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Contracted Construction Company Embraces Sustainability at SU

Kristen Nielsen, Author
March 7, 2019

Seattle University has chosen Skanska as the general contractor handle to demolition the University Services Building and later build a new science building in its place. The building will be a hub for...


Earth Week Invigorates the Effort for Sustainability at SU

Bailee Clark, Author
April 26, 2017

Last week was the 47th annual Earth Day, and people around the world participated in events like the March for Science in an effort to address growing concerns on the future of the environment. SAMIRA...


SU’s Campus Sustainability: A Shared Goals and Responsibility

Les Tobias, Author
February 22, 2017

If you remember the Garbology event from two weeks ago, it’s probably because you noticed a mountain of trash piled in front of the Lemieux Library. That waste was collected and sorted in full view to...

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SRI Task Force Forums Revive Sustainability Conversation

Nick Turner, Author
February 10, 2016

The newly formed Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) task force held its first round of open forums last Tuesday, inviting faculty and students to actively participate in Seattle University’s efforts...

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Dining on Campus in 2021

Matt Parks, Staff Reporter
December 8, 2021

Given that most students returned to campus this fall, Seattle University adapted to once again provide full on-campus dining options for members of the campus community.  Before the start of each...

Emily Nielsen (left), Keira Cruickshank (middle), and Faith Chamberlin (right) from Sustainable Student Action led the screening of “Poisoning Paradise”.

“Poisoning Paradise” Film Festival Discusses Indigenous Environmental Justice

Liam Lawless, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2021

In their latest embrace of environmental justice, Seattle University’s Sustainable Student Action (SSA) group connected with the “Poisoning Paradise” film festival. Highlighting a single film of...

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2nd Annual Food Justice Week brings Seattle U Community into the Conversation

Matt Parks , Volunteer Reporter
November 5, 2021

Last week, Seattle University held its second annual Food Justice Week, an initiative led by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) in collaboration with other campus organizations to examine and explore...

A freshly painted mural outside of the Kraken team store in South Lake Union celebrates the teams official acceptance into the NHL

Seattle Releases the Kraken

George Burquest, Volunteer Reporter
November 5, 2021

In Dec. 2018, the National Hockey League (NHL) approved a proposal by Seattle Hockey Partners to grant an expansion franchise to the city of Seattle. It wasn’t until close to two years later in Jul....

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Seattle U Organizations Combat Period Poverty

Olivia Merrick , Volunteer Reporter
October 22, 2021

190,080.  That is how many period products are anticipated to be saved over two years because of the recent CampusCup campaign at Seattle University run by AllMatters, a Danish company focused on reducing...

Seattle University Reformats Strategic Plan During Financial Stress

Seattle University Reformats Strategic Plan During Financial Stress

Zhangir Kalmykov, Volunteer Reporter
October 22, 2021

For many organizations, the pandemic has exacerbated existing financial troubles or brought on completely new problems. Financially surviving amidst these conditions has been a long and challenging journey...

Albers Ethics Week Provides Valuable Learning Experience for Students

Albers Ethics Week Provides Valuable Learning Experience for Students

Ben Wiley, Copy Chief
May 21, 2021

Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics held Albers Ethics Week May 10-14, an annual event during which guest speakers from both the Seattle and national business community visit...

Crosscut Festival Highlights Racial Injustices from 2020 in Virtual Format

Crosscut Festival Highlights Racial Injustices from 2020 in Virtual Format

Ashley Hagar, News Editor
May 14, 2021

After a year of anticipation, people from around the world were able to come together virtually for the fifth annual Crosscut Festival. This year’s festival had over 50 speakers for the event that ran...

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