The State of College Grads

“The catchphrase of our generation is that we’re ‘underemployed and overqualified’ for a lot of the jobs we’re applying for,” said senior Maggie Read. When Read walks the stage of Key Arena with her fellow seniors in two weeks’ time, she will graduate with honors and a BA in history. She wants to eventually pursue ...

E-DUCATION: Seattle U’s New Online Classes Bring the Classroom to the Students, Wherever They Are

This summer, as long as you have Internet access and your textbooks, you can get the credits you need from your hometown, a Starbucks along an interstate highway, your hotel in a foreign country, or the comfort of your own home. Seattle University’s online undergraduate courses will debut this summer. Now, being enrolled in summer ...

Beyond Bathrooms: Inside Seattle U’s Movement Toward Gender Justice

It’s a phrase sometimes used to describe the exclusion of trans* people from the LGBT community. Awareness and knowledge of gender issues has sometimes lagged behind other social justice movements,—but thanks to a student-led push to improve gender inclusivity, seattle u’s trans* community is about to make itself heard. Haley Bayuga Graff has a black ...

SIFF 2014: The Spectator’s Guide to The 40th Annual Film Fest

Now in its 40th year, the Seattle International Film Festival shows few signs of slowing down. In fact, the nonprofit is shooting for the stars—in a spaceship. With a fresh “Cinescape” theme, sci-fi inspired trailer, and alien abduction-esque tagline—“You will be returned home safely, but forever changed”—the 2014 festival’s space odyssean tone could predict a ...

Trash Talk at Seattle University

In 2012, Seattle produced an amount of solid waste equivalent to over 3,000 blue whales. That is a lot of whales. Thankfully, unlike blue whales, a good portion of solid waste can be recycled. Out of the 713,803 metric tons of garbage the city produced that year, 397,837 metric tons of it—over 50 percent—was recycled ...

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