Repercussions of assisted suicide

104-year-old opts to end his life with physician help On Thursday May 10, scientist Dr. David Goodall decided at 104 years old to take his own life. However, his story was not like other suicides. It was methodically planned under supervision, condoned by his family, and supported by […]

Met Gala theme raises concerns

Defining what cultural appropriation is Every year the Metropolitan Museum of Art holds a Costume Institute benefit to raise money for the Met’s fashion department. Better known as the Met Gala, the evening brings celebrities and designers together on the red carpet to celebrate the theme of the […]

Editorial Comment

Student petition raises concerns at SPU Recently, a petition has been circulating around the SPU community in support of Andy Spalletta, the winning candidate for the position of vice president of ministries for the 2018-2019 school year. Due to what is claimed to be false accusations regarding a […]

National Day of Silence at SPU

On April 27, a small group of SPU students gathered at Tiffany Loop in observance of National Day of Silence, a protest dedicated to raising awareness against queerphobia and LGBTQ+ hate crime. Protesters, encouraged not to speak for an entire day, symbolize the silencing of queer youth as […]

Gender stereotypes are limiting

Stigma surrounding short hair on females can create great insecurities I spent almost a decade contemplating cutting my hair off before talking myself out of it. I spent days upon days saving, liking, looking at these womxn who I thought held the exceptional confidence to go against what […]

Ireland rethinks abortion policies

As politics continue to divide our nation and divide nations across seas, Ireland sets its sights on an approaching referendum that could liberalize one such hot-button issue that divides the world: abortion. While abortion seems to be an issue where there could not possibly be a middle ground, […]

Annual fashion show turns heads

Lights flashed in the dimly lit room as photographers captured models strutting down the runway, all wearing one of a kind designs created by SPU students. On May 12, SPU’s MODE Fashion Group put on their annual fashion show in Royal Brougham Pavilion. With the Pavilion packed, designers […]

Celebrating beauty in diversity

Students flocked to hovering white tents with different stations of food throughout Martin Square. Strings of lights, white paper lanterns and clear balloons filled with confetti created a celebratory atmosphere. The sun began to set as students sat inside the square, socializing, laughing and dancing in front of […]

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