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As the economy slips higher education is a possibly sinking ship

By Alex Su and Alexa Villatoro The consequences of COVID-19 continue to show no mercy to the domestic and global economy. As of April 2020, the unemployment rate reached 14.7% in the U.S, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Shocking declines in the U.S. economy promise dramatic state…

Spotlight on Juneteenth: The Central Conversation Continues

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, or Freedom Day, gets its name from its date – June 19. Commemorating the official freedom of all slaves in the United States (specifically in the former Confederate States of America,) this American holiday celebrates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition…

Homicide in Cal Anderson: What we know so far (UPDATE)

On Wednesday, March 20 at 11:35 pm, the Seattle Police Department released a statement announcing “homicide detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed in … [Cal Anderson] park Wednesday night” due to a “disturbance in the basketball courts.” Witness calls to 911 began a little before 10:00…