Moonlight Teach-In Sparks Conversation

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) hosted a teach-in inspired by the film “Moonlight”, at which presenters discussed themes of queerness and blackness. The event was a part of the Black Lives Matter initiative on the Seattle University campus, featuring Candice Benbow as keynote speaker. Benbow is currently working on a “Moonlight” syllabus, which is […]

Critic’s Corner: “Suburbicon” Lacks Comedic Grace

“Suburbicon,” directed by Golden Globe winning actor George Clooney, is set in the year 1959 in an all-white suburb. The film opens with a ‘happy-go-lucky’ type advertisement for the neighborhood intended to attract like-minded and ‘diverse white families’ from all parts of the country. VIA JOBLO.COM Suburbicon takes place in a tight-knit neighborhood. When anything […]

Local Film Festivals Provide New Lens for Social Issues

Note from the Editor: This article was co-written by Sophia Wells, Jakob Fenton and Samuel McGough, although we are currently unable to display multiple authors’ names due to technical difficulties. Students at Seattle University live in an entertainment goldmine and may not even know it. With downtown Seattle just in their backyard, students have access […]

Critic’s Corner: Was Blade Runner a Film Worth Revisiting?

In the almost three hour long sci-fi, thriller sequel “Blade Runner 2049,” director Denis Villeneuve teams up with cinematographer Roger Deakins to pay tribute to Ridley Scott’s original film “Blade Runner” released in 1982. The highly-acclaimed franchise failed to live up to its legacy, but “Blade Runner 2049” is still better than its original counterpart. […]

Chasing Coral: Diving into Ocean Conservation

Within our lifetime, the ocean may become a graveyard filled with the barren skeletons of millions of animals. In the not-so-distant future, diving will be a completely different experience, one lacking the vast array of vibrant colors that have always spread across the seafloor. Coral, an animal that provides a vital ecosystem for fish and […]

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