The Spectator


“I Couldn’t Be More in Love” With the 1975’s Live Shows

May 1, 2019

In between two new albums, The 1975 are back on tour in North America and made a stop at the Washington Music (WaMu) Theater last...


New Music From The Japanese House Has You Falling For Them

March 6, 2019

The Japanese House released their debut album “Good at Falling,” which has both fans and critics praising the band for a stellar...


How to Stay Warm & Look Cool: Frances’ Fashion Guide to the Seattle Winter

February 27, 2019

After wearing a uniform to school all of my life, I was excited to fully embrace the lazy and tired college student look when...

Kanter Presents Budget at Her Last Transparency Forum

February 27, 2019

On Feb. 21 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Vice President of Seattle University Connie Kanter partnered with Student...

Ariana Grande Single Handedly Saved Pop Music

February 14, 2019

Only five short months after the release of her fourth studio album, “Sweetener,” Ariana Grande has released the powerful...

“You Will Be Found” Crying At Dear Evan Hansen

February 6, 2019

Last week, the touring company of “Dear Evan Hansen” made its week-long stop in Seattle for their national tour, and I got...

2019 Oscar Nominations And Winning Predictions

January 24, 2019

The 2019 Oscar nominations were released yesterday morning, filling film enthusiasts with both excitement and dismay over the...

A Brief Inquiry Into The 1975’s New Record

December 5, 2018

With their third studio album, The 1975’s “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships”—released on Nov. 30—sings of postmodernism,...

McCue Curates his Final Stage: The Making of KXSU Forever

Frances Divinagracia, News Editor

May 30, 2018

As the summer is fast approaching, KXSU is moving out of the studio in the basement of Campion and onto the Bellarmine Patio for their last concert of the year, KXSU Forever. This is the brainchild of Promotions Director Jason McCue, who wanted to throw one last KXSU concert before graduating in June. The lineup will feature McCue, Honcho Poncho, Maria...

Vietnamese Students define Home and Find Community

Frances Divinagracia, News Editor

May 17, 2018

The definition of home often waivers for college students as they are confronted with different routines, living spaces, friends and backgrounds. This year, the Seattle University Vietnamese Student Association (SUVSA) explored these changes during their annual cultural showcase, Xuân. The theme “Nhà ở đâu – Where is home?” encouraged st...

Are Summer Classes Really Cheaper?

Frances Divinagracia, News Editor

May 10, 2018

For college students, graduating in four years has always been the ideal plan, but sometimes life can get in the way. Students who are double majoring or need to catch up to graduate on time usually look to taking summer classes to help them out. However, despite the 25 percent reduction on tuition, classes are still too expensive, and the guarantee...

Mainstream Queer Music Emerges at Last

Frances Divinagracia, News Editor

May 3, 2018

With celebrated mainstream artists like Kehlani, Janelle Monae and Hayley Kiyoko bringing rise to songs about queer love and posting about their queerness on social media, the rise of queer music is giving members of LGBTQIA+ community like myself a new sense of representation and self-acceptance. Artists like David Bowie, Prince and Elton John we...

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