Inslee Prioritizes Job Creation, Education

Washington’s 23rd governor touched on a range of priorities in his inaugural speech: crafting a balanced budget, gun control and school safety, education, and sustaining Washington’s transportation system. This week, we’re taking a look at what Inslee’s tenure could bring for the state. Environment Inslee’s first proposal to the state legislature is a bill that […]

Craigslist Hook-ups End in Robbery, Assault

1. Contact stranger on Craigslist to meet up for sex. 2. Have sex with stranger. 3. Stranger beats you up and robs you. Call it what you may—though if you follow these steps you’ll probably be calling SPD—this is the 21st century formula for an empty bank account and a trip to Swedish Hospital. It […]

Development Boom Changing the Face of Capitol Hill

Sitting in a Capitol Hill alehouse you have just finished reading the latest release of “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. You take a sip from your beer to check your surroundings—men in their tailored, charcoal gray suits stand near the dark-wood booths, holding their glasses of gin as they talk something about the […]

Metro Drives Awareness on Human Trafficking

“He lied about the job, now he won’t let me leave.” “He promised me a place to stay, then forced me to work as a prostitute.” “She promised me work, then forced me to give up my passport and my wages.” These are examples of some of the ads you’ll see quoting local human trafficking […]

First Nations Activists Protest Canadian Land Bill

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday to join in a prayer circle and a peaceful rally at Victor Steinbrueck Park for the indigenous rights of First Nations people. Protestors and supporters of all different races and backgrounds came together to sing, drum and wave flags against a bill jeopardizing land reserved for indigenous people. Idle […]

New Web-Based Tutorials ‘Lynda’ Hand

It happens without fail at least once a quarter: a professor tries to use a computer program in front of the class, and students squirm in their seats until some poor soul finally caves and helps out. In an increasingly plugged-in academic climate, technological proficiency is becoming a must. The Office of Information Technology has […]

United Filipino Club Gets its Jam on

Seattle University’s Pigott Auditorium was packed with five musical acts and two local dance groups last Friday, marking the annual Filipino American Student Association’s (FASA) Jam concert “Harmonize in Unity.” FASA Jam is a benefit concert hosted every two years that raises money for the Filipino American National Historical Society, which documents and promotes Filipino […]

Williams’ ‘Glass Menagerie’ Shines At The Rep

This season at the Seattle Repertory Theater Associate Artistic Director Braden Abraham brings to life one of Tennessee Williams’ shattering classics “The Glass Menagerie.” A play of memories, “The Glass Menagerie” is introduced by narrator and protagonist Tom Wingfield and recounts Wingfield’s experiences with his mother Amanda, a southern belle, and his painfully shy sister […]

↑ Back to top