bhavan, the school at the heart of the Netflix documentary ‘Daughters of Destiny.’

10/18/2017 By Jessica Voelker

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Claire Dederer Is a Troublemaker

The author dishes on sex and death and middle age.

08/17/2017 By Jessica Voelker

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David Shields on James Franco, Seattle, and Why Young Novelists Hate Him

“I’m like the problem child, stirring everything up.”

07/11/2017 By Jessica Voelker

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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Is a Master Strategist

And he's got a few more moves up his sleeve.

05/15/2017 By Jessica Voelker

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Molly Wizenberg Is an Open Book

The James Beard award–winning author has always been fearless confiding secrets with her audience. Her latest revelation is no different.

04/18/2017 By Jessica Voelker