Seattle Protests on Inauguration Weekend

Hundreds of thousands of Seattleites took to the streets over the weekend. On Friday, protesters gathered at Westlake Park for “Resist Trump: Occupy Inauguration,” an unregistered march which culminated in the shooting of a man at Red Square on the University of Washington campus. On Saturday, a record number of people gathered at Judkins Park […]

Becoming the Enemy

Let me backtrack a little. It’s been two months since Thanksgiving when my family got into a spat over the presidential election. My parents, siblings and I nibbled on turkey as my uncle’s family—a trio of white collar, east-coast types— argued why there was no way Donald Trump could win. When they tried to imagine, […]

Students, Faculty Keep Unionization Fight Alive

Members of the Seattle University community marched alongside each other earlier this week, signs in hand, to protest the administration’s ongoing fight against faculty unionization. The demonstration began in the Lemieux Library Plaza, where sophomore Wendall Tseng, history professor Theresa Earenfight and adjunct faculty member Ben Stork spoke to the crowd about the “hypocrisy” of […]

Planting the Seeds for STEM at Pacific Science Center

The 10th annual Life Sciences Research Weekend was held at the Pacific Science Center last Friday, transforming the museum into an educational playground where children—and their parents—could witness the wonders of science. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR He’s the hero the Pacific Science Center deserves, but not the one it needs right now. The three-day-long […]

The Election in Review

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. He officially claimed the presidency last night after an extremely close election that defied early predictions of an easy win by his opponent, Hillary Clinton. His win comes on the back of a hugely contentious election cycle. Trump and Clinton, the Democratic nominee, were […]

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