What’s the Commotion About Caucuses?

The results of the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary are in, and the race to determine presidential nominees is off to an exciting start. Unfortunately, Washington voters have to wait until the last leg of the race to participate. At this stage of the presidential election, each state’s Democratic and Republican parties are […]

The Week in Review

In Memoriam of William Guppy— Seattle University student William Guppy passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 26 from complications related to an illness. Guppy was a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences and a University Honors student. His father is a Seattle U alumnus and his grandfather served Seattle U as Academic Vice President […]

Students Head to Olympia for MLK Day of Action

Celebrating the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment to advocacy, the Seattle University Center for Community Engagement took students, faculty and staff to Poverty Action Network’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Action in Olympia on Monday. Participants rode to the Washington State Capitol in Olympia and met with community organizers and state legislative […]

The Week In Review

1.6 BILLION POWERBALL WINNING NUMBERS ANNOUNCED— The winning numbers for the largest jackpot in North American history were revealed on Wednesday, Jan. 13. The first drawing for the historic Powerball was held on Nov. 7. There was no winning ticket. Drawings continued every few days after the original, with none yielding winners. As time went […]

The Week in Review

Terrorism Raids in Belgium— On Sunday Nov. 22, mass raids began throughout Brussels, the capital of Belgium, in attempts to find suspects connected with the Paris terror attacks on Nov. 13. On Sunday alone, police and military conducted 19 raids in Brussels—three of which took place in the town of Charleroi. The historic city center […]

Worldwide Tragedies Brings Globe to Standstill

Seattle University Alum Amanda Rodgers woke up in her small apartment in Southern France in the early hours of Nov. 14 to dozens of messages flooding her cellphone. Friends, family, people she hadn’t heard from in years messaged her the same thing, ‘Are you in Paris? Are you okay?’. Starting at 9:30 p.m. local time […]

Saint’s Canonization Causes Controversy

In his visit to the United States this September, Pope Francis held a special mass to honor the Franciscan who “brought Christianity to California Indians.” Devoting the majority of his life to spreading the word of God, Junipero Serra established missions in Mexico and present-day California in the late 18th century; but the recent canonization […]

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