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Calling students to become more involved

This school year is only halfway over, but it’s already time to start looking at the next one. This is especially true when it comes to leadership at our school. Earlier this week, an email was sent out informing students that applications for next year’s Associated Students of Seattle Pacific core team are now available. […]

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Concern over political scandal apathy

Since President Donald Trump took office last January, one scandal has scarcely begun being covered by the news before the next one suddenly pops up. From Twitter controversy to alleged secret meetings, paying off porn stars and accusations of sexual misconduct, the rumors and news breaks are nonstop. Actually, these scandals began long before his […]

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Loss of social integrity needs to be challenged

As most of you know, President Donald Trump recently referred to certain African countries as “shitholes.” Since then, the media has run stories about the incident, astonished by Trump’s use of racist language and the precedent it sets. Traditional news media companies have not been the only ones to do so, as even Saturday Night […]

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Hollywood sets example at Golden Globes

The Golden Globes took place this past week, and a theme for the ceremony quickly became clear. Throughout the whole event, celebrities were openly referencing and calling out the recent stream of sexual assault accusations in Hollywood. The red carpet was flooded with black attire, as many attendees decided to stage a blackout in support […]

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Tent City 3 creates uproar on campus

“Engaging the culture, changing the world” — Seattle Pacific University Vision Statement. SPU encourages its students to seek out diverse atmospheres on a regular basis. The university attempts to provide its community with opportunities to explore the world beyond their comfort zone in order to create learning experiences. Recently, SPU has brought one of these […]

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Republican response crucial in Roy Moore’s sexual misconduct allegations

Roy Moore, former state judge in the Alabama Supreme Court, is the Republican nominee in the running to fill the seat recently vacated by Jeff Sessions in the U.S. Senate. However, his political campaign is not the only reason for Moore being a constant focus in the media lately. The former judge was accused of […]

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Journalists demonstrate bravery in the face of violence and injured colleagues

A prominent TV station in Kabul, Afghanistan was attacked yesterday, Nov. 7. Shamshad TV was going about their regular daily broadcast when a bomb went off at the entrance of the building. Afterwards gunmen disguised as police officers stormed the station and began to shoot. The station has high viewership, as it is the nation’s […]

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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 first indictments regarding the investigation. Paul Manafort, former chairmen of the Trump campaign, and Rick Gates, an associate of Manafort, were both charged with 12 criminal charges, including conspiracy charges. As of Monday morning, both […]