Seattle U Art Galleries in New Hands

Since mid-July of 2017, the art galleries on Seattle University’s campus—the Vachon Gallery, the Hedreen Gallery and the Kinsey Gallery—have been without a curator. Last month, Molly Mac was appointed the new Galleries Curator for these three spaces and hired for a teaching position at Seattle U. Mac’s background is in printmaking, animation, video installation and performance. Mac […]

Technology and ADHD: The Nuances of the Modern Attention Span

The iPhone X came out earlier this month, marking 10 years since the release of the first iteration of Apple’s ubiquitous device. Since the beginnings of smartphones, psychologists have been interested in studying the effects of technology on sleep, attention and stress. Some psychologists are finding that technology use may be giving users symptoms that […]

Allegations Emerge: Facing the Realities of Sexual Misconduct

Harvey Weinstein, Ben Affleck, James Toback, Kevin Spacey, George H.W. Bush, Andy Dick, Terry Richardson, Ed Westwick and Louis C.K. are only a handful of men who are in the spotlight due to accusations of sexual misconduct. Since Oct. 5, allegations have arisen almost daily. At least 45 high profile men have been accused, and […]

The Hidden Horrors of Seattle University

CAROLINE DANIEL (PHOTO) AND CONNOR MERRION (DESIGN) • THE SPECTATOR Seattle University recently celebrated its 126th anniversary since its official founding in 1891. This, of course, means that every single original faculty member, professor and student who stepped foot on the very ground we work, teach and study on today is most certainly dead. Naturally, this […]

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. […]

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 […]

The Spectator’s Summer Picks

The Spectator staff gives their tips for summer fun! NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR BALANCING REAL LIFE WITH FUN IN THE SUN For all the trouble that the weather gives its residents during the winter, summertime in Seattle offers some of the best weather the city has to offer. Unfortunately, I am graduating in 10 days […]

Quadstock Recap: Good Tunes in the Sun

Temperatures climbed to a high of 71 degrees this past Saturday, just in time for Seattle University’s annual Quadstock concert. The 28th annual Quadstock was a time for students to dance, sing and bask in the precious Seattle sunlight. The absence of clouds caught some students unprepared, leaving them with stinging pink sunburns. JESSICA DOMINGO […]

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