Brotherhood Can Beget Bigotry

Fraternities churn out thousands of young men every year—seemingly to make positive change in the world around them. Yet some fraternities may drastically fail to meet that standard. On the 50th anniversary of Selma’s Bloody Sunday, University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter provided an ugly reminder that racism is alive and well in parts ...

Time To Put Down Your Phone

Every morning, I put on my watch. It’s a chunky metal analog, too big for my wrist, a little like something your grandpa might wear. I’ve noticed that watch-wearing has become uncommon among my peers. Almost everyone has a smartphone these days, after all. Why bother with a watch when the time (and anything else ...

Gutted Tent City Bill Too Limiting

Seattle’s city council met on Tuesday to discuss amendments to a bill that would house a portion of the city’s growing homeless population. The legislation, proposed by Mayor Ed Murray, would create three new encampments in the city. Under the bill, these and future encampments would be prohibited in residential zones. At Tuesday’s meeting, city ...

Seek New Coffee Buzz

Caffeine seems to be a necessity for most college students — and that caffeine usually comes in the form of coffee. But of all the factors that young adults consider when picking out their favorite form of java — dark or light roast, cream or sugar, drip or expresso — one factor that is often ...

Teach The Hard Truths

On Feb. 18, Oklahoma’s House Education Committee voted 11–4 to ban the teaching of AP United States History in the state’s public high schools. The course, lawmakers argued, “reflected a radically revisionist view of American history that emphasizes negative aspects of our nation’s history.” Since the education committee brought it up, let’s talk revisionism, shall ...

SU Ranks Among The Best For Fulbrights

You go, Seattle U. Once again you have displayed your commitment to academic excellence, to contributing to various discourses, and to building understanding between people of different communities. This time, the Seattle U community outdid itself by producing the most 2014-2015 U.S. Fulbright Scholars among master’s institutions, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau ...

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