Week In Review

STWTS Wheat-Pasting Night—As part of International Anti-Street Harassment Week, the awareness organization Stop Telling Women to Smile (STWTS) held a wheat-pasting night on April 17. Women all around the world were encouraged to post pictures on walls of themselves with words protesting street harassment. STWTS is an art project headed by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, who is ...

Occupy SU: A Cry For Workers’ Rights

Twenty-one protesters were arrested for civil disobedience last week—many of whom are members of the Seattle University community. On Wednesday, April 15, faculty and students were apprehended at 12th and Union after occupying Seattle University. The voices of students, workers and activists were among many speaking up in solidarity with a nationwide movement. “We’re not ...

Student Development To Reorganize To Keep Up With Changing Student Body

Every student has different needs. Depending on where you’re from, how much money your family makes, your race and countless other factors, you probably find that certain departments at Seattle University are better suited than others to make you feel at home. But with the announcement of a complete reorganization of the Division of Student ...

The Week In Review

Protest on police brutality— A small unannounced group of protestors arrived on the Seattle University campus with a Seattle Police escort in the afternoon of April 14. The protestors were decrying police brutality in relation to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y. and Walter Scott in North ...

U.S. And Cuba Mend Frayed Ties With Summit

At long last Cuban Cigars are allowed on U.S. soil, causing many to sincrely say “Thanks, Obama.” On Apr. 10-11, the seventh tri-annual Summit of The Americas took place in Panama City, Panama. This year’s theme addressed “Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas.” The Summits of the Americas have been going ...

Breast Cancer: Balancing Care And Cost

Though we can all recognize those pink ribbons and wrist bands famous for supporting those with breast cancer, it might be time to question whether they actually help. Last week, a study published in the Journal of Health Affairs reported that the United States spends $4 billion a year on false-positive mammograms and over-diagnoses. These ...

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