Moonlight Teach-In Sparks Conversation

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) hosted a teach-in inspired by the film “Moonlight”, at which presenters discussed themes of queerness and blackness. The event was a part of the Black Lives Matter initiative on the Seattle University campus, featuring Candice Benbow as keynote speaker. Benbow is currently working on a “Moonlight” syllabus, which is […]

Narratives of Changing Places: TEDx Seattle 2017

A violin rock concert, a professor “Calling Bullshit,” a fashion show and Native American chants all highlighted this year’s TEDxSeattle “Changing Places.” TED, which stands for Technology, Education and Design, started recording its famed TED talks in 1984. Attending one of the four official TED conferences has become harder due to the scarcity and the […]

Food Justice Teach-In Sets Tone for Future Talks

The Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work (ASSW) started their year-long series of Social Justice Teach-Ins with their event on Tuesday called “Working Towards Food Justice.” Zoe Sexton, one of the student organizers for the opening event, said that the department decided to host these teach-ins in response to the current government administration and […]

Getting to the Pun-ch Line

Pun lovers of Seattle united at Pundamonium on Nov. 8th, where contestants vied for the title of best pun maker. The event, held at Peddler Brewing Company, took the style of a poetry slam but with many more belly-laughs and winces. Peddler Brewing Company was packed with attendees awaiting a night bound to be full […]

Courtesy Under the Sound

Fall Ball is almost here! With just one day left, SEAC cannot wait to welcome our friends and peers to the Seattle Aquarium for our annual event. We as a council are privileged and humbled for the opportunity to share, dance, and create memories at one of Seattle’s most iconic locations. We are looking forward […]

Local Art Exhibition Explores Labor and Value

Fruit peels, bent pins and broken porcelain vessels dangled from the walls of the 4Culture gallery in Pioneer Square on Thursday, Nov. 2. This assortment of objects was a part of an installation called “Production Valued,” which is the brainchild of Satpreet Kahlon, a Seattle-based artist from Punjab, India. EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR Draping […]

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