Samantha Pak

Best Buddies include everyone | Windows and Mirrors

North Creek’s new club this year works to promote inclusion and helps students make friends and connections.

 

Building a community of belonging | Windows and Mirrors

LWTech is putting in the work to ensure employees feel welcomed on campus.

 

The difficulty of aging in place | Windows and Mirrors

Living on a fixed income in an increasingly expensive region is not easy.

 

In lieu of a perfect world | Windows and Mirrors

Violence in the world will happen but we shouldn’t just resign ourselves to it.

Lessons from our neighbors | Windows and Mirrors

Traveling abroad is an easy reminder to check your ethnocentrism.

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

Syrian arts curator and cultural advisor shares how art can tell the story of history.

Whats wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

The world is filled with the negative; romance novels can be a way from taking a break from it all.

Combating bigotry | Windows and Mirrors

Author and journalist Jonathan Weisman visited the Stroum Jewish Community Center to as part of the center’s “Words to the Wise” series.

Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors

Southeast Asians are at greater risk of being deported to countries many haven’t been to since they were young or have never been to.

OPINION: The sweetness of coming together | Windows and Mirrors

For immigrant women on the Eastside, Turkcha is here to help.

What happens when we believe | Windows and Mirrors

How an unlikely group of teenagers achieved success through the support of their community.

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

The default in our own stories | Editorial

Senior editor Samantha Pak reflects on what representation in media means to her.

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Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

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Speakers share success stories at Friends of Youth fundraiser

At the Celebration of Youth luncheon fundraiser for Friends of Youth on March 15, a common theme running through the various speeches was the idea… Continue reading

The Landing offers overnight shelter for young adults in Redmond

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a month-long series that focuses on homelessness on the Eastside. Just as tackling homelessness means more than… Continue reading

Locals will be attending tomorrow’s Women’s March on Seattle

Thousands are expected to turn out for tomorrow’s Women’s March on Seattle. The 3.6-mile march will begin at 10 a.m. at Judkins Park at 2150… Continue reading

Sound Transit seeks public input at East Link open house

With the 2008 passing of Sound Transit 2 (ST2) and this month’s passing of Sound Transit 3 (ST3), light rail is coming to the Eastside… Continue reading

Friends of Youth and Material Good partner to raise money for Capital Campaign

Sales of Little Shirley vases, created by the Mercer Island Florist owner's daughter, will benefit Friends of Youth.

New legislation brings good news to Friends of Youth amidst federal budget cuts

A new piece of state legislation may lead more homeless and runaway youth to seek shelter with service agencies such as Eastside-based Friends of Youth (FOY).