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Bulgogi, marinated beef, from Bonchon, a restaurant known for selling traditional Korean food at fair prices.

BONCHON: WINNER, WINNER, PRETTY GOOD CHICKEN DINNER

April 10, 2019

Bonchon is finally open in Seattle, and everyone with an Instagram account is there. Well, not really, but while you are waiting...

Common Texts Invite Complex Conversations

January 23, 2019

This coming fall, incoming Seattle University students will arrive on campus with books in hand, one of those books being Ijeoma ...

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Seattle U Community Gears Up for the Viaduct Shutdown

January 17, 2019

Amid the Alaskan Way Viaduct shutdown, members of the Seattle University community find themselves affected by the structure fac...

Ballerina Graduate: Leta Biasucci Ends Six Years at SU

Arielle Wiggin, Author

May 24, 2018

Leta Biasucci is graduating after six years as a Seattle University student. Non-traditional college paths are not unusual, and quite a few Seattle U students balance their education with a job or two. However, Biasucci has balanced her education with a particularly unique job–she’s a soloist at the Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB). Biasucci joined ...

SU makes Progress Toward better Maternity Leave Policies

Arielle Wiggin, Author

May 3, 2018

Up until recently, Seattle University’s maternity leave policy has created near-unnavigable barriers for employees planning to have children through foster care, childbirth and adoption. The former maternity leave policy meant that the only option for employees who were planning to have children was to accummulate their sick days in an attempt to...

Seattle University Students You’ve Never Seen on Campus

Arielle Wiggin, Author

April 25, 2018

The ballet dancers at Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) typically start their day with technique class at 9:30 in the morning. They have more classes and rehearsals until 6:30 p.m. and, on the occasional day when the they don’t have performances or other company engagements, 15 dancers gather for a class taught by a Seattle University professor. The class is a part ...

Recently Passed Bill Poses Threat to Sex Workers

Arielle Wiggin, Author

April 19, 2018

Last week, President Trump signed a bill package into law that had many internet commenters celebrating the president for finally signing a common-sense, pro-woman measure into law. SESTA-FOSTA are two bills hailed by politicians as a victory for sex-trafficking victims. These bills have been promoted as positive measures that anyone who cares about the...

Avoiding your Thoughts? Listen to one of these Podcasts!

Arielle Wiggin, Author

March 1, 2018

When the iPod first debuted in the early 2000s, people finally had a portable way to store and download podcasts. Since then, podcasts have continued to grow in popularity. In 2015, nonfiction crime podcast “Serial” was the first podcast to receive a Peabody Award. Talking to Seattle University students indicated that popular podcast topics that...

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An Inside Look into Seattle U’s Lesser-known Sex Sub-culture

February 14, 2018

The hallmark of holidays is here at our doorstep. From freshly delivered roses to polishing handcuffs, the intimacy of Valentine’s...

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Students Open Late Night Snack Company

February 7, 2018

Unfortunately, I have spent many late hours in the second floor computer lab of Seattle University Lemieux Library. In a fog of...

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