Bye-Bye, Bertha: Infamous Drill Goes Belly-Up

What drills, breaks and costs $80 million? The answer is Bertha, the world’s largest-diameter tunnel digging machine, currently stranded beneath downtown Seattle. In the summer of 2013, Bertha began her historic journey beneath Seattle’s downtown waterfront. The goal of the project was relatively straightforward: replace the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct that was damaged ...

CIty Council, SSA Defend Protestors’ Rights

The surge of nationwide demonstrations over the past few months has made evident the many ways that citizens and students assert their rights to protest. Seattle University’s Sustainable Student Action is hosting a Non-Violent Direct Action Training on Feb. 7 to educate students about demonstration tactics. In the past, SSA has led protests on campus ...

The Week in Review

Republicans Oppose Obama’s Immigration policy—On Jan. 14 the House of Representatives made moves in opposition of President Obama’s immigration policies. This decision will affect millions of persons residing in the United States and expose younger immigrants to the threat of expulsion. The U.S. Republicans won the vote 236-191. The quarrel on the hill was met ...

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