Editorial: Consider Pot Dissent

Since the dawn of the pot revolution in Washington state, Seattle has had no problem upholding the reputation of a pro-pot, utopian free land. In a city with over 200 medical marijuana dispensaries, an annual Hempfest, and a police department that reacts to legalization by handing out Doritos and advice about how to smoke pot ...

Editorial: Education to Action

As Seattle University students, we have been told that we are preparing to be leaders for a just and humane world. We have caught glimpses of what this means in a variety of settings—through classes that challenge us to apply the ethics we’re learning to global problems, through service-learning projects that encourage involvement with diverse ...

Editorial: Strides for Equality

It isn’t often that the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear a case makes national news. But on Monday when the nation’s highest court passed up the opportunity to make a ruling on whether same-sex marriage bans are constitutional, that’s exactly what happened. The news flooded social media and dominated front-page headlines the next day. The ...

Think Before You Toke

Weed is legal in Washington state and available for purchase on Capitol Hill if you’re over the age of 21—and willing to pay $26 per gram. The official opening of pot shops has brought to light the extreme price differences between buying legal, tested marijuana and buying pot from medical dispensaries or dealers on the ...

Feminism Still Crucial

Emma Watson’s speech on feminism at the UN headquarters on Sept. 21, while not above critique (can we stop ignoring race while talking about the pay gap, please? Because white women actually make more than pretty much everyone else except for white men), was a solid step forward in getting people to acknowledge that feminism ...

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