Housing Heartbreak on Capitol Hill

Finding a place to live for an affordable cost is a source of stress for students every year, which is why Housing and Residence Life at Seattle University is currently looking into expanding on-campus living. Many students have found that moving off campus for their sophomore, junior or even senior year has been a burden, ...

Seattle Parking Gets Kicked to the Curb

Even more green bicycle lanes will soon paint the Seattle streets. As America’s fastest-growing city, the demand for calmer streets has significantly increased among the Washington population. In November, voters pushed for quicker bus services and safer bike lanes and are now reaping the benefits of their advocacy. Seattle lawmakers have chosen to designate lanes ...

Seattle Suicide Rates Increasing

There is a common conception that Seattle has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation­. However, with a suicide rate of 12 in 100,000 residents, Seattle is below average compared to other U.S. cities. But the city is beginning to see an increase in this rate. In light of rising concerns, Edmonds School ...

Jesuits Respond to #blacklivesmatter

Two weeks ago, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities released a call to action titled “BLACK lives matter, ALL lives matter, JUSTICE matters.” It was signed by Fr. Stephen Sundborg, S.J., as well as 12 other notable members of Seattle University. Audrey Mallinak • The Spectator Dr. Pamela Taylor, Director of the Center for ...

Director Confronts P-Safe’s Bad Rep

Misconceptions about Public Safety at Seattle University are becoming more frequent among students. As undergraduate students who live in residence halls receive write-ups for conduct violations—whether it’s for underage drinking, smoking marijuana, or otherwise—sometimes they feel that Public Safety is out to get them. Liam Barker, a freshman living in Campion, feels that the priorities ...

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