Chapel Choir Celebrates Twenty Years with CD

The 2016–2017 school year has been filled with milestones for Seattle University, including the 125th anniversary of the school itself and the 20th anniversary of the Chapel of St. Ignatius. In celebration of the Chapel’s 20th birthday, Chapel Choir has decided to record an album for the first time ever. MANDY RUSCH • THE SPECTATOR “I […]

Natasha Martin Reflects on First Year as Chief Diversity Officer

Natasha Martin is reaching her 15th year at Seattle University, but 2016 was her first year as the Chief Diversity Officer. Martin’s new role is centered in shifting the climate and culture of the university into one that the university refers to as “inclusive excellence.” ELISE WANG • THE SPECTATOR SU’s Chief Diversity Officer, Natasha Martin, […]

Local Businesses Concerned Over 1107 Madison Construction

Capstone Development broke ground on Monday commencing construction of the new 1107 Madison building which will provide needed additions to student housing. This development, though, has surrounding businesses concerned about more than just noise. COURTESY OF SEATTLE UNIVERSITY FACILITIES SERVICES A rendering of the future dorm, located at 1107 Madison, expected to be completed by […]

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 […]

“Rebrand” Puts a Twist on New Fashion

Seattle University’s Fashion Club brought a unique spin to fashion in their 10th annual fashion show. In previous years, the club has reached out to local boutiques for donations of clothing to showcase. This year, the head stylists of the show bought clothes from Goodwill and altered them. The goal was to be more sustainable […]

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 […]

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