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 […]

Dance Your Way Into Fall

It’s that time of the year; Thanksgiving is in two weeks, finals are coming up and of course, students are heading to Fall Ball to dance away their stress. MANDY RUSCH • THE SPECTATOR For students new to Seattle University, Fall Ball is a dance that happens in November every year, and it’s an opportunity […]

Critic’s Corner: The White Helmets, The Siege at Jadotville

This week Critic’s Corner looks at two films that provide historical accounts of humanitarian and military events. Via Netflix The White Helmets At just 40 minutes, the documentary “The White Helmets,” directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, is a quick, yet informative peek into the lives of the volunteer members of the Syrian Civil Defense. The Syrian […]

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