Openly Gay Player Sets Example of Courage

This week marked a milestone for men’s professional sports. Jason Collins, veteran center for the Washington Wizards, chose to reveal his sexual orientation, becoming the first openly homosexual man to come out while playing for the NBA, NFL, NHL or MLB. The NBA veteran of 11 years was greeted with tremendous support, receiving tweets and […]

Track Team Falls Short in WAC Tournament

Seattle University Track and Field wrapped up its indoor season this past weekend at the WAC Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Seven teams competed for the title, with University of Texas-San Antonio placing first on the men’s side and Texas State the champion on the women’s. Seattle U men finished seventh […]

Freshman Sets School Record in High Jump

Seattle University has a new name to add to its track and field record book—freshman Shaddye Melu broke the previous high jump record by jumping 1.98 meters, or 6’5”. On his next height, Melu set the record again at 6’8”, a new personal best by two inches. The jump comes in Melu’s second meet, the […]

Women’s Hoops Shuts Down Pioneers

It took some time for the Seattle University women’s basketball team’s motor to warm up, but once it did, a stout defense and balanced scoring led to a victory over the University of Denver Pioneers. Tip started later than usual; a moment of silence was held for late Cal-State Fullerton Assistant Coach Monica Quan and […]

Shooting Woes Doom Men’s Hoop Team

Basketball can be a very fickle sport. Some nights, despite your best intentions, the ball just doesn’t seem to find its way through the basket. Some nights it’s from the free throw line, some from outside, and others, well, sometimes you just can’t make it from anywhere. The Seattle U men’s basketball team suffered at […]

Small & Simple Grants Bring Big Changes

Capitol Hill is about to get some long-awaited TLC. The neighborhood has recently received a number of the city of Seattle’s Small and Simple Grants. These grants offer funding to small groups for community improvement projects. Gay City Health Project was one such recipient, obtaining a $19,000 grant. This multicultural health and wellness organization aims […]

Supersonics Drama May Be Winding Down

On October 31, 2006, the fate of the Seattle SuperSonics was effectively sealed, and the reigns of the organization were handed to an Oklahoma City investment group headed by Clay Bennett. After failing to secure funding for a new arena, the group made a $45 million settlement to pay off the remainder of the lease […]

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