Citizens of SU: University Strives to Welcome All

Since President Donald Trump took office, students’ phones have been flooded with ‘breaking news’ notifications. For some, the news of Trump’s first executive orders has led to apprehension regarding the future of immigrants, refugees and undocumented citizens in the United States. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR As the Immigration Summit began, the flame of a […]

Recyclemania Cleans Up Seattle U Campus

On a wet day in front of the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, students donned rubber gloves and rain coats to sort through a mountain of Seattle University’s trash. Plastic bags were piled high on tarps, waiting for their insides to be meticulously inspected and re-sorted by diligent volunteers. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR […]

A Grand Reopening of Seattle U’s Model United Nations Club

The revival of Seattle University’s Model United Nations Club now offers students a home and community for those interested in global humanitarian efforts. The club’s resurgence has been orchestrated by students Sam Schultheis and Kate Hannick, who are passionate about sharing the values reflected in the Model UN Club. KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR Model […]

Op-Ed: Student Health Services Needs Patching Up

There are many times that I’ve had serious doubts about how well Seattle University spends its money (which is, in no small part, our money as students) but no instance of incredulity compares to this past Thursday afternoon. I stood and watched the logo of our university literally burn to the ground as a part […]

Campus Ministry Event Addresses Islamophobia

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order, which restricted travel to and from seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, Campus Ministry, in collaboration with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, hosted an event called “Bias and Hate Crime in the Current Political Climate.” The event featured a selection of speakers both from campus and the surrounding […]

Rev SU: The What and Why of New I.T.

If you have not heard of RevSU, Seattle University’s attempt to modernize its outdated IT system, then by most indicators the project is advancing smoothly. The motivation? A desire and need to propel Seattle U’s IT network into the modern era. MANDY RUSCH • THE SPECTATOR The current system of interconnected data has long been obsolete, […]

School of New and Continuing Studies Grows in First Year

Upon initial glance, Seattle University appears to be full of late-teen and early- twenty-something undergraduates. But unbeknownst to many, there’s a population of adult learners who occupy this campus. They range in ages and backgrounds, and the number of these students is growing by the year. JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Prospective students learn about SU’s […]

State of the Union: SGSU Moves Forward After a String of Resignations Highlight Persistent Problems

Following a series of resignations, Student Government of Seattle University (SGSU) is in a state of flux. After four representatives have departed from their positions, current members of the governing body are working to evolve and propel the organization forward, while also identifying ways to improve the critical relationship between student government and university administration. […]

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