What Do We Mean When We Say ‘The Big One?’

In 2015, when the New Yorker published an article about the massive earthquake expected in Seattle, it caused many in the Pacific Northwest to panic. With the last major Washington earthquake occurring in 2001, experts are expecting “the big one” to rival that of Japan’s 2011 quake. COURTESY OF SEATTLE MUNICIPAL ARCHIVES Cadillac Hotel damage […]

Meet SGSU’s New Elects

Student Government of Seattle University (SGSU) elections wrapped up, and the new representatives have been sworn in, each with their own goals and hopes for the students they represent. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Incoming SGSU Representatives after their first Representative Assembly. Frances Divinagracia, a journalism and film studies double major, is Seattle U’s new […]

TEDx Highlights the Innovators and Visionaries at SU

Seattle University recently hosted its very own TEDx event called “Shaping Upcoming Generations” that showcased speakers and students considered to be positive influences for future generations. Each presenter’s insight varied from education to advocacy and uplifting the youth in the traditional TED talk format. ELISE WANG • THE SPECTATOR SU hosted the Shaping Upcoming Generations TEDx […]

Quadstock Recap: Good Tunes in the Sun

Temperatures climbed to a high of 71 degrees this past Saturday, just in time for Seattle University’s annual Quadstock concert. The 28th annual Quadstock was a time for students to dance, sing and bask in the precious Seattle sunlight. The absence of clouds caught some students unprepared, leaving them with stinging pink sunburns. JESSICA DOMINGO […]

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 […]

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