The Hidden Horrors of Seattle University

CAROLINE DANIEL (PHOTO) AND CONNOR MERRION (DESIGN) • THE SPECTATOR Seattle University recently celebrated its 126th anniversary since its official founding in 1891. This, of course, means that every single original faculty member, professor and student who stepped foot on the very ground we work, teach and study on today is most certainly dead. Naturally, this […]

Seattle U Maintains Birth Control Coverage Amid Federal Changes

Note from the Editor: This article was co-written by Rachel Larson and Lukas Kret, although we are currently unable to display multiple authors’ names due to technical difficulties. The White House rolled back portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Friday, Oct. 6, that required employers to provide their employees insurance coverage for contraceptives. […]

From Orlando to Las Vegas

An Era of Violence: The Post 9/11 Generation Note from the Editor: This article was co-written by Shelby Barnes, and Anna Kaplan, Josh Merchant and Braden Sigua, although we are currently unable to display multiple authors’ names due to technical difficulties. Every morning I take a shower, get some drip coffee from C-Street and go […]

Redhawks Find Their Flock

Exploring the new clubs of Seattle University Note from the Editor: This article was co-written by Frances Divinagracia and Natalie Monahan, although we are currently unable to display multiple authors’ names due to technical difficulties. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Students, new and old, flocked to tables during the Involvement Fair to sign up for new […]

The Spectator’s Summer Picks

The Spectator staff gives their tips for summer fun! NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR BALANCING REAL LIFE WITH FUN IN THE SUN For all the trouble that the weather gives its residents during the winter, summertime in Seattle offers some of the best weather the city has to offer. Unfortunately, I am graduating in 10 days […]

Quadstock Recap: Good Tunes in the Sun

Temperatures climbed to a high of 71 degrees this past Saturday, just in time for Seattle University’s annual Quadstock concert. The 28th annual Quadstock was a time for students to dance, sing and bask in the precious Seattle sunlight. The absence of clouds caught some students unprepared, leaving them with stinging pink sunburns. JESSICA DOMINGO […]

Faculty and Staff Respond to FY18 Budget with Concern

“We’re in real trouble,” Chris Paul said over the phone on Monday. “Running SU costs more money every year, and we’re making less money every year. That’s a crisis.” Paul is an associate professor of communication and journalism in the College of Arts and Sciences. He’s also President of the Faculty Staff Senate, a shared-governance […]

Matteo Ricci College Looks to Reinvent Itself

One year ago this week, a group of students marched into the Casey building and occupied the Matteo Ricci College (MRC) office for 24 days, former Dean Jodi Kelly began what would be her final weeks in the position and Seattle University faced one of its most heavily publicized protests in the school’s history. NICK […]

Finding a Place to Call Home: Students Struggle to Find Gender-Inclusive Housing on Campus

“It’s not my job to go through back channels to try to make sure that I’m living in a safe environment,” said Michael Clymer, a sophomore political science and French major who identifies outside of the gender binary. “That is the university’s first and foremost job: education and a safe living environment.” NICK TURNER • […]

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