Editorial Comment: Clearing the Jungle not realistic option

Following the recent shooting in the homeless encampment dubbed The Jungle, King County prosecutor Dan Satterberg has called for an end to the homeless encampment. As reported by The Seattle Times on Friday, Feb. 5, Satterberg’s convictions are shared by some former homeless individuals. One such individual is Dustin Davies, who has recently overcome alcohol […]

Editorial Comment

Labels limit response to homelessness

Labels limit response to homelessnessSeattle’s homelessness crisis has no simple solutions, but disengaging from the application of broad stereotypes to all homeless individuals is critical to creating a culture equipped to lift those individuals out of homelessness. The homeless are often demonized as drug addicts, work-evaders and criminals. They are associated with negative qualities ranging […]

Action must follow race relations forum

President Martin’s forum on racial division is a significant opportunity for the administration to  hear students’ concerns and suggestions for implementing change on Seattle Pacific University’s campus. As such, it is a discussion that Martin and the members of the Senior Leadership team must meaningfully act upon in accordance with the conclusions following the forum. […]