The Spectator

Taking a stand for freedom

Story by Jessie Tremmel, Op/Ed Editor

October 16, 2014

Clutching a pair of wool socks and a men’s flannel button up, Kayla Olson browses through the racks at Savers, where she is able to shop without worrying about directly supporting slavery. She has been wearing only secondhand or fai...

Founder of sex trafficking advocacy group speaks on campus

Story by Jessie Tremmel, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Sex trafficking is a $32 billion industry worldwide. A slave of sex trafficking can be bought for $40 and can earn a trafficker $600,000 in one year. Fierce Freedom, a local non-profit, works to educate and equip individuals...

Students arrange charity concert for anti-sex trafficking organization

Story by Bridget Cooke, Staff Writer

November 1, 2012

Every 26 seconds, someone in the world is sold into sex slavery. A cappella groups Audacious and Innocent Men, as well as The Singing Statesmen, will be performing a benefit concert Tuesday in Schofield Auditorium to combat...

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