The Spectator


There’s So Many Fish in the Sea, and Maybe They’re at Fall Ball

November 28, 2018

Fall Quarter kicks off the year with a jam-packed calendar of campus events to ease students in to the Redhawk spirit. From student ...

If Michael Bublé is Defrosting, Then So Can I

November 14, 2018

There’s a lot of pain in this world. It’s a miracle on par with walking on water that we even made it through 2018. Singing...

The Art of Jodhpur, India, Now at the Seattle Art Museum

October 24, 2018

For many of the objects on display at Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM) exhibition, “Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts Jodhpur,...

Renee Soliman and Andrew Manley search through racks of funky, affordable pieces in one of Capitol Hill’s many local thrift stores.

Mackle-No-More Fast Fashion

October 18, 2018

The thrift shops of Seattle are the stuff of legends—or famous Macklemore songs. Seattle’s second-hand hype, the musical m...

It’s Jack-O-Lit Fam!

October 18, 2018


World Champion Swimmer Speaks out to Decade of Abuse

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 10, 2018

Federal Way’s Ariana Kukors Smith filed a civil suit in Orange County Superior Court against her former coach Sean Hutchison in February, and is set to be heard in upcoming weeks. Other defendants named include former Olympic swim coach Mark Schubert, Hutchinson’s company Aquatic Management Group, Western Zone Swimming, the King Aquatic Club and Paci...

Putting the School Year to rest and Students to the Test

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 10, 2018

With the combination of fresh sunshine, new Netflix seasons, and seemingly every artist ever dropping an album, the temptation to avoid school responsibilities is heightened as the days left in the quarter decrease. With the end of the school year looming just a week away, the spring quarter “dead week” packs an extra-stressful punch. Redhawks are not lef...

Men’s Baseball finishes strong at WAC Tournament

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 30, 2018

Men’s baseball finished off their season at the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament in Mesa, Ariz., winning two of their four games. They fell short of the title game after a spurt of runs came too late for the Redhawks against New Mexico State. Seattle U’s own redshirt junior Cameron Sterne earned honors on the WAC all-tournament team. The te...

Dialogue around Disabilities on Seattle U Campus Continues

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018

Second year Abby Meyer was in her professor’s office hours when she was told that her disability seemed more like a time-management issue. “I was kind of flabbergasted that it happened,” Meyer said. “It is up to people to have their own opinions about [learning disabilities] but it is not up to them to determine what kind of accomodations peop...

Naef Scholars Last Lecture Draws on ‘Historical Haunting’

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 17, 2018

If you could impart one last piece of wisdom to your peers, had one last chance to speak out on a topic you’re passionate about, what would you talk about? The Last Lecture, presented by the Seattle University Naef Scholars, follows that sentiment. The Last Lecture is an annual event for influential faculty and experts to speak on research and course su...

The Week in Review- May 16, 2018

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 17, 2018

Pastor Sparks Further Controversy at U.S. Embassy— Robert Jeffress, a Dallas evangelical pastor known for his offensive language towards Jewish, Islamic and gay communities, led the opening prayer on Monday for the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Jeffress has been quoted saying “you can’t be saved by being a Jew” and that Mormonism and Islam are ...

Reclaiming “Disabled” through Visibility and Allyship

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 10, 2018

When language is utilized as a means to construct identity, highlighting what words give certain groups power of agency over another is important, especially when discussing stigma on the Seattle University campus. The “Disabled and Proud” photo campaign is an effort by Students for Disability Justice (SDJ) to engage the community and think critica...

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