Faculty and Staff Respond to FY18 Budget with Concern

“We’re in real trouble,” Chris Paul said over the phone on Monday. “Running SU costs more money every year, and we’re making less money every year. That’s a crisis.” Paul is an associate professor of communication and journalism in the College of Arts and Sciences. He’s also President of the Faculty Staff Senate, a shared-governance […]

Quadstock to Adjust Talent Vetting After Canceling Headliner

The following contains mention of sexual misconduct. Following Friday’s announcement that Sean Kingston will no longer headline at Quadstock 2017, Seattle University’s Student Events & Activities Council (SEAC) plans to create a more thorough vetting process for future Quadstock bookings. CAM PETERS • THE SPECTATOR The crowd celebrates at Quadstock 2016. Kingston’s name on the lineup […]

Matteo Ricci College Looks to Reinvent Itself

One year ago this week, a group of students marched into the Casey building and occupied the Matteo Ricci College (MRC) office for 24 days, former Dean Jodi Kelly began what would be her final weeks in the position and Seattle University faced one of its most heavily publicized protests in the school’s history. NICK […]

SU Students Shut Down Chase Bank, Keystone Pipeline

It was a typical Monday morning at the Chase Bank on Marion and Madison Street. Cars drove by as customers went in and out of the bank to deposit checks, withdraw money, refinance loans…It wasn’t until Kiran Oommen showed up—with a group of Seattle University students in tow—that this harmony was disrupted. NICK TURNER • […]

SU Healthcare Debate Provides Context, New Perspectives

For many Seattle University students, the Affordable Care Act has been in place for almost a third of their lives. Now, as the conversation around health care re-enters the political sphere, they may feel lost in the terminology, rhetoric and convoluted legal jargon. EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR In order to make this conversation accessible […]

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