“Art to Read” Showcases Complexity in Books and Comics

Intricate drawings, abstract art, and rhythmic music filled the Seattle Center for the Short Run Comix and Art Festival on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Short Run Comix and Art Festival showcased artists that created work imagining books in obscure ways through art and comics. Artists reimagined books through installation pieces, hand-drawn comics and sketches. Some […]

Long-Awaited John Green Novel Brings Fans to Bellingham

Popular young adult novelist and video blogger John Green is touring the United States to promote his new book, “Turtles All the Way Down”, following the book’s release on Oct. 10. Fans gathered in Bellingham, Washington, at Village Books at Western Washington University to see Green, who works with his brother, Hank Green, to produce […]

Seattle U Students Learn to Balance Their Diet

With tuition costs rising nationwide, more college students are feeling the financial strain of trying to feed themselves on a budget. At one point or another, students may find themselves eating mostly ramen noodles or begging a first-year friend with a large meal plan surplus to go on a food run and mercifully stock them […]

Seattle University Model UN Critiques the United Nations

More than 5.3 million Syrians are registered refugees. Nearly 5.1 million Palestinians are registered refugees. Almost one million refugees are from Afghanistan, and these numbers do not even encompass those who are unregistered. VIA BLOGS.UN.ORG Statistics do not fully represent the people being displaced, but the world still faces the biggest refugee crisis in history. […]

Bringing 17th Century Salem to a Modern Audience

For many high school and college students across the United States, a mention of “The Crucible”—a theatrical adaptation of the Salem Witch Trial—brings back memories of English classes filled with 1600s-era costumes and a three-hour-long play that never seemed to end. TAYLOR GUY • THE SPECTATOR I had never read Arthur Miller’s 1953 play. All I […]

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