The Spectator

To Straight Folks at Pride: Be Deliberate About the Space You Hold

June 6, 2019

It’s ironic to see a person who called me a faggot in sixth grade celebrating the progress of LGBTQ+ rights, and it’s a strange...

No, Straight People, Gay Folks Are Not Trying to Convert You

May 23, 2019

Let me start off by saying this: I cannot believe that I am not only writing an editorial about beauty vloggers, but specifically...

My Queen, Reawakened: Marina Returns Without the Diamonds

May 8, 2019

After a four-year hiatus, Marina Diamandis opens her latest album with the line, “I envy the birds high up in the trees; they...

Reflecting on the Year Since Sundborg’s Damaging Drag Show Comments

May 1, 2019

“I’m just looking forward to how I can support and how the university’s going to continue to support all students, LGBTQ+...


Seattle U Pays Small Settlement Fee to Dismiss Adjunct Lawsuit

April 24, 2019

A judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by a former Seattle University adjunct professor in early January against the university, which a...

Robbery Investigation Stalls, SU Pursues Internal Action

Robbery Investigation Stalls, SU Pursues Internal Action

April 17, 2019

After an attempted strong-arm robbery on April 1, the victim will not be cooperating with the police investigation, according to ...


Perpetrators of Assault on Uber Driver May Be SU Students

April 3, 2019

A group of three people assaulted and attempted to rob an Uber driver on April 1 at the intersection of 11th and Madison. All...

Noname on-stage at Seattle's Showbox at the Market on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

Noname But Lots Of Personality At Seattle Concert

March 13, 2019

With a glowing neon light that said “ROOM 25” blinking behind her performance, punctuating every verse of the deeply personal...

Outgoing CFO Celebrates Time, Expresses Divestment Regrets

Josh Merchant, Investigative Editor

March 7, 2019

Seven years ago, as Executive Vice President Tim Leary was considering Connie Kanter for the job as Chief Finance Officer, he wanted to know what kind of experience she had in higher education. And speaking about herself, Kanter said she quite frankly didn’t have any. “[I have an] incredible appreciation that the university took a chance on ...

Stop, Drop, And Retrograde: The Truth About Mercury

March 6, 2019

Every few months, Mercury retrograde waltzes into our already messy lives, knocking over metaphorical tables and breaking metaphorical...

Activists Demand Accountability at Trial Demonstration

February 21, 2019

Demonstrators gathered outside the Student Center on the morning of Feb. 19 to put on a mock trial, challenging Seattle University’s...

That’s So… Astreaux

February 18, 2019

Thank God It's Finally Pisces SZN Well folks, at the moment that I’m writing to you on Friday afternoon, it’s still #...

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