Jenny Durkan Elected Mayor of Seattle

Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan has surged ahead of Cary Moon in the mayoral race, receiving more than 60 percent of the vote after the initial ballot drop. Durkan is ahead of Moon by over 20 percentage points, Moon having received nearly 40 percent of the vote. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Jenny Durkan at […]

SU Swimming Performs Under Pressure

The normally calm Connolly Center pools erupted with raucous energy this past Saturday as Seattle University’s swim teams took on their rival, Simon Fraser University (SFU). The constant sound of cheering, and occasional sound of cowbells, echoed off the cavernous walls and the pool deck was crowded with swimmers performing their pre-race rituals: stretching, jumping […]

Comadre Panaderia: A ‘Sweet’ Cause

There’s no need to feel guilty for eating delicious sweets for breakfast, especially if it’s for a good cause. For the past two Sundays, Amandine Bakeshop has hosted the Comadre Panaderia pop-up, which is donating all proceeds to victims of natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Mexico City and Oaxaca, Mexico. Head pastry chef Mariela Camacho, […]

What Do We Mean When We Say ‘The Big One?’

In 2015, when the New Yorker published an article about the massive earthquake expected in Seattle, it caused many in the Pacific Northwest to panic. With the last major Washington earthquake occurring in 2001, experts are expecting “the big one” to rival that of Japan’s 2011 quake. COURTESY OF SEATTLE MUNICIPAL ARCHIVES Cadillac Hotel damage […]

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