Farmworkers’ rights abused in WA

Familias Unidas por la Justicia (Families United for Justice, FUJ), an independent farmworker union in Burlington, Washington, is asking consumers to boycott products that contain Sakuma Bros. Farm’s berries. The organization, composed of primarily Mexican migrant workers, cites innumerable violations and abuses such as racial and sexual harassment, wage theft and retaliation. Sakuma Bros. supplies […]

ASSP candidate endorsements

The Associated Students of Seattle Pacific represents all undergraduate students at our university. The elected core of officers and employees serve the community by organizing events, managing budgets and fostering meaningful discussions within our community. As the 2014-2015 year comes to a close, the student body is charged with the task of electing new ASSP […]

$15 minimum wage a bad decision

On Apr. 1, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s $15 minimum wage law took effect. As a growing number of cities are considering minimum wage laws, many small businesses are concerned about how this will affect their operations. This past week, Ivar’s Seafood announced their plan to comply with the law by raising wages for workers as […]

Muslim leaders combatting ISIS

Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Egypt’s top Islamic institution, has called for radical reform in religious teaching. Facing the growing dangers of Islamic militant groups such as ISIS, el-Tayeb states that Islamic extremism stems from intolerance and incorrect interpretations of the Koran. Influential religious and political figures, including President Abdel Fattah al-Sisir of […]