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College of Arts and Sciences Letter about Solidarity and Changing the Culture of Anti-Blackness at Seattle U and Beyond

College of Arts and Sciences Letter about Solidarity and Changing the Culture of Anti-Blackness at Seattle U and Beyond

June 3, 2020

We are members of the faculty and staff at Seattle University’s College of Arts and Sciences, and we are angry. We are angry...

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Structural Racism is Alive in the Midst of a Pandemic

May 15, 2020

Even as many structures of the world seem to be crumbling apart amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the structure of racism remains intact....

The Challenges Faced by International Students at Seattle University

The Challenges Faced by International Students at Seattle University

May 7, 2020

The stress of moving out of campus and transitioning to digital learning platforms has been particularly pronounced amongst international...

Seattle U Community Discusses Viral “This is America” Video

Khalia Williams, Author

May 24, 2018

“Things that go viral typically tap into something that we don’t know we want,” said Christopher Paul, the chair of the communications department at Seattle University. The music video for the rap hit “This is America” by Childish Gambino, reached over 170 million views on YouTube this week and is intended to depict the experience of bla...

‘Dear White People’ Explores the Complexity of Racism

Bailee Clark, Author

May 17, 2018

The second season of the Netflix original series, “Dear White People,” was released this month. The show takes place at a fictitious Ivy League university. The content is meant to reflect social and racial issues that still exist on college campuses across the nation. While it appears that society has made progress in some ways, there are still iss...

Week in Review- April 18, 2018

Hunter Uechi, Author

April 19, 2018

COMEY LIVES UP TO TRUMP’S TWEETS — Before former FBI director James Comey’s interview with ABC News aired on April 15, President Trump tweeted about his experience with Comey. Trump referred to Comey as a liar, a “slippery” man and a “slimeball” and named him the “Worst FBI Director in history.” During Trump’s morning tweets, he r...

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