Brain Buster

Is Mindfulness Always Such a Good Thing?

A University of Washington researcher's recent findings raise questions about when to apply the popular form of meditation.

04/20/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Hanami How-To

A Viewing Guide for the UW Cherry Blossoms

Want to know where to see cherry blossoms in Seattle? The quad at the University of Washington has your flower peeping covered.

03/18/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

News Wire

University of Washington Students Can Graduate In Person Again

At campuses in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell, the institution will hold in-real-life ceremonies for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.

03/03/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Power Players

10 of Seattle's Most Influential Thinkers

Ijeoma Oluo, Robin DiAngelo, and Kate Starbird are among the academics, authors, and activists who shift our ideas.

12/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy and Sophie Grossman

Game Prep

A List of the Covid Vaccination Policies for Seattle Sports Teams

The latest attendance policies for Kraken, Mariners, OL Reign, Seahawks, Sounders, Storm, and University of Washington games.

09/10/2021 By Malia Alexander

Cheer or Jeer?

Remembering The Wave’s Seattle Rise, 40 Years Later

In 1981, a former University of Washington yell leader propelled a controversial stadium movement.

09/01/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sleepless City

Can't Sleep? The Moon Might Be to Blame.

A Seattle-centric study brings us one small step closer to understanding our groggy mornings.

06/15/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Office Politics

Can Your Employer Require a Covid Vaccine?

We asked a UW health law expert.

06/03/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Prepare for the Two States of Washington: Vaccinated and Unvaccinated

Separate stadium sections. Workplace debates. School mandates. Our political divide is about to become even more apparent.

05/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sponsored Content

The Stadium of the Century

With its construction, Husky Stadium helped transform Seattle into an American metropolis.

11/18/2020

Natural Medicine

Our Evergreen Surrounds Can Help Us Weather Our Pandemic Blues

Some tips for adding a healthy dose of nature to your day.

11/06/2020 By Christy Carley

Curve Queries

Does the Outbreak on UW's Greek Row Raise Our Covid-19 Tally?

And two other nerdy questions about our latest coronavirus uptick.

10/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Mindful Breathing

How Has the Coronavirus Shutdown Affected Air Quality?

A couple new studies show that, well, it’s complicated.

06/29/2020 By Stefan Milne

ONE-WAY TICKET

The Coronavirus Pandemic Puts Seattle's International Students in Limbo

Travel restrictions, racist encounters, and financial worries have some international students feeling stuck.

06/12/2020 By Sophia Gates

CULTURE FIX

What to Stream in Seattle May 29–June 4

SIFF soldiers on while Third Place Books and Hugo House host virtual book club and an author talk.

05/29/2020 By Sam Luikens

News Wire

Tired of Covid? Here’s What Else Is Going On.

If you’ve had enough of pandemic news, we’ve got you covered.

05/12/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Coronavirus Chronicles

Why You Shouldn’t Give Up on Virtual Happy Hours

Forget the crosstalk and poor Wi-Fi signals. The psychological benefits are vital for some.

04/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Climate Conscious

Flight Shame Gains Ground in Seattle

A Swedish concept has taken root among the city's most environmentally aware. But will it change others' travel plans?

04/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sponsored Content

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