Dear PlayDay,

Once a year, the streets of Capitol Hill are flooded with drunk youngsters, wearing rainbow T-shirts and partying the whole day long. Unfortunately, I’m not writing today about Seattle Pride. The event I’m referring to is the (in)famous PlayDay. Before we go any further, I should offer a quick disclaimer and admit to some personal […]

SU Research Journal Prepares Its Inaugural Issue

This May, Seattle University will complete its first step to becoming a more renowned research university. The Seattle University’s Undergraduate Research Journal’s, or SUURJ, debut year, will be featuring the work and research of students across campus in one place to document the academic achievements of multiple disciplines. J. DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR Jeremy Bjelajak […]

iLead Seeks to Redefine Student Leadership

As the March for Science brought out community leaders from across the country, Seattle University ushered in new leaders of its own. The annual leadership conference called iLead returned with new material and direction but remains centered on the cultivation of sustainable leadership. ANNIE CHANG • THE SPECTATOR A combination of staff and graduate assistants, […]

Climate Survey Reveals Low Faculty Morale

According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a single person living in Seattle who earns under $50,400 a year is categorized as “low income.” Someone making less than $33,600 qualifies as “very low income.” One who earns less than $20,200? They’re considered “extremely low income.” ANNIE CHANG • THE SPECTATOR Seattle U […]

Melting the Seattle Freeze

I’ve heard time and again that Seattle is a cold place, that the people here are mean; that we’re sarcastic, passive-aggressive and no fun to be around. While this may be true in some cases—I mean, every city has its fair share of introverts and assholes—the years I’ve spent living here have led me to […]

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