Narratives of Changing Places: TEDx Seattle 2017

A violin rock concert, a professor “Calling Bullshit,” a fashion show and Native American chants all highlighted this year’s TEDxSeattle “Changing Places.” TED, which stands for Technology, Education and Design, started recording its famed TED talks in 1984. Attending one of the four official TED conferences has become harder due to the scarcity and the […]

Recipe for a “Zwicked Kitchen”

When Veronika Zwicke is not busy working on her degree, mentoring business students, serving as the president of the American Marketing Association or working for Seattle University Public Safety, she is blogging about her latest food endeavors. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR Veronika Zwicke, the founder and chef of Zwicked Kitchen. Zwicke is a fourth-year studying […]

Youth Assemble to Combat Islamophobia

“If a fire starts in one room in a house, does it stay contained in that room?” Aneelah Afzali asked a room filled to the brim with children, teens and adults with a shared purpose: fighting the negative stigmas and stereotypes that contribute to Islamophobia. The audience responded with a resounding “No.” “That’s right,” Afzali […]

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