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Seattle University Black Student Union Begins New Student Led Scholarship Program

by Chamidae Ford


Following the death of George Floyd, Seattle University’s Black Student Union (BSU) gathered to discuss how they could improve the experience of Black students at their college. BSU President Adilia Watson asked her peers what some of the main issues facing Black students at Seattle University are. She hoped the BSU could then use this increased awareness to garner support from people for improving the experience of Black students. Two main concerns raised caught the attention of Watson. 

“The lack of diversity in the staff and faculty of Seattle U, and the lack of economic support for Black students,” Watson said. 

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