‘Gymtimidation’ Shakes The Fitness Center

The situation typically goes something like this: You’re new to the gym. You’ve chosen a sensible workout, arm curls with eight-pound weights, when you hear what sounds like a wild animal howling across the room. You look to see that these grunts and groans are coming from an actual person who writhes as he/she lifts […]

NCAA Fails To Meet Student-Athlete Needs

Talk of and debate over the exploitation of college athleticism started as just a low murmur in the early ‘90s, but it has grown into a howling scream today. College athletes are demanding that harsher regulations be put in place to protect them from the NCAA. Players are coming together, recognizing their role as an […]

We Will Miss You, Tree

If you’ve ever made your way to the northern end of Broadway you’re sure to have noticed the notorious “leaning tree.” For those who haven’t (and now, will never) experience it’s delightfully obtrusive beauty, just picture Iggy Azalea in plant form, itty-bitty on top and thick on bottom. As one of the street’s most cherished […]

New ‘Video Art’ Exhibit Fully Charged

Some might argue that the reaction video art triggers in the viewer is the closest thing to a human connection. With an expansive body of work from 15 different local Seattle artists, Hedreen Gallery’s new installment, VIDEO LIBRARY (vol. 1), is rich with personal expression, illustrating the resonating power of this artistic medium. One of […]

Sundborg Continues Case For Catholicism

University President Fr. Stephen Sundborg, S.J., believes that Seattle University is a religious institution more than it is a place of learning. Sundborg and other university administration officials, like Provost Isiaah Crawford believe this so ardently that they have devoted hours testifying to this effect in front of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in […]

Seattle a Hotbed For Human Trafficking

Every night in Seattle, hundreds of children are sold for sex. The majority of these victims of coercion are young girls who, on average, first start “turning tricks” at 13 years old. These horrifying/alarming statistics come from the website of the documentary film, Rape for Profit. Rape for Profit provides the perspectives of both law […]

SEIU Union Update: Hearings and Stubbornness

On Thursday, Feb. 27 Jerry Huffman, President of Seattle U’s Human Resources Department sent an email to all faculty addressing Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) call for a subpoena. Echoing the concerns addressed by Provost Crawford, Huffman argued that SEIU promotes confrontation. He criticized the National Labor Relations Board, saying that they infringe upon the […]

Seattle Wants Back on the Court, or The Ice

As the winter months drone on and the rain pours unceasingly, one fact remains true—football season is over. Coming off the Seahawks’ win, Seattle is in desperate need of a new outlet for their fanaticism and the National Hockey League (NHL) might grant the fans just that. The science and study of sports fanaticism is […]

The Social Justice League: The Powerful History of Seattle U Activism

Seattle University’s history of activism cannot be viewed through rose colored glasses. Instead, our past is colored with struggle, conflict, and protest—events that often led to turmoil and debate within the university. This chronicle of a few of Seattle U’s activist movements shows that, throughout time, students and staff have interpreted their university’s Jesuit values […]

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