Seattle U Will Maintain Obama-Era Title IX Procedures

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos intends to alter Title IX, a 1972 education amendment that prohibits discriminations on the basis of sex in any education program that receives federal funding. This includes most K-12 institutions and a large majority of colleges, both public and private because of federal funding in financial aid programs. TAYLOR GUY […]

NFL Protests Continue to Create Tension

In September of 2016, former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, first sat out of the United States National Anthem. Since then, in the months of his free agency, he has not been signed. Declining performance level has been cited, but others speculate it is politically motivated. Three weeks into this season, there […]

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 […]

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