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Yesterday the Supreme Court upheld a Michigan constitutional amendment that bans race-conscious admissions decisions in the state. A fractured and controversial decision, the Supreme Court’s action has, by association, endorsed similar affirmative action bans in seven other states, which sends America’s minority populations a definitive and upsetting message: the protection of minority groups is not ...

Dissecting Proposition 1

It’s unfortunate there can only be one winner in an election, because ultimately, both sides of Proposition 1 voters are on to something—Metro routes should not be cut and costs should not rise. The proposed tax measure would raise sales and use tax by 0.1 percent and increase fees on car tabs to $60. As ...

Students Cry For Greater CAPS Care

Recent complaints about CAPS are, perhaps, unsurprising, in the wake of a flurry of criticisms toward the disabilities services office and student health center. Seattle U’s wellness services are looking more than a little bleak from here, but scant resources are probably just a necessary evil of the small-school experience. And I have no doubt ...

Letter to the Editor: The Many Strengths of SU’s Creative Writing Program

This letter was written in response to the article “Starving Artists: How Seattle U Could Be Failing Its Creative Community.” We are writing in response to Caroline Ferguson’s article “Seattle U Could be Failing its Creative Community.” Ferguson presents a surprisingly narrow perspective of the work of the Creative Writing Program, its faculty and students. ...

Letter to the Editor: How Best To Prepare for a Life as a Writer

This letter was written in response to the article “Starving Artists: How Seattle U Could Be Failing Its Creative Community.” This letter was written in response to the article “Starving Artists: How Seattle U Could Be Failing Its Creative Community.” Following the publication of Caroline Ferguson’s recent article “Seattle U Could be Failing its Creative ...

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