Seattle U Continues to Navigate Its Role in the Homelessness Crisis

A state of emergency is typically declared in the wake of natural disasters like floods, forest fires and tornadoes. In November 2015, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray declared that the homelessness crisis here demands an equal response. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR A vacant house on Alder Street waits as the overgrowth creeps in. According to the […]

A Tale of Two Cities: Mayors Address Homelessness Crisis

Students, staff and members of the Seattle community gathered last Wednesday  in Pigott Auditorium to hear how the state of homelessness might change in the new year. Seattle University’s Department of Public Administration organized the event in which Mayor Ed Murray and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee discussed future policies on how they would adapt […]

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