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 […]

Tau Sigma Honors Transfer Student Achievements

The transition into university always presents a challenge to incoming students, and even more so when the transition is from one university to another. Transfer students make up about 30 percent of Seattle University’s undergraduate student body, but are a group that often goes unrecognized and underrepresented. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Kristen Swanson, the […]

Mission Examen Assesses Seattle U’s Jesuit Values

Seattle University religious leaders are currently spearheading the Mission Examen, a report which will eventually make its way to the headquarters of the Vatican for analysis. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR The university has been undergoing a review of its Jesuit mission along with four other Catholic institutions this year. Representatives from Loyola Marymount University, […]

A Grand Reopening of Seattle U’s Model United Nations Club

The revival of Seattle University’s Model United Nations Club now offers students a home and community for those interested in global humanitarian efforts. The club’s resurgence has been orchestrated by students Sam Schultheis and Kate Hannick, who are passionate about sharing the values reflected in the Model UN Club. KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR Model […]

Campus Ministry Event Addresses Islamophobia

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order, which restricted travel to and from seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, Campus Ministry, in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, hosted an event called “Bias and Hate Crime in the Current Political Climate.” The event featured a selection of speakers both from campus and the surrounding […]

School of New and Continuing Studies Grows in First Year

Upon initial glance, Seattle University appears to be full of late-teen and early- twenty-something undergraduates. But unbeknownst to many, there’s a population of adult learners who occupy this campus. They range in ages and backgrounds, and the number of these students is growing by the year. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Prospective students learn about SU’s […]

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