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Critic’s Corner: The White Helmets, The Siege at Jadotville

This week Critic’s Corner looks at two films that provide historical accounts of humanitarian and military events. Via Netflix The White Helmets At just 40 minutes, the documentary “The White Helmets,” directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, is a quick, yet informative peek into the lives of the volunteer members of the Syrian Civil Defense. The Syrian […]


Students Kickstart Undergraduate Research Journal

Research journals serve as tools for professional development to undergraduate students. Just over two years ago, a group of Writing Center Consultants noticed that Seattle University was lacking a journal and decided to create one of their own. Now, the Seattle University Undergraduate Research Journal (SUURJ) is accepting manuscript submissions for its inaugural year. MICHAEL […]


Men’s Soccer Picks up Win at Home

This past week, Seattle University Men’s Soccer team continued to work hard and move forward in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR #7 Sergio Rivas takes a shot midway through the first half The Redhawks (9-4-1, 5-0-1) began the weekend at University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC) and fought hard for […]


The Sad Truth: I Can’t Vote

To my fellow Citizens, Barack Obama said it, Anziz Ansari said it, hell, even Katy Perry did as well. Vote. Vote, vote, vote. Everyday I open my Facebook, that’s the first thing I see. My feed is filled with celebrities, politicians, and college students, all preaching the importance of our generations involvement in this year’s […]

On McCain’s Recent Statement

The American political system has struggled with gridlock since the Republican party gained control of Congress in Nov. 2014. A notable example of this struggle is the current empty seat on the Supreme Court left by the late Antonin Scalia. The Republican party has vowed to deny President Obama’s nominee Merrick Garland—an immensely qualified judge—so […]

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