Learning What We Haven’t Been Taught: News Media Literacy Among Millennials

Faith Hlavac thought for a moment when asked what part of the world she knows least about. “Anywhere that isn’t here.” NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Professor Hahn prepares her students for a refugee simulation that will be held this upcoming Saturday. Many Seattle University students relate to Hlavac’s sentiment, feeling clueless about what exactly […]

Youth Assemble to Combat Islamophobia

“If a fire starts in one room in a house, does it stay contained in that room?” Aneelah Afzali asked a room filled to the brim with children, teens and adults with a shared purpose: fighting the negative stigmas and stereotypes that contribute to Islamophobia. The audience responded with a resounding “No.” “That’s right,” Afzali […]

A Tale of Two Cities: Mayors Address Homelessness Crisis

Students, staff and members of the Seattle community gathered last Wednesday  in Pigott Auditorium to hear how the state of homelessness might change in the new year. Seattle University’s Department of Public Administration organized the event in which Mayor Ed Murray and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee discussed future policies on how they would adapt […]

Students and Faculty Plan for Inauguration

The election of Donald Trump has challenged and affected many members of our campus community. With the inauguration occurring on the morning of Friday, Jan. 20, students and faculty alike are rallying around a sense of unity and solidarity as a rebuttal to the increasingly polarized nature of modern politics during wthis divisive time. CECI […]

University Alters Food Policy After Hearing Concerns

Seattle University administrators responsible for the changes in food policy announced major alteration on Thursday, essentially reversing their decision made last month. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Members of various student clubs gathered at the meeting on Thursday. Prior to Thursday, changes to the policy pertaining to food served at legacy events suggested that students would […]

US Media and Terrorism Coverage

On Jan. 1, the dawn of this new year, 39 people were killed at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. Most of the partygoers at the nightclub were foreigners, from countries like Jordan, Canada, France, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, among others. Authorities have yet to name the suspect, however, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, […]

Moving Forward: MRC Office Remodeled

As students return to classes and a new year this winter quarter, MRC is looking to establish its own new identity and move toward a brighter future within the humanities. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Two wrapped bookshelves sitting in a newly renovated office. Last spring, students protesting the culture, climate and curriculum of MRC […]

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