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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...

Ceremonies, Celebration and Commencement

Ceremonies, Celebration and Commencement

Genny Sheara, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2022

For the first time in two years, Seattle University is holding an in-person commencement ceremony for graduating students. The event will host over 10,000 members of the Seattle U community, including...

Victory for Scheer; SGSU Restructures Student Leadership

Victory for Scheer; SGSU Restructures Student Leadership

McKenna White, Staff Reporter
May 5, 2022

At Seattle University, springtime means election season for the Student Government of Seattle University (SGSU). This year, a number of positions were up for election, including multiple new positions...

COVID-19 Cases Are on the Rise: Implications for the Seattle U Community

COVID-19 Cases Are on the Rise: Implications for the Seattle U Community

Amanda Taylor, Volunteer Reporter
May 5, 2022

King County has moved from a “low” to “medium” level of COVID-19 cases as of Monday, April 25. With the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) most recent mask and indoor vaccination...

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Earth Month Collaborations Lead Pathways Towards Ongoing Efforts

Matt Parks , Staff Reporter
May 5, 2022

As Seattle University’s celebration of Earth Month comes to an end, it is an opportune time to take the experiences and lessons learned in April into the rest of the year, in a collective effort towards...

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Earth Month Brings Educational and Immersive Opportunities

Matt Parks , Staff Reporter
April 27, 2022

U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis.) teamed up with Senator Pete McCloskey (D-Calif.) and the young activist Denis Hayes to create the first Earth Day celebration in 1970. Earth Day sparked a movement...

Chartwells Employees Voice Continuing Concerns Over Rights and Safety

Genny Sheara, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2022

At 6 a.m. every morning, over 10 thousand Chartwells employees begin their shifts in dining halls across the country. Chartwells Higher Education provides food and dining services to colleges, often employing...

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SEAC and RHA Look to Bring Community Together: A Preview of What’s to Come

Matt Parks , Staff Reporter
February 23, 2022

Every year, the Student Events and Activities Council (SEAC) and Residence Hall Association (RHA) look for ways to enhance campus life and bring the Seattle University community together. This year,...

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SGSU Update: A Look at What’s to Come

Matt Parks , Staff Reporter
February 16, 2022

It’s a hectic time for the Student Government of Seattle University (SGSU), which is currently preparing for the next elections while working to improve campus life. Several projects aimed at serving...

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