Op-Ed: Who Will Answer to Standing Rock?

Last week the Army Corps of Engineers issued the final easement for Energy Transfer Partners to dig the remaining portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline. This final stretch will be laid horizontally under Lake Oahe half a mile upstream from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. The Army Corps decision came at the behest of President […]

Breaking the Silence at Refugee Simulation

March 2011—a peaceful protest in Darra, Syria calling for the release of 15 children arrested for political graffiti turned violent after the Syrian Army opened fire on the crowd. Four were killed. ANNIE CHANG • THE SPECTATOR February 2013—President Assad refused to step down from power, causing further unrest throughout the country and straining national […]

Consent: The Key for a Sex-ccessful Night

It is no question that college campuses play host to sexual encounters of every kind—sometimes romantic, sometimes awkward. Regardless, each demands one prerequisite: consent. “Can I Kiss You?”, an engaging informational event about consent, rocked Pigott Auditorium on Nov. 1. KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR Mike Domitrz’s program, “Can I Kiss You?”, brought students on […]

Women’s Volleyball Bands Together Against Injustice

Followers of the women’s volleyball team may have noticed a change to their uniforms as they sport a black armband previously unseen. Though to the casual onlooker this may appear to be an inconsequential accessory, it represents the team’s efforts to recognize and create dialogue around one of our country’s most pressing social issues. KYLE […]

Against Bystanding

Hollis Wong-Wear is a Seattle U Alumni, Grammy-award-winning musician and lead singer of The Flavr Blue. If you see something, do something. I write today to bring light on two women’s stories of assault and harassment. The first is by Lopez, a woman who attended my band The Flavr Blue’s show at Neumos this past […]

Letter to the Editor From Dean Kelly

I am grateful that MRC coalition students brought forward their concerns in such a way that we can now work together on solutions. I regret deeply that any student feels pain as a result of their experience at Seattle University and particularly within the Matteo Ricci College. It is heartbreaking to hear the stories of […]

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