Letter to the Editor

This letter is in response to an op-ed from the March 1, 2017 issue of the Spectator. Dear Spectator, May I offer an opinion on an opinion? Joseph Richter, in his March 1, 2017 op-ed “Eating on Campus with a Visual Impairment” submitted not only a finely crafted piece of writing, but makes a good […]

Just Like NASCAR, Democrats Need to Turn Left

In the past eight years, the Democratic party has managed to lose over a thousand elected positions, including the White House. There are many factors that contribute to these losses, but it is clear that the current campaign strategies are not working. People are leaving the party in droves; many on the left are disillusioned […]

Op-Ed: In Response To “Home Sweet Home”

Dear Spectator staff, You missed several important elements in your exposé of SU’s purchase of the Jesuit Beaver Lake property: When you continually said home, you should have said property (as you rather luxuriously articulate at the beginning—which make the article sound like an exposé); the property is more significant than just the house. You […]

Critic’s Corner: “Moonlight” Enraptures Hearts

Race, gender, class, sexuality, and difficult life circumstances are topics often discussed at Seattle University. Most incoming students realize this before submitting their applications. These conversations tend to be filled with intensity, anger, and urgency as radical changes to those systems of oppression are demanded immediately so liberation can soon be realized. But instead of […]

Op-Ed: Response to the Presidential Election

To the Seattle University Community, on behalf of the Alfie Scholars of Seattle University, We, the inaugural cohort of the Alfie Scholars program at Seattle University, offer this response to the results of our nation’s recent Presidential election. Seattle University’s mission for a just and humane world compels us, as civility leaders, to reach out […]

Men’s Soccer Rolling Into WAC Tournament

Seattle University Men’s Soccer team remains undefeated in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and they continue to push through the final games of league-play hoping to continue on to the WAC Tournament. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Def. Tyler John (#14) was swarmed by teammates after scoring SU’s second goal of the game. The Redhawks […]

2016 World Series Preview

Even before the first pitch is thrown, the 2016 World Series has already made history by featuring two teams looking to end long-enduring droughts. CECI ESTELA • THE SPECTATOR On the American League side, you have the Cleveland Indians. Prior to capturing the NBA title this June, the city hadn’t won a championship in any […]

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