Petitioners Seek Adjunct Faculty Rights

After waiting in the hallway on the first floor of the Administration building, a small group of faculty, students, community organizers and activists made their way into the president’s office to deliver a petition for just employment practices. Audrey Mallinak • The Spectator Michael Ng, Louisa Edgerly, and Theresa Earenfight were among the professors and […]

Minimum Wage Creates Moderate Worry

Last Wednesday, Seattle increased the minimum wage from the state-mandated $9.54 per hour to $11 per hour. The wage increase is the first of several along the path toward a $15 minimum, the highest in the country. The pay raise is the first in a series of wage increases that will continue until 2017 for […]

Housing Heartbreak on Capitol Hill

Finding a place to live for an affordable cost is a source of stress for students every year, which is why Housing and Residence Life at Seattle University is currently looking into expanding on-campus living. Many students have found that moving off campus for their sophomore, junior or even senior year has been a burden, […]

Obama’s Budget Gives Middle-Class a Boost

President Barack Obama recently released his proposed budget for the year 2016. The $4 trillion budget is projected to reduce the national debt by $1.8 trillion over the next 10 years and one of the major focuses is on improving American education. One major component of the budget is a $60 billion allotment to be […]

Budget Cuts Put the Breaks on Bus Services

Budget cuts continue to take their toll at Seattle University, this time affecting the accessibility of public transportation for students. Although the rumor that Seattle U’s Campus Assistance Center will no longer be offering ORCA passes for students is false, there still will be a shift in the process of obtaining ORCA cards. “There is […]

Is Higher Education Worth the Cost?

It doesn’t take a college education to notice that the cost of a four-year degree is rising and the job market is evolving. This constant evolution can make career planning somewhat unpredictable for college students, and it is a looming reality that students must face as graduation approaches. Last week, Seattle University Student Government (SGSU) […]

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