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SU, UW  Celebrate Filipino Culture at NWFASA Jam

SU, UW Celebrate Filipino Culture at NWFASA Jam

February 4, 2015

Seattle U’s United Filipino Club collaborated this past weekend with the Filipino American Student Association at UW to put...

Music Notes: Patti Smith’s Brand of Feminism

Maggie Molloy, Author

February 4, 2015

"I remember getting totally pissed off the first time I got a letter that started off with 'Dear Ms. Smith,'" Patti Smith recalled during a 1976 interview with Penthouse Magazine. "A word like 'Ms.' is really bullshit. Vowels are the colors and souls of poetry and speech. And these assholes take the only fuckin' vowel out of the word 'Miss.'" And...

Student Directors are Ready for ‘Action’

Student Directors are Ready for ‘Action’

December 4, 2014

Jessie Koon • The SpectatorThe student directors of Rosa Joshi’s directing class will debut their scenes at the Lee Center next ...

SU Choir Spreads Christmas Cheer

SU Choir Spreads Christmas Cheer

December 4, 2014

photo courtesy of Dr.. Joy Sherman The Seattle U Choir looking festive on the Lemieux Library spiral staircase. It has been a hard yea...

Music Notes: Movember Music Inspiration

Maggie Molloy, Author

November 14, 2014

November is a time of crisp air, colorful leaves, ripe harvest, and, oh yeah, hairy men. For years, pubescent boys and grown men alike have celebrated No-Shave November—and, more recently, Movember—as a way of raising awareness and funds for men's health issues. And so, in honor of this hairy holiday, I have compiled a list of five musicians...

SEAC Jazzes up Fall Ball at the EMP

November 13, 2014

Redhawks will have the chance to party Gatsby-style at Seattle University’s annual Fall Ball this Saturday. Seattle U’s Student Events and Activities Council puts on Fall Ball every year, and it’s often one of the most anticipated events of fall quarter. The upcoming extravaganza is being held at the eclectic EMP Museum, where students...

EMP Takes Indie Games to the Next Level

November 7, 2014

An “Indie Game Revolution” is coming to the Experience Music Project Museum this week in an all-new exhibit showcasing a u...

Why ‘Dear White People’ Hit Home—and Why That’s a Good Thing

Why ‘Dear White People’ Hit Home—and Why That’s a Good Thing

November 7, 2014

I’m a white student journalist at a predominantly white university in a predominantly white city, and I, like many of us in...

The Mouthful: November Recipe Roundup

Caroline Ferguson, Author

November 5, 2014

Ahh, November. When the excitement of a new quarter turns to soul-sucking drudgery, when ballet flats are swapped out for galoshes, when we all wait with bated breath to see if the country will regress by a few decades on Election Day. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Actually, though, November may be my favorite food month. Comfort...

Halloween Movies to Watch in the Dark

Antonio Roa, Author

October 31, 2014

Ahh, beloved Halloween. What better way to spend it than by watching horror movies? Horror movies have always been one of the more contentious types of films discussed. Horror movies seem to generate a missed response from people, whether it’s the graphic content or subjective material. Sadly for many horror films nowadays, it’s not necessarily...

Music Notes: The Undead Spirit of Psychobilly

Maggie Molloy, Author

October 31, 2014

Halloween may only come once a year, but that doesn't mean you can't indulge in spooky tunes all year round. In fact, some musicians have even created an entire musical genre—no, an entire musical subculture—based on horror-themed imagery. Psychobilly began in the 1980s as the mutant child of 1950s rockabilly and 1970s punk. However, it soon ...

‘Coming Out’ of Your Dorm Room

‘Coming Out’ of Your Dorm Room

October 30, 2014

As a space reserved for privacy and comfort, a dorm room can say a lot about its residents. Sophomore Antonia Decker explores...

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