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Rejecting the American Dream, Mexicans reintegrate back home

Divided from family and missing their culture, returning home is an obvious choice for many Mexican immigrants. But things aren’t always so easy once they get there.

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Categories: Featured, Immigration, Politics

Viet Cong  plays a sold-out show  in Seattle this Sunday post-band name controversy. (Photo by Colin Way)

Viet Cong’s loaded band name a cautionary tale to indie artists

What’s in a name? For Viet Cong, who plays a sold-out show in Seattle this Friday, way more than they thought.

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Categories: Arts & Culture, Music, Opinion, Perspectives

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6 weeks post-tragedy, Seattle friends of Chapel Hill victims share their reflections

Six weeks after their friends’ Chapel Hill shootings, Zeinab Abrahim and Sophia Malik reflect on the inspiring lives of Deah Barakat and Yusor Abu-Salha.

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Categories: Conflict, Featured, Health, Religion

Keiko Green in "The Comparables." (Photo by Nate Watters, courtesy Seattle Repertory Theatre.)

Actor Keiko Green challenges conventional casting

Actor Keiko Green wants to upend traditional casting conventions. She’s found the Seattle theater community welcoming to her mission.

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Categories: Arts & Culture

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El Salvador shows signs of progress in the shadow of U.S. intervention

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

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Categories: Conflict, Perspectives, Politics, Travel

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