The inspiring history of UW women's rowing

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UW women's rowing rises from humble beginnings to national glory

A vintage photo of the University of Washington's women's rowing team

“We wouldn’t be who we are if it wasn’t for those women.” Learn about the remarkable legacy of the University of Washington women’s rowing team! They faced heartbreaking adversity in the early 1900s—World War I and losing a coach—the program was halted but then returned decades later stronger than ever, with the team clinching multiple national championships.⁠


From housing to citizen initiatives, inside Olympia's short legislative session

Olympia capitol building

State lawmakers navigated a packed session in Olympia that spanned wide-ranging issues, including the opioid crisis and affordable housing. Plus, Democrats were put on the defensive against six citizen initiatives, adding to the mix. Tune in to City Inside/Out's panel of statehouse reporters for insights on what was achieved this year.


Shaped by personal tragedy, Seattleite illuminates humanity through art

Baso Fibonacci in Black sweatshirt and yellow hood, looks into distance

Visual artist Baso Fibonacci redirects our attention to the humanity of people who suffer from addiction and its consequences. One of his current projects makes use of materials that others likely avoid, and the results are arresting.


Authors pull Book Lust into the "Melville vortex"

In panels from left to right, Nancy Pearl, Jennifer Habel, Chris Bachelder

The protagonist of the novel “Dayswork” by writing duo Jennifer Habel and Chris Bachelder fixates on “Moby-Dick” author Herman Melville to such an extent that he becomes the lens through which she sees herself. The authors join Book Lust Host Nancy Pearl to discuss the book’s “strange subject matter.”


Seattle archivists track city's changing homelessness responses

Black and white photo of men and boy lining up at counter for food bags

Our friends at Seattle Municipal Archives explained how they tracked Seattle's homelessness response across decades — from the Hoovervilles of the Great Depression to the Nickelsvilles of the 21st century, and today.


Enter the fantastical world of Arundel Books

Nancy Guppy leans against outside of Arundel Books with large window behind

Let's keep the pages turning with another one for the bookworms! This time it's local magic institute (sorry, bookstore), Arundel Books. 🏰📚🍻 From the history of the building itself to the owner's literary and artistic ventures, Arundel has all the makings of the perfect spot for a bookish adventure.⁠


Ijeoma Oluo discusses her latest book "Be a Revolution" with Nikkita Oliver

Ijeoma Oluo and Nikkita Oliver

Seattle author Ijeoma Oluo's latest book, "Be a Revolution," offers advice to those who want to do more for their communities, those who feel like they're never doing enough, and everyone frustrated by flawed systems. She recently sat down with poet, licensed attorney, and executive director of the non-profit Creative Justice, Nikkita Oliver, at Langston Seattle.