The Spectator

Soft Spoken Author Met with Loud Applause

Caroline Daniel, Author

November 5, 2015

In a packed ballroom full of students, faculty and community members, a wave of respectful silence fell over the crowd as Ursula Le Guin began reading out loud. Her quiet and calming voice hovered softly over the audience as her words, written in 1971, provoked ideas of climate change, race, income inequality and acquiring a sense of self. Le Guin,...

Pechakucha Night Introduces New Perspectives

Caroline Daniel, Author

November 4, 2015

“Until we undo racism, we will all continue to deal with oppression,” said Nikkita Oliver as she closed her powerful speech to rallying cries from the audience. On Nov. 2 Moral Monday’s Black Lives Matter event held by PechaKucha Seattle in Pigott Auditorium gathered a crowd full of students, faculty and members of the community. CoCo DeCker • the speCtato...

Women’s National Team Rolls Through Seattle

Caroline Daniel, Author

October 28, 2015

Still riding on the wave of their victory at the FIFA Women’s World Cup this past summer, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) played against rival Brazil at CenturyLink Field in an international friendly on Oct. 21. The USWNT came to Seattle as part of their Victory Tour, the fifth game out of 10, that began in August and will conclude this...

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