Hong Kong: Looking at the Fight for Democracy

Photo by Pasu Au Yeung

A densely packed mob floods the street as far as the eye can see. A line of police officers push against the crowd, firing pepper spray from small blue cans. A masked man stands amid tear gas, holding two umbrellas high.

Economy Professor Puts Retirement on Hold

A decision has been made. After deliberating with the executive leadership team President Cheryl Roberts has decided to fail the pool of recent applicants for the Vice President of Academics and Student Affairs (VP ASA).

Francis had been planning on retiring to emeritus status at the end of this school year. “I was never aspiring to get to this point,” He said that his affection and his care for the school has lead him to it “when people ask, I’ve always said yes.”

Word On The Street: What is the craziest prank you’ve ever seen?

    “Some friends of mine at WWU
    pranked their roommate
    while they were out of town
    for the weekend; they turned
    everything in the room sideways…
    the bed… everything.”
    - Olivia Basener

Initiative Opponents Shooting for Confusion

I get it. Really, I do.

It’s basic psychology: we’re far better at accomplishing our goals through doing than not doing. So when opponents of gun control in Washington State were faced with an initiative that would slam a new layer of regulations on the gun trade, they knew they couldn’t just tell people not to support it. No, they needed to enable their fellow gun rights supporters to do something.




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