Barrio Biesta XXIII Explores Family, Feminism and Financial

“Kung may kahirapan, may katatagan” means “Where there is hardship, there is resilience.” This phrase is the overarching theme for this year’s iteration of UFC’s cornerstone event, Barrio. VIA UNITED FILIPINO CLUB Performers during Barrio 2016. Performing arts has the ability to place us in a different reality from our own and make us see […]

Why I am Boycotting Ghost in the Shell

To say Ghost in the Shell is a cornerstone of Japanese media—and perhaps all modern science fiction and anime—is no overstatement; since it first began as a manga in the ‘80s, it has spurred film and anime adaptations, is the inspiration behind many modern animes and films, including The Matrix, and is still widely praised […]

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 […]

Executive Immigration Order Affects WA, SU

We often think of immigration reform as something that only affects states along the southern border. Yet, undocumented immigrants play a role in many communities in Washington State, including Seattle University. Earlier this year the Justice Department urged a federal appeals court hearing to reverse a hold that a Texas judge placed on President Obama’s […]

Friends, Family and Food at Filipino Fiesta

What Seattle University event has delicious cuisine, traditional dance and song, and costs under $20? The answer is United Filipino Club’s annual cultural showcase, Barrio Fiesta. Nicole Schlaeppi • The Spectator The Seattle University United Filipino Club prepares for their annual Barrio Festival, which will be held in Campiom Ballroom on Saturday March 7. Attending […]

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