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Graphic Novel Explores the History and Criminalization of Cannabis

by Katie Pyontek

Box Brown’s graphic novel Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America, explores the long, racist history of cannabis prohibition in the United States. It’s a history of fabricated studies, hate-mongering, and propaganda. Continue reading Graphic Novel Explores the History and Criminalization of Cannabis

Williams Project Brings Kushner’s ‘Bright Room Called Day’ to Hillman City

by Georgia McDade

Should I stay or should I go? Be there or not to be there? Speak up or be silent? The characters in Tony Kushner’s drama A Bright Room Called Day  ask themselves these questions and many others, but not at the beginning of the play. The audience, by extension, may ask themselves the same questions.

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Action Items For Those At a Loss, Part 3

by Kelsey Hamlin

A sea of fake information continues to spew out of the White House and extremist or alt-right websites, making it harder for people to find accurate information on urgent issues, like Islamophobia or anything to do with Muslims. Meanwhile, the Trump administration is formulating its second go-round on an Executive Order banning refugees from seven majority-Muslim countries, something many call a Muslim ban. Continue reading Action Items For Those At a Loss, Part 3

Thousands Show Solidarity with Immigrants at Westlake Rally

by Kelsey Hamlin

A so-called “emergency rally” was formulated as a Facebook event within the same week of its event date (Sunday, Jan. 29), but the emergency was exacerbated by President Donald Trump’s executive order, barring those from “particular countries” on immigrant, student, or employment visas from entering the United States — even if they were already living and working here, or were already approved after completing the tedious visa process.  Continue reading Thousands Show Solidarity with Immigrants at Westlake Rally

BREAKING: Attorney General Bob Ferguson Brings Trump to Court

By Kelsey Hamlin

Following the release of President Donald Trump’s executive order popularly referred to as the “Muslim ban,” the nationwide airport protests that followed, and an emergency rally and march at Westlake Park in Seattle, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Monday morning that he’s filing a lawsuit against Trump, the Department of Homeland Security, and “highly-ranking Trump officials” regarding the executive order.  Continue reading BREAKING: Attorney General Bob Ferguson Brings Trump to Court

Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations

by Kelsey Hamlin

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article contained the name of the victim in Friday night’s shooting. We apologize to both the victim and the victim’s family as their name never should have been included in the article at the family’s request.

Information surrounding a Milo Yiannopoulos protester shot at the University of Washington (UW) Friday night keeps rising like steam. The shooting transpired after political groups of all stripes flooded the university’s Red Square.  Continue reading Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations

Essay: UW Creates Safe Space for Notorious Troll While Violence Breaks Out in Red Square

by Erica C Barnett 

“I am considered, today, so dangerous that today I’m the second most dangerous man in America—after, of course, Daddy.”

“Daddy,” of course, is Donald Trump, and the person speaking was Milo Yiannopoulos—the professional outrage purveyor best known for promoting Gamergate, getting kicked off Twitter for his racist rants against actor Leslie Jones, and signing a $250,000 book deal. Yiannopoulos spoke Friday night at the University of Washington to a crowd of about 200—students and paying “VIPs” who made it inside Kane Hall before protesters outside blocked the entrance. Continue reading Essay: UW Creates Safe Space for Notorious Troll While Violence Breaks Out in Red Square