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Voter’s view disregarded

K'reisa Cox

November 1, 2017

Lack of community input on Initiative 27 threatens democracy   Most students at SPU have probably never heard of Initiative 27. Most people would probably assume this is because of voter apathy or other common issues co...

Editorial Comment

Editorial Board

November 1, 2017

Responsibility to follow through on indictments in Russia investigation   Robert Mueller, special counselor in the investigation of Russian intervention in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has recently released his...

Contraceptive care

Saya Meza

October 25, 2017

Education vital to health   Birth control funding has been an ongoing struggle in healthcare lately. Birth control education, however, has rarely ever taken precedence and leaving public education to deal with the topi...

Reconciliation in Christ

Guest Columnist

October 25, 2017

Women’s role in the church   In Genesis 3:16 God says to Eve, "Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you." This command from God created a subordinate role for women that has remained steady througho...

Catalonia votes freedom

Kassidy Crown

October 25, 2017

Separating from Spain could prove catastrophic   Catalonia is a region in the northeastern portion of Spain and home to Barcelona, the region’s capital city. Over the last few weeks, Catalonia has become known for much...

Safe spaces for women

Katie Ward

October 25, 2017

Gurls Talk platform facilitates discussion   I was 20 years old when I was drunkenly convinced in partaking in an intimate act with an individual. I will spare the details of the nausea that swirls in my stomach as I rec...

Taxing female products

K'reisa Cox

October 25, 2017

Tampon tax causes women to pay more than their fair share   In the United States, it is more expensive to be a woman than a man. In a 2015 study done by the New York Department of Consumer Affairs, it was found that ite...

Editorial Comment

Editorial Board

October 25, 2017

The need to call genocide by its name vital to the Rohinya people in Myanmar   The Rohingya, a Muslim people group in Myanmar, have been forced to flee from their homes into Bangladesh after a Rohingya militant group at...

San Juan in critical state

K'reisa Cox

October 18, 2017

Jones Act slowing down Puerto Rico’s recovery after disaster   When a natural disaster strikes, the general public is up to date on every movement the storm takes. The media fills us in on every data point possible, garners ...

Sustainability

Guest Columnist

October 18, 2017

Responsibility to care for the earth vital   According to a study on climate change beliefs done by Yale University, approximately 11 percent of the United States population believes that we don’t need to worry about cl...

1st Amendment attacked

Kassidy Crown

October 18, 2017

Censoring reporting against freedom of speech   President Trump’s time in office has been marked by a storm of controversy. One such controversial issue is his opinions on broadcast news and journalists. The term “...

Editorial Comment

Editorial Board

October 18, 2017

Sexual assault tag takes over Twitter   Sunday morning, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me, too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the m...

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