The Week In Review

Nestora Salgado-Garcia continues her hunger strike in a Mexican prison—In what is being called an unjust and inhuman imprisonment by Congressmen Adam Smith and Senator Patty Murray, Nestora Salgoda remains held in a Mexican detainment center. A citizen from Renton , Wa., Salgoda was working in Mexico in August 2013 when arrested for her association ...

SU Law Publishes Most Expansive Study Yet On Criminalization of Homelessness

The Seattle University Law School recently published a report detailing Washington State’s laws designed to exclude certain individuals from public space. The report consisted of four briefs, each detailing a different aspect of Washington’s legal system and how it affects people experiencing homelessness. The study is the most extensive of its kind that has ever ...

Students Say ‘Shell No!’ To Oil Drill

Hundreds of environmental activists gathered early Saturday morning in life vests and kayaks to protest Royal dutch Shell in Seattle’s Elliott Bay. The group of activists gathered to voice their disapproval of Shell’s plans to resume oil exploration in the Arctic and keep two of its drilling rigs stored in Seattle’s port. The activists demonstrated ...

The Week In Review

Another Trafficking Camp Found in Thailand—Less than three miles away from a site where six Rohingya migrants from Myanmar were dug up, 26 corpses were found in Thailand’s Songkhla province. According to Thai authorities, the bodies were severely decayed. Causes of death have not officially been announced, though forensic officers say that the cause is ...

Combining Passion And Research With SUURA

Growing up five minutes away from Folsom Prison, sophomore English and French major Morgan Kimball never understood the term ‘prison town.’ “People ask me where I’m from, I say Sacramento. They ask where specifically, I say about five to 10 minutes from Folsom. And they say, Folsom? Folsom Prison? That’s immediately what they say,” Kimball ...

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