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University Book Store Celebrates 120 Years Independent

Washington’s oldest indie bookstore serves both the greater Seattle area and UW students and continues a legacy of constant innovation and community focus.

03/23/2020

Bleacher Report

The New March Madness: Empty Stands

After Inslee’s ban on large gatherings, our major sports teams won't be hosting crowds anytime soon.

03/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

No Longer Boundless

The Life of a University Student Under Coronavirus Quarantine

When I said I wanted to skip class, this isn’t what I meant.

03/11/2020 By Nicole Pasia

PERFECT PARTY

The Most Interesting People In Seattle This Month

If we could throw a perfect party, we'd invite these folks.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

FAKING BAD

Can a New Think Tank Rescue Us from the Misinformation Age?

The struggle against deepfakes, conspiracy theories, and all your relatives’ bad memes is real.

02/25/2020 By James Ross Gardner

Crossing the Finish Line

UW Student Represents at the Cyclo-Cross World Championships

In the midst of her midterms, Shannon Mallory raced on a Swiss airfield for Team USA.

02/06/2020 By Nicole Pasia

The Sporting Life

Your Seattle Super Bowl Rooting Guide

With the Seahawks sitting at home, here are a few players to cheer on this Sunday.

01/30/2020 By Ryan Phelan

LOCKER UP

Bringing a Bike to the Light Rail Station Sucks Less Now

It's only the second week of Seattle Squeeze 2.0, but there’s already a light at the end of the tunnel.

01/17/2020 By Annika Lindburg

Quote Unquote

Paleobiologist and Burke Curator Greg Wilson Digs the Past

“I wasn’t one of those kids who at three or four knew all the dinosaurs.” 

12/23/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Explainer

The Wolves of Washington Continue Their Comeback

A look at how the native predator has bounced back from near extinction.

09/24/2019 By Rosin Saez

Bone Up

The Coolest Thing About the New Burke Isn't the Huge Mastodon

But that's pretty cool, too.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Pavement Problems

Can Project Sidewalk Use Crowdsourcing to Help Seattleites Get Around?

Its goal: make navigating our streets safer and easier for the mobility impaired.

07/23/2019 By Lily Hansen

Loving Death

Jane Wong’s Work Brightly Haunts the Frye

The poet’s new museum exhibition invites you to the table to engage physically with history and its ghosts.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Burn Notice

Washington’s Wildfire Season Is Starting Earlier and Ending Later

Does that mean another summer of hazy skies for Seattle?

05/29/2019 By Ciara O'Rourke

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 15–18

Shakespeare gets a modern update, writers plumb life’s two inevitabilities, and Nirvana’s former manager speaks out.

04/15/2019 By Lily Hansen

Quote Unquote

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

NEWSMAKERS

Perfect Party April 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

03/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

One-Sentence Stories

Flaky Amazon, Seattle Weekly, and...President Inslee?

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/01/2019 By Anne Dennon

Explainer

How the University of Washington Plans to Grow in the Next Decade

Between now and 2028, the campus anticipates expanding beyond its means.

02/26/2019 By Aly Brady

Quote Unquote

Kevin Ninh Is a Spirit Guide for Kids Struggling with Identity

"To be flawless isn’t the absence of flaws. It’s having those flaws, but not listening to society’s social norms and standards."

02/26/2019 By Jessica Voelker