Film Brings New Energy to Climate Justice

The world is heating up, and so is the Seattle University discussion of climate justice. On Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pigott Auditorium, Campus Ministry will host a screening of the new documentary “This Changes Everything,” which addresses the connection between capitalism and climate change. “In recent years, the connections between capitalism […]

The Essentials

When backpacking, it becomes quickly evident that packing light becomes a priority. The less one brings, the less one has to carry; thus, knowing what to pack is necessarily important. This list may be added to or taken away for any given climate, however, it should prove as a sufficient list for the novice. When […]

Seattle University Campus Climate Assessment 2015

“Seattle University affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual and psychological vitality of the campus community,” Campus Climate Executive Summary Continue scrolling for article… Information Source: Seattle University Campus Climate Executive Summary Oct. 2015 The results of a lengthy campus climate survey conducted earlier this year were made public on Oct. 22, […]

Connecting the World to Seattle University

The world, and Seattle University, is always changing. According to the Pew Research Center’s new study of immigration patterns, by the year 2065 the U.S. will have no ethnic majority. The population of white people will drop below 50 percent and Asians will overtake Hispanics and become the largest immigrant group. Of the projected total […]

The Week in Review

Mars has Water— NASA announced on Monday, Sep. 28 that there is water on Mars. The find represents a major discovery and radical shift in what we know about the planet itself and the rest of the galaxy. While this does not necessarily indicate the presence of life, water is one of the key foundations […]

City Council Advocates For Rent Control

In response to the ever-rising costs of living in Seattle, City Council passed a resolution last Monday asking the state to lift its ban on rent control. It looks unlikely that the request will be granted, as there is no support in any districts outside of the city to get rid of the statewide ban. […]

Students Say ‘Shell No!’ To Oil Drill

Hundreds of environmental activists gathered early Saturday morning in life vests and kayaks to protest Royal dutch Shell in Seattle’s Elliott Bay. The group of activists gathered to voice their disapproval of Shell’s plans to resume oil exploration in the Arctic and keep two of its drilling rigs stored in Seattle’s port. The activists demonstrated […]

Faculty Give Divestment Petition An Edge

UPDATE: The Academic Assembly has authorized the divestment committee to release the faculty’s open letter. Click here to read the full text. More and more universities are joining the list of schools divesting from fossil fuels. While Seattle University has yet to join in, on April 22, faculty released an open letter to the school […]

Summit Stresses Environmental Justice

One hundred and twenty years ago Pope Leo XIII released an open letter addressing worker conditions that would forever shift the mission of the Catholic Church. This last Tuesday, Pope Francis shifted the Church once again, this time towards environmental justice. The Pope has spoke on not only the human impacts on climate change, but […]

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