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 […]

The Week in Review

TRUMP EARNS ENOUGH DELEGATES TO SECURE NOMINATION— Following a CNN delegate count on Thursday, May 26, Donald Trump has now officially reached the necessary 1,237 delegates to secure the Republican nomination. Though he is not the official nominee yet, this landmark in his campaign throws all concerns out the window of the convention being contested. […]

The Week in Review

Former SeaTac city Manager Motives Questioned— In a report released by the Seattle Times, former SeaTac City Manager James Payne asked the staff geographic information systems coordinator to create a map that specified the location of Sunni and Shiite Muslim residents that lived in the greater Seattle area. Payne explained that the motive behind this […]

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Michael Bennett Won’t Hold Out— Michael Bennett told 710 ESPN Seattle’s “Brock and Salk” show on Tuesday that he will be reporting to training camp. Speculation swirled that Bennett, who has made it known that he is unhappy with his contract, would potentially hold out unless he got a new deal. “Why wouldn’t I be […]

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BERNIE SANDERS WINS WEST VIRGINIA— West Virginia held their democratic primaries on Tuesday, May 10 and Bernie Sanders won in a landslide with 51 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton’s 36 percent. The win gives Sanders a five delegate advantage in the Mountain State, and he has won back to back primaries after his […]

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IN MEMORIAM: JAQUELINE ANDREWS Jaqueline Sephora Andrews, a Seattle University graduate student, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 24. Jaqueline was a Master of Divinity student at the School of Theology & Ministry and was a member of the United Church of Christ. According to a Mission and Ministry email, Jaqueline had many years of […]

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Budget Transparency Forum— Last week, students gathered in Wyckoff Auditorium to learn about where their tuition money is being invested. A little over thirty students were in attendance at this most recent assembly. Chief Financial Officer Connie Kanter and Associate Vice President for Facilities Administration Rob Schwartz presented for an hour and a half to […]

The Week in Review

New York votes in primary— Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed in a democratic debate in New York on Thursday, less than a week away from the crucial New York primaries. The two candidates sparred throughout the night, questioning each other’s judgment and even bringing out personal jabs. During the debate Sanders referred to Clinton’s […]

The Week in Review

STUDENTS PUSH UNIVERSITIES ON EQUITY ISSUES— Students from the University of Washington and Western Washington University have recently made demands related to equity issues. Hundreds of black students at the UW took over a meeting on race and equity two weeks ago, critiquing the university for not acting on these issues in a timely manner. […]

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