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Nicole Schlaeppi  • The Spectator

Trans Day of Remembrance Emphasizes Life

December 4, 2013

Seattle University worked with Capitol Hill’s Queer Youth Space to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR)—a...

Few Stoked on the Seattle U Smoke Out

Few Stoked on the Seattle U Smoke Out

December 4, 2013

SGSU President Eric Chalmers and Chair of the Tobacco-Free Campus Exploration Committee (TFCEC) Austin Kawano explained that the...

Kateri Town  • The Spectator

Seattle Drags Its Feet in Walkability, Metro

November 20, 2013

Competition has broken out across the nation for city walkability, and this year it seems Seattle has been left in the dust. In...

Amy Truong  •  The Spectator

Lee Center Brings ‘Our Town’ Into Our Time

November 20, 2013

Thornton Wilder’s small-town play has hit the big city. Seattle University’s production of “Our Town,” which opened...

Are The Spies Still Everywhere?

Veronica Mazzolini, Author

November 14, 2013

The Seattle Police Department recently agreed to take down the controversial WiFi detection equipment in downtown due to spying concerns. You may have seen this equipment if walking in the downtown area recently. On many street utility poles there are white boxes with antennas coming out of them. These are transmitters of WiFi networks called “4th...

Drills, Popcorn Reasons to Sound the Alarm

Veronica Mazzolini, Author

November 13, 2013

For those few students who have classes in the Xavier basement, Oct. 31 was a long afternoon. What turned out to be a fault in the alarm system caused an evacuation of students and professors while the issue was resolved. Recently alarms have been ringing on campus and many students wonder if there is a drill, a real fire, or just a persistent smoke...

Nicole Schlaeppi • The Spectator

Headed Toward Competition? A Ca-Believe It!

November 13, 2013

The a cappella craze has made a lot of noise on the Seattle University campus this year. The school’s oldest a cappella group...

Hockey Iced Out of Media

Veronica Mazzolini, Author

November 7, 2013

Who cares about hockey? But seriously, it seems like hockey is the least valued sports in U.S. media. There are many factors that could be contributed to the lack of coverage, and frankly I’m not sure which one explains it. Hockey is sometimes thought of as the sport of Canada. The Canadian Prime Minister Stephen J. Harper has even written...

Plagued By Printer Problems, People Panic

November 6, 2013

Technology on campus may have improved significantly in recent months, if all of the Office of Information Technology’s emailed...

Worn, Torn and Tattered: The Struggle for Autonomy and the Downside of American Aid

Worn, Torn and Tattered: The Struggle for Autonomy and the Downside of American Aid

November 6, 2013

“Women, men, girls and boys, it is time to be conscious!” This is a call to action from “Muda Waka Sema,” the third...

Why We Love or Hate Netflix

Veronica Mazzolini, Author

October 31, 2013

I am with many who agree that Netflix is probably one of the greatest things ever. I love the accessibly and selection, and more recently, I love the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black; I'm not the only one either. This Netflix original series, created by Jenji Kohan, is based on the real prison experiences of Piper Kerman in...

Alyssa Brandt • The Spectator

Blaze of Gory: Zombies Eat Their Way Into Classrooms

October 30, 2013

Zombies! Look out! They’re coming…into the classroom? The undead craze has crawled out of the big screen and into academics....

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