Allison Barrett

Allison Barrett
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Allison Barrett is a journalism student at the University of Washington and a former intern for the Common Language Project. Her work has been published by the Seattle Times, Next Door Media, Northwest Asian Weekly and several other local news organizations.

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Babies accidentally switched at birth. From Mark Twain to the ABC Family Monday night lineup, it's a familiar plot device – and a usually a pretty...

Cambodia film

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Inside the gutted remains of a 1000-seat movie theater that now is home to hundreds of squatters, an old woman sits with a baby in...

Egypt Elections

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Egyptians went to the polls this week to vote in the first presidential election since the revolution last year. If all goes according to...

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Immigration advocate and former director of Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Magdaleno Rose-Avila, was named director of the Seattle's new Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA)...

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Of the 460-odd films from 64 different countries playing at SIFF this year, only a thin slice hail from Africa. To be fair to the...

Pride Parade

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The national conversation about LGBT rights has reached a fever pitch. On Wednesday, President Obama confirmed his opinion that same-sex marriage should be legal, becoming...

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The last couple weeks have seen one former Microsoft executive become the Prime Minister of Mali and another hatch an ambitious plot to mine...

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The Seattle International Film Festival returns May 17, boasting a line-up of 459 films including 24 feature films making their world premiere. And as usual, this year's...

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As your plane lifts off from Sea-Tac, you might be fantasizing about the sunny vacation destination that awaits, or preparing for the big business...

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Last week hipster Seattleites shrugged indifferently at the news that our city had been named by Travel and Leisure as America's best city for...

Japan earthquake

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Growing up, we had some prize beachcomber’s treasure in my backyard: a pair of antique glass fishing buoys that had broken free from a Japanese...