Seoul, Tokyo, and Singapore are cities renowned for their world-class public transportation system, offering unparalleled efficiency and convenience. Every day, millions of people depend on public transport to commute. 

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Editor’s note: Realpolitik is a German term meaning “practical politics.” Merriam-Webster defines it as “politics based on practical and material factors rather than on theoretical or ethical objectives.” “Realpolitikal” aims to bring a campus perspective to broader political issues and offe…

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Every weekend I get out of my dorm, away from my studies, and go on an adventure. I am the type of person who can get pretty restless from the monotony of the week; I either get on the ferry to Bainbridge Island or just hop on a bus to Ballard. Inevitably, I always make the same joke: “I wil…

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Earlier this month, the California state legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom enacted a policy requiring public universities to update the diplomas of students who have changed their names, including for gender-affirming reasons. Washington state and Gov. Jay Inslee have yet to do the same — ho…

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Following Seattle’s hottest summer on record, the cool, fall air comes like a sigh of relief. Leaves are turning, bells are ringing, and in-person classes are back in session. But students and staff know what else is in the air — the coronavirus.

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During an ongoing global pandemic and an important period for reckoning with homelessness, police violence, and more, the upcoming general election is a crucial glimpse into the future of Seattle.