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Students Prepare for Murdock Conference

November 13, 2014

Next weekend, hundreds of student and faculty researchers from Northwest private colleges and universities will gather in Vancouver,...

Editorial: Education to Action

Alaina Bever, Author

October 16, 2014

As Seattle University students, we have been told that we are preparing to be leaders for a just and humane world. We have caught glimpses of what this means in a variety of settings—through classes that challenge us to apply the ethics we’re learning to global problems, through service-learning projects that encourage involvement with diverse communities,...

‘Lucky Lulu’ A Mammoth Addition To Museum

Alaina Bever, Author

April 23, 2014

Just when you thought Seattle couldn’t get any more interesting, local residents have found a name for the mammoth tusk that was discovered in the heart of a Lake Union neighborhood earlier this year. After a naming contest, the tusk was dubbed Lucky Lulu—“Lucky” because the find was just that, and “Lulu” for the abbreviated “Lake...

Swishes For Wishes Hopes For A Slam Dunk

Alaina Bever, Author

April 16, 2014

In case you didn’t get your basketball fix during the regular season, there’s one more game at Connolly Center this spring that should not be missed: the Swishes for Wishes basketball game. Not only is this game a friendly (but fierce) competition between Seattle University students and faculty, but it’s also a nebula of school spirit and a fundraiser...

Stolen Goods: Students Swipe Food not Cards at C-Street

Stolen Goods: Students Swipe Food not Cards at C-Street

April 9, 2014

Theft and pilferage is on the rise at Seattle University’s Cherry Street Market—and Bon Appétit is cracking down on students...

Students Fight For Change on Credit Cap

Alaina Bever, Author

March 12, 2014

The word graduation brings to mind images of success, commemoration, and celebration with friends and family and peers—an exciting milestone. Generally, even students with a few remaining credits are still able to walk at graduation and celebrate with their classmates, and then finish course requirements in the following summer or fall quarters....

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SU Alum Eddie O’Brien’s Legacy Remembered

March 5, 2014

Seattle University lost a beloved member of its community when Eddie O’Brien passed away on Feb. 21 at the age of 83. Eddie... • AP Photo

Seattle Proposes Face ‘Lyft’ For Rideshares

February 26, 2014

Talk of imposed regulations on the popular rideshares such as Lyft and Uber has fueled debate among the Seattle community. If...

2014 Winter Olympics Highlights

Alaina Bever, Author

February 25, 2014

Does anyone else feel like the two weeks of Winter Olympics flew by faster than an Olympic speed skater? With the 2014 Winter Olympics finally drawing to a close on Sunday with the grandiose closing ceremonies, it’s time for the Olympic fever to calm down until the Summer Olympics begin in 2016. If you didn’t get the chance to watch as much...

Men's Club Rowing Gears up For Season

Men’s Club Rowing Gears up For Season

February 19, 2014

If you’re looking to increase your endurance, push your mental toughness to new limits, and become part of a team of friends...

The State of the Student Could Be Stronger

Alaina Bever, Author

February 12, 2014

Do you know how many Seattle University students use tobacco related products? Did you know that SGSU is working on making gender inclusive bathrooms? Or how much value students put on where their tuition dollars are going? The answers to all of these questions and more were revealed this week in the results of the Seattle U State of the Undergraduate...

Concerts Coming to a Venue Near You

Alaina Bever, Author

February 11, 2014

Imagine Dragon fans, get ready. The American rock band is coming to Key Arena in Seattle later tonight. Unfortunately, the concert is already sold out, so fans will have to be creative if they want to find a way to see Imagine Dragons in concert. I don’t know about everyone else, but for me, this seems to happen a lot. The names of bands and artist...

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