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Take Back the Night: Campus Events Promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 24, 2019

Take Back the Night (TBTN) has been an annual event at Seattle University every April, and this year continued to be a supportive...


Understanding Sexual Assault in Media and On Campus

April 10, 2019

“Women have been using Title IX which, for all its problems, has been instrumental in fighting against schools and the very...

Week in Review- May 30, 2018

Sarah Haghi, Author

May 30, 2018

Dizzy from Debates About Denuclearization— The back-and-forth negotiation attempts between the two Koreas and America has been dizzying recently. This past Saturday May 26, the two Korean leaders, Kim Jung Un in the north and President Moon Jae-in in the south, had a secret summit meeting in which Kim Jung Un reaffirmed his commitment to denuclear...

The Ineffectiveness of Mandatory Reporting

Shelby Barnes, Author

April 19, 2018

Last Thursday evening, students, staff and members of the Health and Wellness Crew gathered for three hours on the first floor of the student center to educate and share their experiences concerning sexual assault. This annual event, commonly known as Take Back the Night, is a time for survivors to share their stories in a safe space without worrying abou...

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...


Seattle U addresses Sexual Abuse in Amateur Sports

February 7, 2018

Last week the House approved a bill that requires amateur sports organizations to report alleged abuse, including sexual abuse,...

Op-ed: Response to the Removal of Chuck Close’s Self-Portrait

Guest Writer, Author

February 7, 2018

Dear Tess, ank you for writing about the removal of Chuck Close’s work. I disagree with Ken Allan’s opinion that a committee discussion would’ve produced better results regarding this issue. Victims of sexual assault are almost entirely snubbed by the court of law. Perpetrators o en go free, unimpeded by their repugnant actions; ...

Allegations Emerge: Facing the Realities of Sexual Misconduct

November 15, 2017

Harvey Weinstein, Ben Affleck, James Toback, Kevin Spacey, George H.W. Bush, Andy Dick, Terry Richardson, Ed Westwick and Louis C.K...

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