Mayor Pushes For First Female SPD Chief

The position of Seattle Police Chief has been dominated by men since the city’s establishment in the mid-1800s—but all that is almost certain to change this June. Kathleen O’Toole, former Police Commissioner of Boston, is Mayor Ed Murray’s choice for the position of chief that has most recently been filled by interims. The other contenders ...

Students Call For Warning Labels on Classics

Warning: the following article contains references to rape, violence, and suicide. What you just read was a trigger warning, and it probably isn’t your first exposure to one. Trigger warnings—labels designed to warn would-be consumers of information as to potentially disturbing or graphic content that they will be exposed to—are common fare on television and ...

Students Protest, Mega-Mad Over Appeal

Seattle University’s contingent and adjunct faculty unionization efforts remained promising as students publically allied with professors in an on-campus rally. In a march from the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons to the Administration building on Friday, May 30, students chanted and cheered in support for their contingent professors working to join the Service Employees ...

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MACKLEMORE’S APOLOGY ACCEPTED Macklemore is known for using his status as a Grammy award-winning artist as a platform to speak out against bigotry and intolerance. Thus it came as something of a surprise when the rapper chose to wear an apparently anti-Semitic costume at a show at Seattle’s EMP Museum on May 16. Since the ...

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