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The Present and Future of Academia for Faculty—Teaching Amid a Global Pandemic

The Present and Future of Academia for Faculty—Teaching Amid a Global Pandemic

June 8, 2020

At the start of the pandemic, Seattle University faculty were asked to completely overhaul their class lesson plans as the effects...

One Hundred Questions for Fall Quarter

One Hundred Questions for Fall Quarter

June 5, 2020

As spring quarter nears its end, speculation about what exactly fall quarter will look like abounds, and over a dozen Seattle...

Face mask littered on the ground

Structural Racism is Alive in the Midst of a Pandemic

May 15, 2020

Even as many structures of the world seem to be crumbling apart amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the structure of racism remains intact....

Pandemic Puts University in More Financial Strain, Administration Remains Optimistic

Pandemic Puts University in More Financial Strain, Administration Remains Optimistic

May 14, 2020

Seattle University has furloughed 79 staff members and has announced both mandatory and voluntary pay cuts for administrators...

As facemasks become harder to buy, people are turning to making their own

Face Masks: Fashion Forward, or a Step Backward?

May 7, 2020

Today in American culture, the term “face mask” is no longer exclusively used to refer to the newest rejuvenating sheet mask...

For many, stay-at-home orders mean high levels of social isolation.

The Psychological Toll of Self-Isolation

April 26, 2020

When we look back on the COVID-19 pandemic and everything that has unfolded, one of the things we will remember the most is an...

Seattle University Moves Online in an Abundance of Caution for Fears of Coronavirus Transmission

Seattle University Moves Online in an Abundance of Caution for Fears of Coronavirus Transmission

March 12, 2020

Seattle University notified students on March 6 that the university had enacted its Infectious Disease Response Plan and will...

UREC’s “What Makes You Unique?” Project Positive Raises Questions on Accessibility and Communication

UREC’s “What Makes You Unique?” Project Positive Raises Questions on Accessibility and Communication

March 5, 2020

Along a staircase in the Fitness Center of University Recreation (UREC), UREC staff have taped up many pieces of paper. At the...

Seattle University Prepares for COVID-19 Outbreak

Seattle University Prepares for COVID-19 Outbreak

March 5, 2020

After what seemed like a slow spread of the novel coronavirus—specifically the strain, COVID-19—as it came to Washington state...

The beloved Japanese Kewpie doll gets inked for the 'Body of Work' MoPop exhibit.

Making a Mark: The Evolution of Seattle’s Tattoo Culture

February 27, 2020

Coming from the Tahitian word, tatau, which means “to strike,” tattoos have emerged, evolved, and expanded from earlier forms...

Josh Tzeng

Faculty and Staff Share Concerns Regarding University’s Handling of Budget Cuts

February 21, 2020

For the last three years Seattle University has been operating at a financial deficit, prompting a university wide review of all...

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