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Learning What We Haven’t Been Taught: News Media Literacy Among Millennials

Faith Hlavac thought for a moment when asked what part of the world she knows least about. “Anywhere that isn’t here.” NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Professor Hahn prepares her students for a refugee simulation that will be held this upcoming Saturday. Many Seattle University students relate to Hlavac’s sentiment, feeling clueless about what exactly […]

Youth Assemble to Combat Islamophobia

“If a fire starts in one room in a house, does it stay contained in that room?” Aneelah Afzali asked a room filled to the brim with children, teens and adults with a shared purpose: fighting the negative stigmas and stereotypes that contribute to Islamophobia. The audience responded with a resounding “No.” “That’s right,” Afzali […]

A & E

Frankie and Jo’s: It’s Not Just Ice, Ice, Baby

In light of New Year’s and the annual Health Kick Resolution, I know the internal back-and-forth that we all endure as we pass by cookies in C-Street, baked goods in the Bistro and the candies in the Cave. I know the struggle, of bundling up and throwing on a few sweaters trudging through the cold, […]

Hidden Figures: A Story of Tenacity and Spirit

The 1960s in America was a time of social revolution, heartbreak, and triumph. Set in 1961, during a time of sit-ins and peaceful protests, “Hidden Figures” tells the true story of three African-American women who work at NASA and struggle toward their dreams, despite the oppression they face inside and outside their workplace. PHOTO VIA […]

Features

Learning What We Haven’t Been Taught: News Media Literacy Among Millennials

Faith Hlavac thought for a moment when asked what part of the world she knows least about. “Anywhere that isn’t here.” NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Professor Hahn prepares her students for a refugee simulation that will be held this upcoming Saturday. Many Seattle University students relate to Hlavac’s sentiment, feeling clueless about what exactly […]

Sports

Depleted and Injured, Hawks Have No Answer for Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons looked every bit the NFL’s No. 1 rated offense, and the Seattle Seahawks had no answer in the NFC’s Divisional round matchup on Saturday afternoon, where the Falcons soared to a 36-20 victory over the ‘Hawks. In a game that pitted Matt Ryan’s past playoff demons against Russell Wilson’s clutch play, this […]

Opinion

Becoming the Enemy

Let me backtrack a little. It’s been two months since Thanksgiving when my family got into a spat over the presidential election. My parents, siblings and I nibbled on turkey as my uncle’s family—a trio of white collar, east-coast types— argued why there was no way Donald Trump could win. When they tried to imagine, […]

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