Food Justice Teach-In Sets Tone for Future Talks

The Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work (ASSW) started their year-long series of Social Justice Teach-Ins with their event on Tuesday called “Working Towards Food Justice.” Zoe Sexton, one of the student organizers for the opening event, said that the department decided to host these teach-ins in response to the current government administration and […]

Student’s Guide: How to Take a Break

Highlights of fall quarter: watching the sun rise while typing the final words to a five-page essay, seeing the best moments of life flash by while falling down the stairs in the Student Center and capturing iconic fall Instagram-worthy pictures before getting drenched by the Seattle rain. These are the college moments that test students […]

Scheduling Delay Leaves Students Without Health Services

Often, staying healthy is difficult while studying for midterms, completing essays and navigating the dynamic between one’s roommates. Students often place their health on the backburner, intensifying any susceptibility to illness, both physical and mental. Currently, the main effort to help direct students in the care of their health are those of the Wellness and […]

Critic’s Corner: Stranger Things 2 Is an ‘Eleven’ Out of Ten

Nine episodes of “Stranger Things 2” were released on Netflix on Oct. 27, just in time to relish the eerie special effects used to illustrate the alternate world of the upside-down for “Halloweekend” binge-watching. COURTESY OF COMICBOOKHERO The second season of “Stranger Things” picks up where the first season left off. The common notion that […]

Recipe for a “Zwicked Kitchen”

When Veronika Zwicke is not busy working on her degree, mentoring business students, serving as the president of the American Marketing Association or working for Seattle University Public Safety, she is blogging about her latest food endeavors. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR Veronika Zwicke, the founder and chef of Zwicked Kitchen. Zwicke is a fourth-year studying […]

Beat Connection Connects Audience to Disaster Relief

On Sept. 7, Seattle based alternative indie band, Beat Connection, posted on their Twitter, “Praying for the world right now.” Overwhelmed by recent global tragedies, Beat Connection challenged their audience to act and help aid relief efforts in Mexico, Houston and Puerto Rico. The band collaborated with Ticketfly and Seattle electronic DJs Zoolab and Beeba, […]

Critic’s Corner: Was Blade Runner a Film Worth Revisiting?

In the almost three hour long sci-fi, thriller sequel “Blade Runner 2049,” director Denis Villeneuve teams up with cinematographer Roger Deakins to pay tribute to Ridley Scott’s original film “Blade Runner” released in 1982. The highly-acclaimed franchise failed to live up to its legacy, but “Blade Runner 2049” is still better than its original counterpart. […]

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