Seattle U addresses Sexual Abuse in Amateur Sports

Last week the House approved a bill that requires amateur sports organizations to report alleged abuse, including sexual abuse, to law enforcement within 24 hours. The legislation passed overwhelmingly 406-3, and requires training for coaches and other officials in sports organizations on how to better prevent sexual abuse. The bill follows bipartisan calls for changes […]

New Club Brings Television Broadcast News to Seattle U

Hailey Hackett and Diego Hyndman squeezed together tightly in an editing booth to overlay text in a title sequence last Monday night at the Seattle University Media Production Center for their very first broadcast episode. Hackett and Hyndman are both Communications and Media Studies seniors who joined to launch a multimedia journalism club called “The […]

Week in Review: January 24, 2018

  School Shooting in Kentucky Leaves Two Dead, 17 Wounded —A 15-year-old male student entered Marshall County High School in western Kentucky on Tuesday morning, armed with a handgun. He opened fire, killing two students and wounding seventeen others. A 15-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were the victims that passed away. Of the injured, two […]

Cryptocurrency Craze Continues Campuswide

The exploding market of cryptocurrency has been a hot conversation topic for the past few months. One could hardly attend a holiday gathering without a relative asking for the definition of “the blockchain,” or a friend cursing about not buying bitcoin when they first read about it, and Seattle U’s campus in no different. Eliette […]

The Aloha Spirit Perseveres

How does one say goodbye forever to the people who matter to them the most? You’d like to think that when the time comes, you would know what to say. The perfect words would string themselves together to capture the essence of 21 years of unconditional love. In reality, it’s like getting a whole tortilla chip stuck sideways in […]

Jenny Durkan Elected Mayor of Seattle

Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan has surged ahead of Cary Moon in the mayoral race, receiving more than 60 percent of the vote after the initial ballot drop. Durkan is ahead of Moon by over 20 percentage points, Moon having received nearly 40 percent of the vote. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Jenny Durkan at […]

Meet SGSU’s New Elects

Student Government of Seattle University (SGSU) elections wrapped up, and the new representatives have been sworn in, each with their own goals and hopes for the students they represent. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Incoming SGSU Representatives after their first Representative Assembly. Frances Divinagracia, a journalism and film studies double major, is Seattle U’s new […]

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