Crosscut’s next Community Idea Lab: Transportation

One balmy night last summer, my fiance and I found ourselves trapped in a wall of traffic, one among thousands of cars inching northward, sloth-like,…

Under the Heatlamp: Fair ferry fare

There are pros and cons to traveling on the Washington State Ferries. Pros: Stunning scenery. Camaraderie among riders. Native American art emblazoned on the tables.…

Can Rep. Suzan DelBene keep your fridge from launching spam attacks?

Last January, a fridge was caught sending spam emails as part of a larger botnet attack: In other words, someone out there remotely accessed more…

Managing Editor Berit Anderson leaving to launch new media venture

I'm equally excited and saddened to announce today that I have decided to leave my role as Crosscut's managing editor. Over the next month or…

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…

2014’s #2 Most Read: International Space Station flies Seahawks 12th Man flag

This satirical piece was our second most read story of 2014.   Seattle and Denver both have long traditions in aerospace. Before legal recreational marjiuana…

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…
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