Making SU More Welcoming to Immigrants

Across the United States, immigrants struggle to be received on university campuses. On Thursday, April 24th, the Latin American & Caribbean Awareness Student Alliance (LA CASA) is hosting a panel regarding how Seattle University can become a more welcoming and inclusive environment for immigrant students and staff. There will be several panelists including Christian Torres, ...

Festival Hosts Films From Wild (North)West

Washington Water Trust is bringing eight films from out of the wild and into downtown Seattle for the 12th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival this Thursday, April 24. The festival features a variety of short films and documentaries about nature, outdoor adventures and environmental issues. “We wanted to bring together a collection of conservation ...

Security Breach Exposes Student, Alum SSN

From a lengthy and apologetic email sent in the middle of last week by Seattle University President Fr. Stephen Sundborg, S.J., we learned that an error in the university’s tech infrastructure left the data of 628 students exposed—including Social Security numbers and medical information. According to the Chief Technology Officer Chuck Porter, the mistake exposed ...

Web Fights in Vein Against Heartbleed Virus

Tumblr users might have noticed a strange advisory appear at the top of their screens last week. The “friendly reminder” advised users that it might be a good time to change their passwords, and alluded to something called “Heartbleed.” As it turns out, the bug, which compromises over two-thirds of websites on the Internet, has ...

‘Lucky Lulu’ A Mammoth Addition To Museum

Just when you thought Seattle couldn’t get any more interesting, local residents have found a name for the mammoth tusk that was discovered in the heart of a Lake Union neighborhood earlier this year. After a naming contest, the tusk was dubbed Lucky Lulu—“Lucky” because the find was just that, and “Lulu” for the abbreviated ...

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