‘Coming Out’ of Your Dorm Room

As a space reserved for privacy and comfort, a dorm room can say a lot about its residents. Sophomore Antonia Decker explores this idea in her photo essay, “Coming Out,” which will be on display outside the Hawk’s Nest Bistro. During spring quarter of her freshman year, Decker asked several friends—and a few strangers—if she ...

Seattle Brings Life to Day of the Dead

After 20 years, Seattle artist Fulgencio Lazo still struggles with how to communicate his concern for the problems that haunt his hometown in Mexico. Oaxaca and its vibrant culture and Lazo’s Zapoteca Indian roots inspire his acrylic paintings. But the bursting colors and the unique music and dance that distinguish this southwestern Mexican state do ...

8 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Ahh, fall: the season when the leaves change, everything is pumpkin spice-flavored and Halloween is lurking just around the corner. ’Tis a night when folks young and old take to the streets, seeking treats and perhaps a bit of trickery (especially since All Hallows’ Eve happens to fall on a Friday this year). Indeed, the ...

At Food Day, Students Hungry for Change

Audrey Mallinak • The Spectator Next time you go to throw away the leftover food on your plate at C Street, think again. You may not consider your lunch as a social justice issue, but the truth is that food waste and food access are both major problems in today’s society. This Wednesday, Seattle University ...

Music Notes: Dawn of the Dead

This summer brought a lot of exciting new adventures for me: a musical trip to Paris, a short jaunt through London, several American Horror Story marathons, endless piano rehearsals, a few midnight picnics, countless days at the pool, and, oh yeah, “The Dawn of the Dead.” That’s right, this summer I saw local Seattle horror-punk ...

Seattle’s Spooky Halloween Haunts

HILLOWEEN Nurse your Halloween nostalgia with a Halloween carnival here on Capitol Hill. After all, no one is too old for some old-fashioned Halloween fun. Carnival games, balloon animals, face painters, stilt walkers, magic tricks, music and more will be at Cal Anderson’s kid-friendly carnival this Saturday from 12-3:30 p.m. The carnival will be followed ...

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