Seahawks great Kenny Easley to announce Seattle’s second-round pick in NFL Draft

The Seahawks have tabbed longtime Seattle safety Kenny Easley to announce the team’s first pick — a second-round selection — in next week’s 2015 NFL Draft. Seahawks safety Kenny Easley is seen in action during a game circa 1985. (Rick Stewart/Getty Images) The Seahawks aren’t scheduled to pick until the draft’s second day, when they […]

Washington Huskies’ Lorenzo Romar: ‘I didn’t think we had at times the best work ethic’ in 2015

Washington Huskies men’s basketball head coach Lorenzo Romar said a late-season collapse in 2014-15 was the result of a combination of poor work ethic, personal agendas and unfortunate injuries, The Seattle Times reported. In an interview with Percy Allen of The Seattle Times, Romar candidly discussed his team’s second-half swoon that saw the Huskies go […]

PubliCalendar: ‘Someone You Love’ Tackles the HPV Epidemic

For Today The HPV vaccine prevents several forms of cancer, including one that kills 6,000 people in the U.S. and 250,000 people worldwide each year—but why do vaccination rates continue to remain low? An estimated 79 million Americans are infected with HPV, and less than half of adolescent girls and only 13 percent of adolescent boys […]

Seattle Artists Challenge Facebook Identification Policy

Facebook is making it more difficult to hide behind a username or unique moniker. The company instituted a name policy last year asking users to “use their authentic names [to make] them more accountable.”  It sounds like a practical safety measure, but it’s backfiring and triggering outrage—some have even called it discriminatory. And for people […]

Sawant Calls Affordable Housing Town Hall “Ground Zero” for a “Housing Justice” Movement

Last night, at city hall, council members Nick Licata and Kshama Sawant attempted to address mounting anxiety about rising rents. The lefty council duo hosted an affordable housing town hall where they called on both the public and other council members to get behind rent control as a viable option for tackling housing costs, despite […]