The Spectator

Letter to the Editor

Volunteer Writers, Author

March 8, 2017

This letter is in response to an op-ed from the March 1, 2017 issue of the Spectator. Dear Spectator, May I offer an opinion on an opinion? Joseph Richter, in his March 1, 2017 op-ed “Eating on Campus with a Visual Impairment” submitted not only a finely crafted piece of writing, but makes a good point. As an Academic English instructor in the E...

Just Like NASCAR, Democrats Need to Turn Left

Volunteer Writers, Author

March 8, 2017

In the past eight years, the Democratic party has managed to lose over a thousand elected positions, including the White House. There are many factors that contribute to these losses, but it is clear that the current campaign strategies are not working. People are leaving the party in droves; many on the left are disillusioned by the way party leaders...

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Op-Ed: A Letter from Sustainable Student Action

January 25, 2017

Dear President Sundborg, We know you’ve now seen your giant likeness hanging alongside that of President Trump. We know that...

Op-Ed: In Response To “Home Sweet Home”

Volunteer Writers, Author

November 30, 2016

Dear Spectator staff, You missed several important elements in your exposé of SU’s purchase of the Jesuit Beaver Lake property: When you continually said home, you should have said property (as you rather luxuriously articulate at the beginning—which make the article sound like an exposé); the property is more significant than just t...

Critic’s Corner: “Fantastic Beasts” Delights

November 30, 2016

November saw the release of the highly-anticipated spin-off prequel to the Harry Potter series, “Fantastic Beasts and Where...

Critic’s Corner: “Moonlight” Enraptures Hearts

Volunteer Writers, Author

November 30, 2016

Race, gender, class, sexuality, and difficult life circumstances are topics often discussed at Seattle University. Most incoming students realize this before submitting their applications. These conversations tend to be filled with intensity, anger, and urgency as radical changes to those systems of oppression are demanded immediately so liberation...

Op-Ed: Response to the Presidential Election

Volunteer Writers, Author

November 16, 2016

To the Seattle University Community, on behalf of the Alfie Scholars of Seattle University, We, the inaugural cohort of the Alfie Scholars program at Seattle University, offer this response to the results of our nation’s recent Presidential election. Seattle University’s mission for a just and humane world compels us, as civility leaders,...

JESSICA DOMINGO • THE SPECTATOR

Men’s Soccer Rolling Into WAC Tournament

October 26, 2016

Seattle University Men’s Soccer team remains undefeated in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and they continue to push through...

CECI ESTELA • THE SPECTATOR

2016 World Series Preview

October 26, 2016

Even before the first pitch is thrown, the 2016 World Series has already made history by featuring two teams looking to end long-enduring...

KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR

Men’s Soccer Picks up Win at Home

October 19, 2016

This past week, Seattle University Men’s Soccer team continued to work hard and move forward in the Western Athletic Conference...

SAMIRA SHOBERI • THE SPECTATOR

A Life of Fashion: Sam Exhibit Showcases Yves Saint Laurent

October 19, 2016

With the release of their newest exhibit “Yves Saint Laurent: The perfection of Style”, the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) welcomes...

CECI ESTELA • THE SPECTATOR

Deadline Nearing for EMP Battle of the Bands

October 19, 2016

For bands and musicians under 21 who harbor dreams of one day performing at venues like Bumbershoot, Sasquatch! Music Festival,...

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