Seattle Newspaper Downsizes to Community Weekly

The Seattle Weekly was unique in the way it looked as a newspaper: magazine style illustrations, a table of contents and comics. In fact, Seattle University’s own newspaper the Spectator is modeled after an alternative weekly, in that it’s trendy, artsy and breaks traditional news guidelines. On Oct. 25, Seattle Weekly released their first issue […]

Mayoral Race Raises Questions of Student Civic Engagement

“It’s important to vote where you live,” said Patrick Schoettmer, an instructor in political science at Seattle University. “A lot of students haven’t made that connection yet.” NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Three candidates took part in the forum last week. From left to right: Jessyn Farrell, Jenny Durkan and Bob Hasegawa. In Seattle, we use […]

SU Model UN Club Takes on Annual Security Conference

Seattle University’s Model United Nations club dealt with international crises in real-time alongside other Washington universities last weekend for the club’s annual Security Conference (SCON) hosted at the University of Washington campus. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Members of Seattle U Model United Nations standing in Red Square at the University of Washington. Seattle U, Washington […]

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