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B-ball Players Demand Respect, Representation

October 23, 2014

For many, women’s and men’s basketball conjure very different expectations. Longstanding jokes among the sporting community...

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Notorious Mars Hill Pastor Resigns

October 22, 2014

Nicole Schlaeppi • The SpectatorOne of the many Mars Hill churches in the greater Seattle area located in the center of d...

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Coming Out: Yes, it Still Matters

October 15, 2014

Jessie Koon • The SpectatorWritten messages supporting the LGBTQ community could be seen throughout the student center on National Coming Out D...

Death in Classic and Contemporary Film

Darlene Graham, Author

October 15, 2014

Graceful, gratuitous, or simply egregious, death in film is here to stay. Mortality is a recurring theme that transcends genre, time period and cultural context. This Thursday, American playwright and director Dr. Daniel Sullivan will come to Seattle University to speak about the powerful medium. The event, titled “Death in Classic and Contemporary...

Seattle’s Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

October 9, 2014

Showcasing films that are both critically-acclaimed and that have amassed a cult following, the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival...

CitySoil Farm Takes Root in Renton

Darlene Graham, Author

October 9, 2014

Many people have the environmental-conservation basics down: Reusable water bottles and a bin for compost in one’s kitchen are a must. So is buying organic foods whenever possible. But terms like socially sustainable food systems, urban farming and recycled water may not necessarily be in the average person’s ecological repertoire. CitySoil Farm...

Hugo House Hosts Native Prose Writers

Darlene Graham, Author

October 1, 2014

“There is a great literary scene [in Seattle], but I still think there’s work to be done to spotlight more representative voices of Native Americans or indigenous people,” said Casandra Lopez (of the Chicana, Cahuilla, Luiseno and Tongva tribes). This Friday, Lopez and two other female Native American prose writers will share that spotlight...

Students Greeted By Activist Flyers

Students Greeted By Activist Flyers

October 1, 2014

During Welcome Week many students were confused by anonymous pamphlets found pushed under doors in residence halls. The message...

Housing Makes Space For New Students

Darlene Graham, Author

September 24, 2014

If you thought having one roommate was challenging, try having three. That’s the situation that some new students have found themselves in as Housing and Residence Life converted residence hall lounges into four-person suites to make room for incoming students. “Based on the last number I heard, we are at 110% capacity,” said Director of Housing...

Being A Working Artist With SUVAIR Hirata

Darlene Graham, Author

June 4, 2014

For James Hirata, mindfulness is the key to producing truly great art. As the 2014 Seattle University Visual Artist in Residence (SUVAIR), Hirata is eager to instruct the next generation of up-and-coming artists. During his six-month residency beginning July 7 and ending January 9, Hirata will work with scholars and students from a variety of disciplines,...

Students Protest, Mega-Mad Over Appeal

Darlene Graham, Author

June 4, 2014

Seattle University’s contingent and adjunct faculty unionization efforts remained promising as students publically allied with professors in an on-campus rally. In a march from the Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons to the Administration building on Friday, May 30, students chanted and cheered in support for their contingent professors...

#YesAllWomen: Tragedy Spurs New Conversation on Silent Epidemic

#YesAllWomen: Tragedy Spurs New Conversation on Silent Epidemic

May 28, 2014

* This Article has been edited Elliot Rodger thought he was entitled to a woman’s love. So much so, that he killed for it. The 22-year-old made national news this week after he allegedly m...

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