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“Invisible for Too Many:” Custodians Win First Union Contract

“Invisible for Too Many:” Custodians Win First Union Contract

May 16, 2018

“The plan for them is looking for one janitor who they want to make a janitor-and-a-half,” Oscar Salas said, explaining t...

Title IX and Reporting Sexual Misconduct

Elise Wang, Director of Photography

May 10, 2018

Late one night during her freshman year, Jane* got into an Uber she had ordered off campus. She got back and waited in her room without changing her clothes. When it was time, she went to the emergency hour appointment at Seattle University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS. Though Jane had hoped to talk to the counselor she usually t...

Undergraduate Students Compete for Research Prize

Frances Divinagracia, News Editor

May 3, 2018

While some undergraduate students work on research paper and projects solely for a grade, others have taken it a step further for their work to be recognized through publication and presentation. Seattle University has provided these opportunities to help students take it to the next level. A group of Writing Center consultants proposed the idea t...

‘I hope those students resist’: SU’s Queer Community Responds

April 25, 2018

Growing up in a small, conservative town in Washington State, Mina Gibbs came out when she was 15 years old. Because of her sexual...

Students with Disabilities Make Their Own Space on Campus

Sarah Haghi, Author

April 19, 2018

Higher education is riddled with challenges for students with disabilities. At Seattle U, our disabilities services put a lot of energy and effort into making this campus a good learning environment for those students. Yet, there are still many unanswered questions regarding how well-adapted our campus is for students with disabilities. Molly McCabe is the ...

Laughing Yet? Satire becomes a Medium for the Informed

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2018

Whether it be John Oliver ripping into the latest White House Scandal, a wacky yet oddly relatable article from The Onion or an outlandish headline published by Seattle University’s Hard Copy Satire, satirical material is all around us. At its most basic level, satire is the use of humor to reveal or critique something. It comes in many...

Tokenizing Students of Color for the Seattle U Brand

March 16, 2018

When it comes to branding a university, authenticity and consistency are key. However, when it comes to offering one unified experience...

MRC Struggles to Merge with Arts and Sciences

MRC Struggles to Merge with Arts and Sciences

March 7, 2018

Interim Provost Bob Dullea announced last May that, among a laundry list of changes, Matteo Ricci College (MRC) would merge with...

Is Our Campus Safe?

Is Our Campus Safe?

February 28, 2018

The bell rang 17 times last Thursday at the Chapel of Saint Ignatius, and 17 flowers were set afloat in the reflection pond below...

Personal Essays on Black History Month

February 22, 2018

In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard-trained educator, working with the Association for the Study of Negro Life established Black...

An Inside Look into Seattle U’s Lesser-known Sex Sub-culture

An Inside Look into Seattle U’s Lesser-known Sex Sub-culture

February 14, 2018

The hallmark of holidays is here at our doorstep. From freshly delivered roses to polishing handcuffs, the intimacy of Valentine’s...

Traveling back in time to Seattle University’s Sports Hall of Fame

Traveling back in time to Seattle University’s Sports Hall of Fame

February 7, 2018

From beating the Globetrotters to allowing women on the men’s team to boasting an alumni as the first American to summit Mount...

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