Moonlight Teach-In Sparks Conversation

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) hosted a teach-in inspired by the film “Moonlight”, at which presenters discussed themes of queerness and blackness. The event was a part of the Black Lives Matter initiative on the Seattle University campus, featuring Candice Benbow as keynote speaker. Benbow is currently working on a “Moonlight” syllabus, which is […]

Local Film Festivals Provide New Lens for Social Issues

Note from the Editor: This article was co-written by Sophia Wells, Jakob Fenton and Samuel McGough, although we are currently unable to display multiple authors’ names due to technical difficulties. Students at Seattle University live in an entertainment goldmine and may not even know it. With downtown Seattle just in their backyard, students have access […]

Chasing Coral: Diving into Ocean Conservation

Within our lifetime, the ocean may become a graveyard filled with the barren skeletons of millions of animals. In the not-so-distant future, diving will be a completely different experience, one lacking the vast array of vibrant colors that have always spread across the seafloor. Coral, an animal that provides a vital ecosystem for fish and […]

Honor Society Screens Movie on Indigenous Migration

Seattle University’s International Studies Honor Society, Sigma Iota Rho, gathered last week with community members to learn about and discuss the migration of indigenous people at a screening of the drama film “Ixcanul.” VIA FLICK.CO Olivia Mejia and Seth Walker are the president and vice-president of Sigma Iota Rho, The mission of Sigma Iota Rho […]

2017 Oscars Shows Small Step Towards Inclusivity

“And the award for Best Picture goes to…” Warren Beatty said with some hesitation at the end of the 2017 Academy Awards Ceremony on Sunday. He glanced at the card, seemingly for dramatic effect, before he handed it to co-presenter Faye Dunaway. Dunaway announced, “La La Land!” and the packed audience at the Dolby Theatre […]

Seattle University Students Represent at Local Film Festival

Before the doors opened at the Seattle College and University Film Festival (SCUFF) over the weekend, University of Washington graduate and festival creator Will Cadra paced along a busy line of patrons. His event was sure to be packed. SCUFF had its first ever film-screening event this weekend, showing off student films from around Seattle. […]

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