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 […]

Budget Cut Presents Challenges for 2018

Looming budget cuts for the 2018 fiscal year have colleges and departments campus-wide scrambling out of concern for the potential of growing class sizes and reduced program offerings. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Senior visual arts major Anne Lochridge painting in the Fine Arts Building. Despite record-sized freshman classes from 2015-2016 and 2016- 2017 and […]

Adjunct Faculty Continue to Seek Justice

“If through necessity or fear of a worse evil the workman accept harder conditions because an employer or contractor will afford him no better, he is made the victim of force and injustice.” Pope Leo XIII wrote these words more than a century ago, in 1891, in an open letter that was passed to all […]

Editorial: Passing the Torch

My first day back on campus I was stopped dead in my tracks by a massive white tent spread from end to end of the championship field. After being here for three years I’ve gotten used to seeing changes. And yet, as I arrived onto campus this fall I turned and faced a massive statue […]

Connolly Center gets a Face Lift

En route to fulfilling a five-year gender equity commitment, Seattle University is working towards completing renovations for the Connolly Center Complex that began over the summer. The Connolly Complex has been the university’s main athletics building since its construction in 1969, and its renovation will mostly be focused on the North Court, where both women’s […]

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