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 ...

Gender Bias Seeps Into Prof Evals

“This professor is competent, nurturing, and really cares for students. They always welcome questions and are mindful of how students are doing in the coursework.” What gender comes to mind when you read this review? If it was female, you’re not alone. Language surrounding gender is complicated and reflects something important about the roles we ...

Crises Demand More Nuanced Reporting

Craig Stephen Hicks’ shooting of three Muslim students of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill last Tuesday placed him on the long list of shootings perpetrated by white males in the last decade. Hicks was known as a troublemaker that obsessed over parking and was feared by his neighbors. While police have not ...

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