In ‘a High point of [his] life,’ Fr. Sundborg has Private Meeting with Pope Francis

Last December, Seattle University trustee Jeff Wright received a special request from his mother regarding her Christmas gift – she wanted to meet the pope. Within a year, President Fr. Stephen Sundborg, S.J., traveled to the Vatican City with Wright and his family to meet Pope Francis. Sundborg returned with a positive impression of the ...

Budget Cuts Put the Breaks on Bus Services

Budget cuts continue to take their toll at Seattle University, this time affecting the accessibility of public transportation for students. Although the rumor that Seattle U’s Campus Assistance Center will no longer be offering ORCA passes for students is false, there still will be a shift in the process of obtaining ORCA cards. “There is ...

No Indictment Ignites Protests, SU Reacts

Photo by staff designer Courtney Decker The grand jury decision on Nov. 24 not to indict Darren Wilson, the white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager in Ferguson, MO., ignited nation-wide protests. In Seattle, hundreds took to the streets to demand justice for Michael Brown while others reflected about what ...

The Pantheon Incarnte

On Nov. 22, Seattle University students and members of the community will dress up as their favorite deities, invoke the spirit of Thor and channel their inner Athena to support the building of an orphanage in Thailand. Pantheon Incarnate, a deity-themed fundraising party, will raise money for the Seattle University–Engineers for a Sustainable World’s Thailand ...

Show us the Money: Inside Students’ Rallying Cry for Budget Accountability

The typically quiet outdoor space in front of the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons transformed into a vibrant hub of civil disobedience on Tuesday as students, faculty and other supporters gathered for the Seattle University Budget Transparency Rally & Petition. More than 30 supporters chanted passionately in unison and held signs, some in the ...

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