Photo Campaign Reclaims The World “Disability”

The connotations of a word often carry more weight than the word’s actual definition. Take “disability,” for example. Our culture still largely perceives disabilities as negative—ultimately detrimental. A student group at Seattle University is seeking to show that this doesn’t have to be the case. Addison Lucia Anna Noel Pickett is the President of the […]

Ecuador and Japan Recover After Devastating Quakes

“There is nothing natural about the aftermath of a natural disaster,” sophomore Kami Chan said. “There is no mercy when it destroys everything in its path.” On the evening of Saturday, April 16, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 devastated Ecuador. The catastrophe demolished many coastal towns, killing 654 people and forcing more than 26,000 others […]

New Living Cost Estimate Adds to Seattlites’ Housing Stress

Living in Seattle isn’t cheap. According to a new study by GoBankingRates.com, it costs $72,092 a year to live “comfortably” in this city. That takes into account housing, transportation, healthcare, utilities and other living expenses. The study relied on the 50-30-20 budget rule in which 50 percent of income covers necessities, 30 percent covers discretionary […]

The Week in Review

IN MEMORIAM: JAQUELINE ANDREWS Jaqueline Sephora Andrews, a Seattle University graduate student, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 24. Jaqueline was a Master of Divinity student at the School of Theology & Ministry and was a member of the United Church of Christ. According to a Mission and Ministry email, Jaqueline had many years of […]

Human of SU

Mario Sabatelli International Business “One of the most significant moments in my life is when my friend asked me to join the SU Cheer team. That was something that I had never done and I never thought of myself as the kind person who would join a cheer team, but now it is a huge […]

Gender in Politics: Discussed Too Much or Not Enough?

With the current race between the 2016 Democratic presidential candidates heating up, the Seattle University Wingmen decided to spice things up with their event “Gender in Politics: Bernie Bros Welcome.” The organization’s core team is made up of adviser Jazz Espiritu and members Nicolás Cruz, Michael Clymer and Connor Crinion. While the group is still […]

iLead: Well-Intentioned but Still Needs Work

Two weekends ago student leaders from across the Seattle University campus gathered for iLead, a yearly training program for students in leadership roles for the 2016-2017 academic year. For those who attended, this year’s conference sparked both support and criticism. Gabriel Ferri, a women and gender studies and English double major, attended the conference as […]

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