The Supreme Court has been getting a lot of attention lately because of its recent Constitutional rulings. This attention is indicative of the Court’s lasting significance in our country. However, the Court seems to be somewhat forgotten when its less controversial cases don’t have implications in the Bill of Rights. For example, the Court’s recent […]
Since the 1960s, the U.S. has been entrenched in the ‘war on drugs.’ Whether it be in Mexico, Afghanistan or on our own soil, billions of dollars have been pumped into ineffective and wasteful anti-drug efforts. The London School of Economics recently completed a thorough study on the war on drugs and came to the […]
It wasn’t unusual for Josh Oyler to go on long, uninterrupted walks. Each stride was taken in silence — an opportunity to search for something. Something to straighten out the confusion, expunge the dark, haunting stains. But this walk was different. When the six-foot-three sophomore with Jimmy Neutron hair stepped outside of Ashton Hall in […]
People around the world have reacted to the kidnapping of over 200 girls in Nigeria one of the only ways they know how: tweeting about it. The hashtag “BringBackOurGirls” has been used by millions of people to express their outrage about the terrorist militant group Boko Haram’s actions in recent weeks. One lone tweet does […]
REVIEW As warmer weather approaches, it’s only fitting to feast on the All-American meal: burgers and French fries. Not too far away from SPU are two Seattle-based burger joints, Red Mill Burgers and Blue Moon Burgers, that rival each other for best burger. When deciding between the best burgers, it takes more than just a […]
REVIEW When the Queen of Sheba came to visit Solomon in Jerusalem, she arrived in a phalanx of gilded caravans, dripping with gold and jewels. Everywhere she went, the smoky scent of spices and oils wafted after her like perfume, oozing from the depths of her tents and her purple robes and her servants’ skin. […]
On Tuesday, SPU professor of chemistry Lyle Peter spoke to a crowd of roughly 35 students, faculty and staff about the lessons he has learned over the past 50 years of his life. Speaking at the Ivy Honorary’s sixth annual Last Lecture event, Peter said that he has spent the majority of his life […]
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