The Year in Review

Here is a recap of what was going on in the world during this school year (2014 – 2015) Robin Williams Passes Away (August 2014) Best known for his optimistic comedy and outrageous characters, Robin Williams was found dead in his home on Aug. 11, 2014. Playing roles in movies like “Good Morning Vietnam” and […]

Digital Design Students Renovate Vachon

Seattle University’s digital design students are used to editing and re-editing their artwork—but not to this extent. This week they are opening their annual digital design exhibit in Vachon Gallery on campus. The theme for this year’s show is “RE: Reshape, Rethink, Redesign.” The show will feature the artwork of students in the digital design […]

Life After Graduation: Where do the Redhawks Migrate?

Senior Redhawks are preparing to spread their wings and fly. In two short months, this year’s seniors will be walking across the stage at their graduation ceremony, and stepping off into the professional world. (Paychecks, insurance, bills, oh my!) Seattle U has a number of rankings and accreditations. Seattle U graduates have an average entry-level […]

Nola Service Trip Building Community

While many students might be traveling abroad for spring break service projects, there is also work to be done here in the United States. At Seattle University, students are preparing for the annual service trip to New Orleans over spring break. This year, the staff advisers for the immersion are Alvin Sturdivant, associate vice president […]

Seattle Parking Gets Kicked to the Curb

Even more green bicycle lanes will soon paint the Seattle streets. As America’s fastest-growing city, the demand for calmer streets has significantly increased among the Washington population. In November, voters pushed for quicker bus services and safer bike lanes and are now reaping the benefits of their advocacy. Seattle lawmakers have chosen to designate lanes […]

Bye-Bye, Bertha: Infamous Drill Goes Belly-Up

What drills, breaks and costs $80 million? The answer is Bertha, the world’s largest-diameter tunnel digging machine, currently stranded beneath downtown Seattle. In the summer of 2013, Bertha began her historic journey beneath Seattle’s downtown waterfront. The goal of the project was relatively straightforward: replace the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct that was damaged […]

Broadway’s Red Light Burns Out

Jessie Koon • The Spectator For 15 years the Red Light Vintage and Costume store on Broadway has served the Capitol Hill community’s need for funky, vintage-inspired and retro clothing. It has been a popular destination for visiting tourists and Seattle University students alike, and was even featured in Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” music video. But […]

UN Releases Grim News on Climate Change

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released their fourth report since 2013, sharing grim predictions of what will happen if the world does not start making an effort to slow down global warming. The report recommends that greenhouse emissions be reduced by at least 40 percent by 2050, and that emissions are […]

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