Travel

A BoltBus driver loads luggage into the bottom of a bus in Seattle. (Photo by Holly Thorpe)

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No car? No cash? No problem. With the advent of cheap, “alternative” travel, crossing the border is easier than ever. But are transport services like BoltBus cheapening the experience of traveling “meaningfully?"

Delicious Jamaican breakfast including ackee, plantain, breadfruit, and mango-pineapple juice. (Photo from Flickr by Christina Xu)

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Inspired by her Pan-Africanist upbringing in Seattle, Nacala Ayele plans to launch culinary tours exploring the cuisine of the global african diaspora.

International Students should start thinking about OPT long before graduation. (Photo by UW Admissions / Kathrine Katherine B. Turner)

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A program called Optional Practical Training (OPT) allows international students to work in the U.S. for a year if they’re hired within 90 days of graduating.

A vendor in the famous Ankara alley of Balogun Market in Lagos. (Photo by Lola Akinmade)

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At first glance, Seattle may not have a lot in common with Africa's largest city. But a Lagos native says a few things about the Emerald City always remind her of home.

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With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.