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Students Save Sandwiches For Homeless

Students Save Sandwiches For Homeless

December 4, 2013

Stocking up at The Cave in the basement of Campion Hall is a common practice among students at the end of the quarter. Items disappear...

Your Life Is Not On Admission’s Newsfeed

Abigail Franzwa, Author

November 20, 2013

Tweets, Instagram pictures, Facebook statuses, Vine posts–social media is increasingly present in young adults’ lives. So much so, in fact, that social media is seeping into the academic and business realms. Universities are starting to take note and some schools even consider applicants’ online presences during the college admission process. Seattle...

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A ‘Chastity Belt’ For The Modern Woman

November 20, 2013

A new crowdfunding campaign has been sweeping the Internet and making waves—a campaign to kick off the production of what many...

Science Versus Humanities: ‘God Help Us All’

Abigail Franzwa, Author

November 13, 2013

For students nowadays, major choice is all about where the money’s at. STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education has been taking the country by storm and its influence is having an impact at Seattle University and its faculty as well. Both the media and universities countrywide have been offering more airtime and more financial...

Students Fed Up with Coke’s Corporate Games

November 13, 2013

New soda machines have been popping up all around campus this year, and fizzing tensions have brought several on campus near the...

Looking into the Past and Future of The Comet

Abigail Franzwa, Author

November 13, 2013

The Comet Tavern has long been a venerable dive bar on the corner of 10th and Pike on Capitol Hill, with a rich history of counterculture and bands across a variety of genres. Despite its well deserved place on a pedestal for the Hillfolk, the Comet was shut down last month due to what most speculate to have been financial troubles. Needless to say,...

Nicole Schlaeppi • The Spectator

Alumni Have Stake in SU, Steak in Mouths

November 6, 2013

Most of the students here at Seattle University depend on some kind of financial support. Fortunately for many students, Seattle...

In Emerald City, Redhawks Top at Going Green

November 6, 2013

Seattle University has long prided itself on being a green school and this year it has the plaque to back it up. On Oct. 30,...

Taylor de Laveaga  • The Spectator

Seattle U Library Makes Room For Jesus

November 6, 2013

On the sixth floor of the library, a new faith based presence has taken up residence. The Institute for Catholic Thought and...

Illinois Welcomes Same-Sex Couples into Marriage

Abigail Franzwa, Author

November 6, 2013

The Illinois General Assembly passed a bill to legalize gay marriage, making it the fifteenth state to do so. Illinois has approved civil unions between gay couples since 2011, but the support of gay marriage has reached a new height with the passing of this bill yesterday. A bill requires 60 votes in the Illinois House to move on to the Senate....

Trevor Umbinetti • The Spectator

Students Fume As Smoking Ban Left To Smolder

October 30, 2013

“I like to smoke in the classroom.” It should be a practice to “split the classroom up,” segregating smokers from nonsmokers. “A...

City Fights Crime with Big Lightbulbs

Abigail Franzwa, Author

October 30, 2013

An officer once told me, “this is Free-attle, we can’t do nothin’ to you,” regarding after-hours lingering in Capitol Hill’s beloved Cal Anderson Park. But city officials are doing their darndest to make sure “closed” means closed. On Aug. 15, Mayor Mike McGinn announced that the flood lights over Bobby Morris playfield would stay on...

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