Join us at Seattle University Conversations: Putin Confronts the Free World

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Join the conversation: Four-star general, former ambassador to China share insight on Putin's clash with West.

McCaffery and Locke

In the next Seattle University Conversations, hear from retired four-star Gen. Barry McCaffrey as he discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin's confrontation with the West. McCaffrey will be joined by Gary Locke, former ambassador to China and former Washington governor. Register now for this in-person event taking place Monday, May 16.


City/Inside Out unpacks redistricting

Map showing current boundaries of Seattle's seven council districts
Thanks to the latest US Census results, the city’s political boundaries are about to shift, impacting the upcoming 2023 elections. Find out how you can weigh in and help redistrict Seattle!

Due to the 2020 U.S. Census results and Seattle's shifting population, the boundaries of the seven Seattle City Council districts need to be redrawn so that the population distribution is equal, or at least within 1%. Find out how it works and learn how you can weigh in on redistricting and shape city council elections for the next decade.


Olympic Foundry archival photos illuminate a bygone era

Archival photograph showing Olympic Foundry workers pouring manhole covers

In 1965, a Seattle City Light photographer set out to document one of the city's electrical customers and ended up immortalizing the fascinating process of metal casting and foundry life. This peek into the past is part of Seattle Municipal Archives’ “Favorite Archival Object” series.


Artists focus on representation with collaboration

Storme Webber speaks during Train-Hopping event

“So much of my work…is to lift up the lives of people who have been excluded from the official narrative.” Artists Storme Webber and Free Yannoh Bangura talk about their efforts to increase representation of people from various racial and ethnic backgrounds in the arts community as part of the series “Train-Hopping: analogue conversations, digital times.”


COVID-19 resources

Free at-home tests. Each household is eligible to receive two sets of four free at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government. And, while supplies last, Washingtonians can order up to two COVID-19 test kits per month from the website (ordering available in English and Spanish).

Free N95 masks. Visit the federal government's one-stop COVID website to find locations to get free masks.

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