Meet Crosscut’s Community Idea Lab winner

Abi Gibson is a high school senior. The oldest of three sisters, she's a vocal jazz nut and, like a lot of other high schoolers,…

Community Idea Lab: The Final Five

How can we make K-12 classrooms more student-focused, individualized and community-rooted? That's the question we asked all of you this winter through our Community Idea…

How can we make K-12 education more student-focused, personalized and community-rooted? We’re giving you an extension!

How can we make K-12 education more student-focused, personalized and community-rooted? Exciting news, nerds. We’ve heard from you that you want more time to submit…

Crosscut partners with MOHAI on next Community Idea Lab: Public school 2.0

Last spring, on a warm June evening, more than 300 of you gathered at Town Hall for a new perspective on things. You came to…

Meet Crosscut’s Courage Award Winner in Business

As business students at Bainbridge Graduate Institute (now Pinchot), neither of Community Sourced Capital's co-founders had formal finance experience. But through their graduate research, they…

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to women: Don’t ask for a raise. It’s good karma

Update: Thursday, at 5:24 p.m., Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella emailed employees about his comments at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, which Microsoft…

Ebola tech, sleeping naked with dogs & 2 other things I learned at GeekWire Summit

1. How T-Mobile's John Legere has made Verizon & AT&T sweat. Known for his brash style and dirty mouth, T-Mobile CEO John Legere dropped more…

Infographic: Connection between gun deaths and gun laws

A Crosscut.com collaboration with Seattle magazine. On the fall ballot, Washington voters will be asked to vote on two opposing gun control initiatives — one…

How one young couple resolved their own gun debate

A Crosscut.com collaboration with Seattle magazine. Last Christmas, as our family was gathered to open presents, my fiancé reached under the couch cushion he was…

Marcus Haney accidentally filmed a music video about SPU shooting

In early June, filmmaker Marcus Haney arrived in Seattle to shoot footage of his younger brother's friends for a music video he was filming. His…

Crosscut’s Community Idea Lab: The Results Are In

The Event: Crosscut's first ever Community Idea Lab, a community conversation and idea contest, designed to answer one question: How can we use our tech…

An insurance policy for the Seattle area’s soul

On Saturday, Crosscut writer Drew Atkins and I woke up at an ungodly hour (for a weekend) and began our respective pilgrimages to the cavelike…

The power of one little story among 11.7 million undocumented immigrants

A few weeks ago, the Western Washington Society of Professional Journalists chapter (of which I am a board member) hosted its annual awards gala to…

Calling All Nerds: How can we use our tech boom to create an equitable, integrated city?

Have an idea to make the Seattle area even more awesome? Want to get it in front of Michael Arrington, founder of TechCrunch and CrunchFund…

Infographic: Who’s hiring in King County?

Top 5 Industries With Most Job Vacancies | Create Infographics   Crosscut's Community Idea Lab coverage is made possible by the generous support of Social…