After Charlottesville, Right Wing and Counter-Protesters Converge on Westlake

In the wake of a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday, protesters gathered at Denny Park and marched to Westlake in Downtown Seattle yesterday to confront a right wing group called Patriot Prayer. On their way, however, protesters encountered human barricades of police, canisters of pepper spray, and flashbangs. Via South Seattle Emerald

UW Shooting Suspect Admits What Video Already Told Us

More than a month ago, Seattle Weekly reported on a video in which Marc Hokoana can be heard telling his wife Elizabeth Hokoana “don’t shoot anyone” just prior to a shooting at the University of Washington—a fact that seemed to contradict earlier reports that it was Marc who fired the shot that left a man inContinue reading “UW Shooting Suspect Admits What Video Already Told Us”

Suspected Red Square shooter is a UW student

Editorial note: due to concerns from UWPD, portions of this article originally posted on 2/1/17 have been updated.  After briefly removing the article to ensure accuracy, minor corrections were made pertaining to how the RCW and WAC work in this case. In addition, the original posting quoted UWPD as saying “the Student Conduct Code officeContinue reading “Suspected Red Square shooter is a UW student”

Aftermath of the UW shooting and update on police investigations

Trump supporters contended Milo Yiannopoulos, the UW College Republicans’ guest speaker, shouldn’t be protested because he has the right to free speech; protesters argued that hate speech, as Yiannopoulos is so often accused of employing, is not free speech. via Aftermath of the UW shooting and an update on police investigations — South Seattle Emerald