Citizens of SU: University Strives to Welcome All

Since President Donald Trump took office, students’ phones have been flooded with ‘breaking news’ notifications. For some, the news of Trump’s first executive orders has led to apprehension regarding the future of immigrants, refugees and undocumented citizens in the United States. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR As the Immigration Summit began, the flame of a […]

Op-Ed: Who Will Answer to Standing Rock?

Last week the Army Corps of Engineers issued the final easement for Energy Transfer Partners to dig the remaining portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline. This final stretch will be laid horizontally under Lake Oahe half a mile upstream from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. The Army Corps decision came at the behest of President […]

Washington Attorney General Challenges Immigration Ban

The state of Washington has been at the forefront of activism and legislative activity ever since President Donald Trump’s inauguration by standing against the president’s directives despite federal pressures. PHOTO VIA JOE MABEL The current Attorney General of Washington, Bob Ferguson. The City of Seattle chose to remain a sanctuary city even at the cost […]

Campus Ministry Event Addresses Islamophobia

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order, which restricted travel to and from seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, Campus Ministry, in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, hosted an event called “Bias and Hate Crime in the Current Political Climate.” The event featured a selection of speakers both from campus and the surrounding […]

Designing a New Kind of Resistance

Among the many art galleries at Pioneer Square, one stood out from the rest last Thursday with a crowd that not only filled the venue but even spilled out onto the sidewalk. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR Statement art from the 1980s. The gallery was Civilization, a new face in the scene specializing in digital […]

Campus Event “Interrogates the White Savior Complex”

In light of the recent political climate, there is no doubt that many people across the nation are aching to engage with their communities in a proactive way. But despite their altruistic motives, well-intentioned people are capable of reinforcing something called the “white savior complex.” JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarsinha, an award-winning […]

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