President Sundborg Addresses Divestment at SSA Event

As environmentalists continue to fight the Direct Access Pipeline in North Dakota, the movement has been mirrored on campus by Sustainable Student Action (SSA), a group demanding that Seattle University divest from the fossil fuel industry. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR SSA’s Presidential Address on the State of Divestment 1 March 2017. University President Fr. Stephen […]

Critic’s Corner: Lego Batman Review

The film industry has spawned a variety of fantastic movies over the past century; films such as Titanic, Slumdog Millionaire and Avatar were not only hugely successful, but enormously acclaimed. Unfortunately, not every film can be a winner. VIA DC ENTERTAINMENT After the success of The Lego Movie in 2014, the creators sought to create […]

Citizens of SU: University Strives to Welcome All

Since President Donald Trump took office, students’ phones have been flooded with ‘breaking news’ notifications. For some, the news of Trump’s first executive orders has led to apprehension regarding the future of immigrants, refugees and undocumented citizens in the United States. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR As the Immigration Summit began, the flame of a […]

Campus Ministry Event Addresses Islamophobia

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order, which restricted travel to and from seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, Campus Ministry, in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, hosted an event called “Bias and Hate Crime in the Current Political Climate.” The event featured a selection of speakers both from campus and the surrounding […]

Planned Parenthood Event Calls for Action

After a tumultuous election season culminating in the election of  President Donald Trump, Planned Parenthood hosted an event at Town Hall which featured speakers from various local and regional groups who discussed the many ways that community members could get involved in the coming years. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Citizens of Seattle gathered for “We […]

University Alters Food Policy After Hearing Concerns

Seattle University administrators responsible for the changes in food policy announced major alteration on Thursday, essentially reversing their decision made last month. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Members of various student clubs gathered at the meeting on Thursday. Prior to Thursday, changes to the policy pertaining to food served at legacy events suggested that students would […]

“Soup With Substance” On Unionization

Campus Ministry hosted a panel discussion called Soup with Substance on Thursday in an attempt to address the ongoing controversy surrounding the unionization of adjunct faculty. ANNIE CHANG • THE SPECTATOR “Basically, we want to raise awareness of the issue on campus,” said Madeline Corbin, Student Campus Minister for Social Justice. “[We want to] invite […]

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