Shedding Light on Minorities

Whether or not you consider yourself involved in media, there is a high chance that you have been involved in a conversation about it. In film, controversial releases like “Ghost in the Shell” and “The Great Wall” have driven conversations on whitewashing, while Oscar-winner “Moonlight” was almost not awarded. CECI ESTALA • THE SPECTATOR Meanwhile […]

SU Students, Community Advocate for BLM Movement

“We should dedicate time to doing one good thing every day,” said Haleema Bharoocha, a junior sociology major at Seattle University. Bharoocha and eight other students went on an immersion trip in February to Olympia, Wash., to advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement, celebrate African American Legislative Day and attend a rally that advocated […]

Seattle U Continues to Navigate Its Role in the Homelessness Crisis

A state of emergency is typically declared in the wake of natural disasters like floods, forest fires and tornadoes. In November 2015, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray declared that the homelessness crisis here demands an equal response. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR A vacant house on Alder Street waits as the overgrowth creeps in. According to the […]

MEChA de UW Brings the Chicanx Community Together

MEChA de UW hosted the 24th annual national conference at Seattle Central College last weekend, bringing together chapters of el Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Astlan from across the country. The three day event consisted of workshops, keynote speakers and screenings of films related to the themes of the conference. KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR MEChA […]

Seattleites Veg out at Vegfest

The Vegetarians of Washington held their 16th annual Vegfest this Saturday to show off the latest advancements in plant-based and non-meat based foods. The event also featured chefs and clinicians from around the country to educate attendees about the health values of vegetarian and vegan diets. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR Vegfest goer’s VEGAN with […]

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