South Asian journalism students turn their lenses on Seattle

Twenty students from India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka studied journalism with the Globalist in June and July. They each produced a post reflecting on their time here.
Aug 4, 2014

Live Twitter Chat with Egyptian Youth

A conversation with Egyptian youth in Seattle about Egypt’s politics and future. Tweets about “#sgegypt”
Nov 5, 2013

Rita Zawaideh Named 2013 Globalist of the Year

The Seattle Globalist is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Globie Awards. Hobnob with the winners at The Globies, Friday October 4th at Washington Hall.
Sep 12, 2013
The International 2012 at Benaroya Hall. By DarthBotto, via Wikimedia Commons.

International gamers to battle for $1.4m prize at Benaroya Hall

You might see an unexpected crowd at Benaroya Hall over the next few days. Professional video gamers from all over the world will be there competing for the top prize of $1.4 million.*
Aug 8, 2013
Sam Hassan gathers players from all the teams competing in the upcoming All Nations Cup Tuesday at Shoreline Stadium. Based on the World Cup of soccer, the tournament brings together local athletes of different nationalities for a two-week tournament. (Photo by Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

All Nations Cup brings geopolitics to Shoreline soccer pitch

Seattle’s own “mini World Cup” puts the Northwest’s global diversity on display.
Jul 19, 2013
Maria-Jose Soerens, a local organizer for the Evangelical Immigration Table. (Photo by Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times)

What would Jesus do with a broken immigration system?

Evangelical leaders are drawing on scripture to muster conservative support for immigration reform.  
Mar 14, 2013
On opening night, El Salvador faced off against Iran. The game ended in a 0-0 tie. (Photo by Sihanouk Mariona)

Diverse Northwest soccer enthusiasts kick off their own World Cup

If you still had any doubts about how hyperdiverse the Puget Sound region has become, look no further than the All Nations Cup soccer tournament. Over the next two weeks, 48 teams representing 36 different countries will battle it out at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila. Countries represented this year include El Salvador, Gambia, Iran, Burma, […]
Jul 17, 2012
Gourmet dog Japon

Japanese Fusion Hot Dogs take over Seattle

If you couldn’t make the trip to Tokyo for this week’s Mariners season opener, you could try celebrating here in Seattle with a Japanese twist on a baseball classic: Gourmet Dog Japon is a network of 3 food carts at 2nd and Pike, Belltown and Westlake Center, serving ‘Japanese Fusion hot dogs’. The most popular dog is the Matsure – a […]
Mar 28, 2012

Mariners in Tokyo to open MLB season on Wednesday

The Mariners will kick off the Major League Baseball season on Wednesday. But if you’re thinking of going to the game, drive right past Safeco and head to Sea-Tac. The team will be in Japan playing a two-game series against the Oakland Athletics at the Tokyo Dome on Wednesday and Thursday. The match-up in Tokyo has been […]
Mar 27, 2012
Liz's Brother @ Greenlake

It was all an excuse to report on the airport

When I was a kid, I thought that Los Angeles was on another planet (which my mom found so funny she didn’t really clarify until much later). The tiny train at SeaTac that took you to the airplane that would take you into space and eventually land you in Magical Los Angeles, land of Disneyland […]
Jan 19, 2012

Between Worlds/Behind Bars

From the dark days of the Chinese Exclusion Act to post–September 11 crackdowns on undocumented immigrants, immigration detention has a controversial history in both our nation and in the Puget Sound region. Between World/Behind Bars is a four-part radio series exploring immigration detention from its roots in the 1930s at “Seattle’s Ellis Island” in the International District to today’s privately-run Northwest Detention Center on the Tacoma Tideflats.
Feb 12, 2010