The Spectator

Ferguson and Ruckelshaus Talk Trump and Democracy

Madeline Mesa, Author

January 17, 2018

Can our democracy survive this constitutional stress test? How eerily close does this administration mirror that of Nixon’s? Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Deputy Attorney General Bob Ruckelshaus—who was fired by former President Richard Nixon —answered these and other pressing questions during Thursday’s event. A wide range of ages...

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TEDx Highlights the Innovators and Visionaries at SU

June 1, 2017

Seattle University recently hosted its very own TEDx event called “Shaping Upcoming Generations” that showcased speakers and...

“Unforgettable” Lives up to Its Name for the Wrong Reasons

Madeline Mesa, Author

May 10, 2017

The basic plot line of “Unforgettable” is revenge, but the idea of the revenge- drama is far from ground-breaking, and this film does little to add anything new to the genre. The storyline viewers wander through for an hour and forty minutes is as such: Tessa, played by Katherine Heigl, seeks to ruin the life and marriage of her ex-husband’s...

“Life” Reminds Us Why We Should Be Scared of Space

April 12, 2017

There is a recent Hollywood trend of setting a cast of characters in outer space and have things go terribly wrong in a beautiful...

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Seattleites Veg out at Vegfest

April 5, 2017

The Vegetarians of Washington held their 16th annual Vegfest this Saturday to show off the latest advancements in plant-based...

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Seattle U Tennis Loses in Double Defeat

February 1, 2017

Seattle University women’s tennis team lost 1-6 to University of Washington in a match Saturday at UW’s Nordstrom Tennis Center. CECI...

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Vera Project Hosts “Party Against the Patriarchy”

January 11, 2017

On Friday, Seattle’s Vera Project was packed with Seattle’s hippest and best- dressed youths, there for Itchy B’s Feminist...

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Seattle Becomes Sanctuary for Refugees, Immigrants

November 30, 2016

Moral Mondays hosted a panel this month that explored what it means for Seattle to be a “sanctuary city.” NICK TUR...

Sharon Suh Awarded Prestigious Pigott McCone Chair

November 9, 2016

“I am interested in approaching meditation as a skillful means to heal bodily alienation and effects of racism through practices...

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Kanye Impresses On “The Saint Pablo” Tour

October 26, 2016

Kanye West said he’s the number one most impactful artist of our generation, and has equated himself to the likes of Steve Jobs...

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Feeling Down? Cake Can Help!

October 5, 2016

The Depressed Cake Shop, an event aimed to raise awareness, destigmatize and continue the conversation about mental illness, will...

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Stronger Together: Seattle University’s Unionization Victory

September 28, 2016

After waiting for two years, Seattle University adjunct faculty were officially granted the right to unionize on Sept. 12. The...

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