SRI Task Force Forums Revive Sustainability Conversation

The newly formed Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) task force held its first round of open forums last Tuesday, inviting faculty and students to actively participate in Seattle University’s efforts to divest from the fossil fuel industry. The forums prompted passionate exchanges that reflected the university’s mission to create a sustainable future. “I detected, among some […]

Food With Spirit Club Aims to Grow

If you thought the season of giving was over, think again—the Food with Spirit Club plans on involving more people with their mission to grow and donate food to organizations in need of support. Food with Spirit was officially recognized as a club last quarter, and senior co-presidents Mara Orenstein and Emma Thordsen are excited […]

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. […]

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