Robert Merry (’68): White House reporter turned National Interest editor sees opportunity for young journalists

By Amanda Ma – Throughout Robert Merry’s (BA, ’68) career, his passion for political reporting has only become stronger as he climbed the ladder, earning positions at some of the most prestigious political newspapers in the country. Today, Merry serves…

Bilingual North American Post to be digitized at UW libraries

By Kirsten Johnson – In the next few years, 54 years of the bilingual North American Post or “Hokubei Hochi newspaper,” will be digitized, with keyword-searchable metadata available to access at UW libraries. “The history of the entire Japanese American…

Boston news anchor Lisa Hughes (’90) reflects on time in Seattle

By Erica Thompson – Now a daily news anchor for WBZ-TV in Boston, Emmy Award-winning journalist and University of Washington Communication alumna Lisa Hughes (B.A., 1990) still recognizes Seattle as a crucial component in her education, career, and even her…

Suzanne Selfors (’90) publishes Smells Like Pirates

On Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. join author Suzanne Selfors (’90) for a launch party for her new book, Smells Like Pirates. Selfors will be at Eagle Harbor Books on Bainbridge Island. The book is the third in the series,…

Miss Indian Nations advocates against alcoholism, teen suicide

By Erica Thompson – While double majoring in Communication and American Indian Studies, Shanoa Pinkham represented her tribe holding two titles at one time – Miss Yakama Nation and Miss Indian Nations. Growing up in Lynnwood, Pinkham did not have…

Joseph’s ‘Transcending Blackness’ explores depictions of multiracial Americans

Associate Professor Ralina Joseph’s new book, “Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium Mulatta to the Exceptional Multiracial,” is now available from Duke University Press. Representations of multiracial Americans, especially those with one black and one white parent, appear everywhere in…

Break through the noise: Get the internship Nov. 15

On Thursday, Nov. 15, meet key leaders from local organizations both large and small to find out how an internship helped them land where they are today and what opportunities might be most useful for your career after college. November 15,…

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