As Film Incentive Grows, So Does the Washington Community

As Seattle University film students surge toward graduation, the local landscape they are entering is more conducive than ever to practicing their crafts and contributing to a larger film culture. MANDY RUSCH • THE SPECTATOR The Washington State Production Incentive program is up for another vote in Olympia, and hopes to support that mission with statewide […]

President Sundborg Addresses Divestment at SSA Event

As environmentalists continue to fight the Direct Access Pipeline in North Dakota, the movement has been mirrored on campus by Sustainable Student Action (SSA), a group demanding that Seattle University divest from the fossil fuel industry. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR SSA’s Presidential Address on the State of Divestment 1 March 2017. University President Fr. Stephen […]

Budget Cut Presents Challenges for 2018

Looming budget cuts for the 2018 fiscal year have colleges and departments campus-wide scrambling out of concern for the potential of growing class sizes and reduced program offerings. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Senior visual arts major Anne Lochridge painting in the Fine Arts Building. Despite record-sized freshman classes from 2015-2016 and 2016- 2017 and […]

Creator of “What the Body Knows” to Host Moral Mondays Event

Choreographer, creative performer and queer, disabled artist of color Barak adé Soleil will be featured in the upcoming Moral Mondays event held by Seattle University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA). COURTESY OF TYRONE BROWN After creating his “What The Body Knows” choreographic project, performed in Chicago last October, Soleil formed his synthesis of race and […]

10th Annual Dance Marathon Shatters Fundraising Goal

Dozens of Seattle University students gathered in the Campion Ballroom on Saturday to hold the 10th annual Seattle University Dance Marathon. The event raises money for the Seattle Children’s Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund. Many students enjoyed lively activities, munched on food donated by local restaurants and, of course, danced for 16 straight hours. By the […]

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