The Battle for Adjunct Unionization Comes to a Halt

Tess Riski co-authored this story. Currently our system won’t allow us to display two bylines. In the northeast corner of campus stands nine stories of scaffolding that boasts a $52 million price tag. It will transform quickly into Seattle University’s newest residence hall, which will provide what many consider essential space as the university seeks […]

Allegations Emerge: Facing the Realities of Sexual Misconduct

Harvey Weinstein, Ben Affleck, James Toback, Kevin Spacey, George H.W. Bush, Andy Dick, Terry Richardson, Ed Westwick and Louis C.K. are only a handful of men who are in the spotlight due to accusations of sexual misconduct. Since Oct. 5, allegations have arisen almost daily. At least 45 high profile men have been accused, and […]

Seattle U Students Learn to Balance Their Diet

With tuition costs rising nationwide, more college students are feeling the financial strain of trying to feed themselves on a budget. At one point or another, students may find themselves eating mostly ramen noodles or begging a first-year friend with a large meal plan surplus to go on a food run and mercifully stock them […]

SU Model UN Club Takes on Annual Security Conference

Seattle University’s Model United Nations club dealt with international crises in real-time alongside other Washington universities last weekend for the club’s annual Security Conference (SCON) hosted at the University of Washington campus. NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR Members of Seattle U Model United Nations standing in Red Square at the University of Washington. Seattle U, Washington […]

SU Budget Challenges Reflect Issues at Colleges Nationwide

President Fr. Stephen Sundborg, S.J. released an email last week regarding the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which will see many of its key decisions materialize this February and March. Sundborg’s email, though optimistic that the university will continue to move forward, did not mince words in describing the challenges that this year’s budget […]

Support for the MRC Student Coalition Grows

On Monday, day 13 of their sit-in protest at the Casey Building, the Matteo Ricci College (MRC) Student Coalition testified in front of Academic Assembly and presented two binders full of testimonies, emails and other documents detailing complaints against the college, some dating back to 2008. Nick Turner • The Spectator MRC Student Coalition members […]

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