Softball Faces Heated Tournament in Honolulu

Less than a week after their away game against Cal St. Northridge, the softball team once again left home to participate in the Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii. This five-round competition took place over the course of three days and featured opponents such as Charleston Southern University, University of Toledo and of course, […]

SEAC Helps Students Get to Comic Con for Free

Every March, there comes a time where the downtown area has heavier traffic than usual. Zombies, superheroes, and all manner of other characters become a common sight on the streets. The occasion is, of course, Emerald City Comic Con, which is celebrating its 15th consecutive year as one of Seattle’s biggest pop culture celebrations. Over […]

Barrio Biesta XXIII Explores Family, Feminism and Financial

“Kung may kahirapan, may katatagan” means “Where there is hardship, there is resilience.” This phrase is the overarching theme for this year’s iteration of UFC’s cornerstone event, Barrio. VIA UNITED FILIPINO CLUB Performers during Barrio 2016. Performing arts has the ability to place us in a different reality from our own and make us see […]

Tau Sigma Honors Transfer Student Achievements

The transition into university always presents a challenge to incoming students, and even more so when the transition is from one university to another. Transfer students make up about 30 percent of Seattle University’s undergraduate student body, but are a group that often goes unrecognized and underrepresented. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Kristen Swanson, the […]

Men’s Rugby is Back in Action

Last weekend, Seattle University’s mens rugby club returned to Logan Field for the first official game of their second season. After weeks of practicing and a close scrimmage game against Willamette University, Seattle U was ready to take on University of Puget Sound (UPS), one of the main contenders in the Pacific Northwest Rugby Football […]

Muslim Student Association’s Rejoice is Cause for Celebration

The Father LeRoux Conference Center is often a place where the accomplishments of staff and students are recognized, but it is not everyday that their cultures receive the same attention. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Presenters brought items that showcased their culture (i.e clothing, pictures, etc). Rejoice, the Muslim Student Association’s sold out event could be […]

Washington Attorney General Challenges Immigration Ban

The state of Washington has been at the forefront of activism and legislative activity ever since President Donald Trump’s inauguration by standing against the president’s directives despite federal pressures. PHOTO VIA JOE MABEL The current Attorney General of Washington, Bob Ferguson. The City of Seattle chose to remain a sanctuary city even at the cost […]

Designing a New Kind of Resistance

Among the many art galleries at Pioneer Square, one stood out from the rest last Thursday with a crowd that not only filled the venue but even spilled out onto the sidewalk. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR Statement art from the 1980s. The gallery was Civilization, a new face in the scene specializing in digital […]

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