(Photo by Kseniya Sovenko)

Ukrainian transplants find unity in crisis

In the face of Russian aggression, local Ukrainians are embracing their heritage.

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Categories: Conflict, Perspectives, Politics

SUSI students visited The Seattle Times newsroom. (Photo by Jessica Partnow)

Twitter chat on immigration, feminism and Subway sandwiches in South Asia

Join this live chat at 8am Pacific Time/11am Eastern/8:30pm India on Thursday October 30th. Tune in here or by following the Twitter hashtag #susi2014.

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Categories: Immigration, Perspectives, SUSI 2014

A still from "Titli" about a young man trying to escape his criminal family in Delhi, one of the flagship films of the Seattle South Asian Film Festival's 9th year.

Festival brings top-notch South Asian filmmakers to town

A still from "Titli" about a young man trying to escape his criminal family in Delhi, one of the flagship films of the Seattle South Asian Film Festival's 9th year.

A still from “Titli” about a young man trying to escape his criminal family in Delhi, one of the flagship films of the Seattle South Asian Film Festival’s 9th year.

Now in its ninth year, the Seattle South Asian Film (SSAFF) once again brings a wide array of radical, thought-provoking films to the Puget Sound area. This year there’s narrative and documentary films from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka on everything from human rights, gender, LGBT issues, education, and the environment — and some laughs as well.

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Categories: Arts & Culture, Featured, Film

At the NAFTA Initialing Ceremony, in October 1992 , Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari, US President George H. W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney along with trade officials from all three countries. Bill Clinton finalized the negotiations after taking office the next year. (Photo from the George Bush Presidential Library)

Not Another Fu**ing Thing Again: NAFTA turns 20, Seattle celebrates?

Inside the Canadian consulate's bizarre 20th birthday party for NAFTA.

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Categories: Politics, Trade

Promotional material for an International Studies Abroad program in Spain reflects the demographics that dominate study abroad overall.

Why I started a study abroad program for People of Color

Promotional material for an International Studies Abroad program in Spain reflects the demographics that dominate study abroad overall.

Promotional material for an International Studies Abroad program in Spain demonstrates the demographics that dominate study abroad.

The two most influential forces in my life have been writing and travel. Growing up I always wanted to see the world (any place outside of Wisconsin would do). Just before I turned seventeen, my mother took me Senegal.

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Categories: Columnists, Education, Featured, Travel

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