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Gamer Girls Face More Than Just in-Game Villains

Jarrod Gallagher, Author

January 27, 2016

The ways that we tell stories are changing along with the technology that those stories are told with. Video games are just one example of the many new formats we use to communicate our stories. Modern video games contribute to the the art to storytelling, given that the escapism video games allow gives players to the ability to experience identities...

Gallery: Larp in the Park

Nicole Schlaeppi, Author

January 27, 2016

Every other Sunday at 12p.m. a group of Seattleites come together at Volunteer Park for a game of Live Action Role Play (LARP). Photos by Nicole Schlaeppi • The Spectator

Is Seattle U a “Hunting Ground?”

Is Seattle U a “Hunting Ground?”

January 20, 2016

Photo by Cam Peters Edited by Lorna McDonnell The campus climate survey released earlier this year revealed that 3 percent of Sea...

New Film Clubs Stop, Collaborate & Watch

New Film Clubs Stop, Collaborate & Watch

January 13, 2016

It could come as quite a shock to some that, until about a month ago, there had been no film clubs or societies on campus a...

Constructing a Controversy… with Legos

Constructing a Controversy… with Legos

January 13, 2016

When I was a high schooler, checking out great, but oftentimes banned books like “1984,” “Catch-22” and “The Great Gatsby”...

Bollywood Dance Classes-Not Your Typical Dance Class

Bollywood Dance Classes-Not Your Typical Dance Class

January 13, 2016

Shambhavi Mehrotra can barely keep her body from moving when she hears Indian music. If she is in public, one might notice her...

Magic is in the Market, and Not Just for One Day

Nick Turner, Author

December 2, 2015

Everybody has one eye on winter break as the anticipation for home, leisure and time with family builds. But if you’re a college student, unfortunately, the other eye is firmly planted on finals week. For you, the next week will be a raging marathon through a minefield littered with lukewarm coffee, consecutive all-nighters and assignments that you...

Holiday Blockbusters to Watch this Holiday Season

Scott Johnson, Author

December 2, 2015

Illustrated by Emma Fried • The Spectator The Holidays are a time for family, friends and togetherness. They are also a time for some of the best movies of the year, as many of the Awards Season movies are released. Let this guide assist you in deciding which movies to see, whether you are watching with friends and family, or wrapped up in a bl...

Of Color & Other Beautiful Things: A Space for Womxn of Color

Vikki Avancena, Author

November 20, 2015

With all the emotions that permeated the night, I left feeling a deep sense of wholeness—something I haven’t felt in a long time. I attended “Of Color & Other Beautiful Things: A Space Created by Womxn of Color At Seattle University,” last Thursday. The womxn of color group on campus is a mix of individuals who identify with the trauma and...

“Fallout 4” Brings New Life to a Post-Apocalyptic World

November 11, 2015

Imagine waking up in the year 2277 to find that the modern world has been replaced by a post-apocalyptic wasteland littered with...

“The Good Dinosaur:” A Sneak Peek of Pixar’s Visual Mastery

“The Good Dinosaur:” A Sneak Peek of Pixar’s Visual Mastery

November 5, 2015

Imagine a world where the infamous asteroid that killed the dinosaurs missed Earth – a world where a small boy and a young,...

Magic Man John Rotellini: a Show of Illusions, not Tricks

Magic Man John Rotellini: a Show of Illusions, not Tricks

November 5, 2015

A good magician never reveals his secrets; a great one forces you to question whether the tricks can be explained at all. Anyone...

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