Critic’s Corner: “Colossal” Differs from Expectations

Kaiju, a popular Japanese film genre, typically features a giant monster attacking a city (think Godzilla and King Kong). Earlier this month, director Ignacio “Nacho” Vigalondo’s latest film Colossal starring Anne Hathaway put a fresh face on this straightforward science fiction concept, straying away from the action and gore of its predecessors. VIA TOY FIGHT […]

Seattle U Continues to Navigate Its Role in the Homelessness Crisis

A state of emergency is typically declared in the wake of natural disasters like floods, forest fires and tornadoes. In November 2015, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray declared that the homelessness crisis here demands an equal response. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR A vacant house on Alder Street waits as the overgrowth creeps in. According to the […]

TeenTix Offers Off-Campus Entertainment for Undergrads

Being a teenage college student in Seattle can be frustrating. With a slew of 21- and- over events happening every weekend, it can seem like fun is exclusive to those with the right age on their ID. TeenTix, a local nonprofit organization, might be a solution to the underage agony. ANNIE CHANG • THE SPECTATOR […]

UW Cherry Blossom Festival Welcomes Spring

People take pride in the beauty of spring in Seattle. Daylight hours reach further into the evening and small buds open to reveal beautiful flowers of all shapes and colors. And for this city, springtime draws large crowds of tourists intent on seeing one special tree: the cherry blossom. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Visitors […]

Budget Cut Presents Challenges for 2018

Looming budget cuts for the 2018 fiscal year have colleges and departments campus-wide scrambling out of concern for the potential of growing class sizes and reduced program offerings. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Senior visual arts major Anne Lochridge painting in the Fine Arts Building. Despite record-sized freshman classes from 2015-2016 and 2016- 2017 and […]

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