President Sundborg Addresses Divestment at SSA Event

As environmentalists continue to fight the Direct Access Pipeline in North Dakota, the movement has been mirrored on campus by Sustainable Student Action (SSA), a group demanding that Seattle University divest from the fossil fuel industry. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR SSA’s Presidential Address on the State of Divestment 1 March 2017. University President Fr. Stephen […]

Recyclemania Cleans Up Seattle U Campus

On a wet day in front of the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, students donned rubber gloves and rain coats to sort through a mountain of Seattle University’s trash. Plastic bags were piled high on tarps, waiting for their insides to be meticulously inspected and re-sorted by diligent volunteers. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR […]

The Good, the Bad, the Compostable

School cafeterias feed thousands of students everyday; Seattle University’s Cherry Street Market is no different. Students hurry in to join the pasta line, check the entrée in the global section or build themselves a salad. Many move swiftly as they think about their next class or talk with a friend.  However, as peak lunch hours […]

Salmon Give New Life to Elwha River

Often we think nature is weak, that the damage we’ve caused is irreversible, but scientists are optimistic after salmon were spotted over the summer making their way upstream in the Elwha River, which began its recovery five years ago when two dams blocking its waters were demolished and the 45-mile-long river was set loose across […]

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