Amid Destruction of California Fires, Seattle U Supports Students

California has become a fiery inferno with multiple fires ravishing towns in the north and south. It started last Sunday, Oct. 8. At least 40 people have died, and dozens are still missing. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR The fires have destroyed an estimated 5,700 structures, and 75,000 people evacuated from their homes. The fires have […]

Beat Connection Connects Audience to Disaster Relief

On Sept. 7, Seattle based alternative indie band, Beat Connection, posted on their Twitter, “Praying for the world right now.” Overwhelmed by recent global tragedies, Beat Connection challenged their audience to act and help aid relief efforts in Mexico, Houston and Puerto Rico. The band collaborated with Ticketfly and Seattle electronic DJs Zoolab and Beeba, […]

Seattle U Maintains Birth Control Coverage Amid Federal Changes

Note from the Editor: This article was co-written by Rachel Larson and Lukas Kret, although we are currently unable to display multiple authors’ names due to technical difficulties. The White House rolled back portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Friday, Oct. 6, that required employers to provide their employees insurance coverage for contraceptives. […]

Seattle U Research Journal Takes Off on Their Second Year

“The Impact of Spirituality and Stress on the Health of Emerging Adults” and “Mental Illness as Social Disruption in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Failures of U.S. Foreign Aid.” These aren’t research articles written by a graduate student, nor did an accomplished professor write them. Seattle University undergraduate students wrote these articles during the first […]

Doctors Without Borders Simulates Refugee Experience

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, was founded in 1971 by a group of French doctors and journalists who wanted to help those caught in the crossfire of war, violence and other natural disasters. One of the founding principles of this organization is to bear witness and speak for those who […]

From Orlando to Las Vegas

An Era of Violence: The Post 9/11 Generation Note from the Editor: This article was co-written by Shelby Barnes, and Anna Kaplan, Josh Merchant and Braden Sigua, although we are currently unable to display multiple authors’ names due to technical difficulties. Every morning I take a shower, get some drip coffee from C-Street and go […]

Seattle Sounders Prepare for Playoffs

The Sounders have had an impressive season this year. They have a record of 12-11-9 and sit in a three way tie for second place with 47 points alongside the Portland Timbers and Sporting Kansas City. The Vancouver Whitecaps are sitting at the top of the standings at 51 points in the Western Conference. PHOTO […]

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