Editorial: Snap Out of it, Hackers

First J-Law, then Emma Watson gets threatened, and now more than 100,000 nude photos—including ones of minors—will be leaked on the internet through a third party app that saves Snapchats. This is just one reason I don’t trust technology. I am that person who does not save passwords or sync photos to some cloud thing ...

Editorial: Protect All Marine Life

The disappearance and presumed death of newborn baby orca L-120 left me and many other longtime Puget Sound residents heartbroken on Tuesday. The calf’s birth was a rare glimmer of good news as our region suffers from climate change and habitat depletion, and its death symbolized the end of that hope. That said, the outpouring ...

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 ...

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