SU Students Shut Down Chase Bank, Keystone Pipeline

It was a typical Monday morning at the Chase Bank on Marion and Madison Street. Cars drove by as customers went in and out of the bank to deposit checks, withdraw money, refinance loans…It wasn’t until Kiran Oommen showed up—with a group of Seattle University students in tow—that this harmony was disrupted. NICK TURNER • […]

Peace and Protest on May Day

Thousands took to the streets on Monday in one of Seattle’s most peaceful May Day protests ever. Various groups marched through downtown. Those registered with the city included the Veteran Anti-War Formation, Immigrants and Workers’ Rights Rally and the May 1st Action Coalition Rally. Things got heated later in the night when anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters […]

SU Ecochallenge Kicks Off Its Fourth Year

“There is something to explore and learn for everyone, whether you are new to sustainable living or a long-time practitioner,” said Yolanda Cieters, sustainability manager for Seattle University’s Center Environmental Justice and Sustainability. MANDY RUSCH • THE SPECTATOR This week marks the fourth anniversary of the EcoChallenge at Seattle U, an event meant to challenge […]

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 […]

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