The Spectator

How Location and Culture Keeps Xavier Separate and Why it Will Never Change

J. Adrian Munger, Author

February 27, 2013

Of all the residence halls, Xavier is certainly the loneliest. Situated in a corner of campus, Xavier is physically the most remote residence hall at Seattle University. But the gap between Xavier and the rest of campus is much deeper and more subtle than geographic distance. The gap is a cultural one. Xavier is a Global House, meaning it plays host...

We’ve Got a Lot to Say About Valentine’s Day

The Spectator Staff

February 8, 2013

SUCK IT UP, SINGLES Kellie Cox A&E Editor Valentine’s Day brings out the worst in single people. Every single year, jaded singletons bitch about Feb. 14 as if they didn’t see it coming. We’ve heard it all: “It’s just a stupid Hallmark holiday,” “Self-respecting women don’t support celebrations of misogyny,” “He bought you a te...

Development Boom Changing the Face of Capitol Hill

January 30, 2013

Sitting in a Capitol Hill alehouse you have just finished reading the latest release of “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald....

Tragedies Trigger Nationwide Reaction to Gun Control Issues

January 23, 2013

On Jan. 13, the rumble of over 1,000 Washingtonians could be heard as they trekked up 4th Ave. from Westlake Park to the Seattle...

The Spectator Chats With ‘Confessions’ Creator: Anonymous Posts Are Something to Gossip About

January 17, 2013

Number 289 hates pants. Number 247 doesn’t know what social justice is. Number 332 thinks this is the most exciting thing...

A Seattle Story: Gangs Dance Across Territory Lines & Under The Radar

Caroline Ferguson, Author

November 28, 2012

Another day, another timely warning notification. They come with regularity, reminding us of the realities of the neighborhood in which we live. Skim them, and you just might enjoy a blissfully ignorant four years. Pore over them, and the paranoia will likely set in once you realize just how close those cross streets are. Most of us only have a vague...

Gluten Intolerance: Take it with a Grain…

November 14, 2012

Think about your diet. The average college student probably eats primarily cereal, bread and pasta. A constant carbo load. Yet,...

Illustrations by Celine Baldevia

Privilege and Poverty: Reconciling SUYI with the Ethical Problems of Service

October 24, 2012

Illustrations by Celine Baldevia The Seattle University Youth Initiative 2012-2015 Action Plan, which presents the findings from the first two...

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