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Editorial: College involvement in election vital

Editorial Board

March 4, 2020

As both the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP) and national presidential elections cast a shadow over Seattle Pacific University, it is important to historically examine student political involvement, both at SPU and ac...

Speaking truth to the COVID-19 outbreak

Luke Peterson, Guest Writer

March 4, 2020

Like most students, I started out my Western New Years enjoying my three-week winter break. I was a student at Southwest Minzu University in the city of Chengdu, located in the central province of Sichuan, China. I was doing ...

Editorial: Bloomberg’s big bucks

Editorial Board

February 26, 2020

Former New York City mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg has spent more than 230 million dollars simply on digital and television ads alone. For him, this amount is as inconsequential as pocket change. It is about 0.3% of his...

ICE has not melted

ICE has not melted

February 19, 2020

Editorial: Stop gutting public transportation

Editorial Board

February 12, 2020

It is no secret that commuters wish public transportation needs an overhaul. More investment in light rails, buses and metros are primary ways to alleviate traffic congestion. For proponents, these investments are no-brainers. Fo...

It is not the job of people of color to police racism; White students, we need to do better

Kate Erickson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

When sophomore Bella Tollestrup-Wimbish walks around campus, she is greeted by mostly white faces and every day she is reminded that she is different. What makes her feel isolated is not the mere presence of white people, but r...

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