Accountability Survey biased

Questionnaire aims to find staged answers

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a “leading question” is defined as a question asked in a way that is intended to produce a desired answer. Usually surveys are purposefully designed to avoid these types of questions in order to get objective and accurate results regarding the subject. It appears that the Trump administration didn’t get that […]

Drug reform needed

Drug addiction proves major public health issue, not simply isolated criminal problem

Last March, former President Obama spoke at the National Prescription Drug Abuse Heroin Summit in Atlanta saying, “For too long we’ve viewed drug addiction through the lens of criminal justice.” He added, “The most important thing to do is reduce demand. And the only way to do that is to provide treatment — to see […]

Gallery rooted in history, abstract tactics

Pulp paper used as main artistic medium in current SAM exhibit

With the World Wars emerged a growing concern for rationing. And for media outlets, this attitude of conservation led to a reconsideration of paper-type. Thus, an inexpensive form of entertainment began: pulp fictions. And not the 1994 Tarantino film. Currently featured at the Seattle Art Museum, “Pulp Fictions,” is a gallery located just behind the […]

Seattle fights for social justice

Black Lives Matter march draws crowd

Roughly 7,000 Black Lives Matter activists in Seattle banded together to crowd the streets of downtown, protesting the economic inequality that so many people within America’s black community face. On Saturday, April 15, The Black Freedom Front of Seattle hosted the Facebook event titled, “BlackLivesMatter – March on Seattle 2.0,” a three-mile march that started […]

Faculty show solidarity, care

Christian groups sign in support of marginalized

SPU faculty members such as Tina Schermer-Sellers have recently shown their concern about the safety of students due to the U.S. president’s remarks against undocumented immigrants. “I have been vocal across many issues over the years where I have believed it was important as an educated, privileged Christian woman to speak against injustice both inside […]

Students share views

Senate discusses accessibility, new feedback surveys

During Monday’s Senate meeting, students shared perspectives in regard to making changes to student feedback surveys as well as a proposal to lobby administration to begin the process of making McKinley Theatre accessible. Sophomore Abbey Brandt, the School of Business, Government and Economics senator, is also a member of the Faculty Development Committee. Within the […]