SU Healthcare Debate Provides Context, New Perspectives

For many Seattle University students, the Affordable Care Act has been in place for almost a third of their lives. Now, as the conversation around health care re-enters the political sphere, they may feel lost in the terminology, rhetoric and convoluted legal jargon. EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR In order to make this conversation accessible […]

Washington Attorney General Challenges Immigration Ban

The state of Washington has been at the forefront of activism and legislative activity ever since President Donald Trump’s inauguration by standing against the president’s directives despite federal pressures. PHOTO VIA JOE MABEL The current Attorney General of Washington, Bob Ferguson. The City of Seattle chose to remain a sanctuary city even at the cost […]

Seattle Reacts to Trump’s Inauguration

Scores of demonstrations were held across the country following Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on Friday, culminating in the largest inaugural protest in United States history. Hundreds of protestors sat in the street at the intersection of Pike and Broadway Saturday night. In total, over 3 million protesters of all ages and experiences worldwide joined together […]

US Media and Terrorism Coverage

On Jan. 1, the dawn of this new year, 39 people were killed at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. Most of the partygoers at the nightclub were foreigners, from countries like Jordan, Canada, France, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, among others. Authorities have yet to name the suspect, however, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, […]

The Election in Review

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. He officially claimed the presidency last night after an extremely close election that defied early predictions of an easy win by his opponent, Hillary Clinton. His win comes on the back of a hugely contentious election cycle. Trump and Clinton, the Democratic nominee, were […]

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