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First Small Victory In One Big Battle

Alexa McConville

June 3, 2015

After several months of unrest, students and staff against the OMA and ISC merger won a small victory. Michele Murray sent out an email early this week announcing the delay of the merger, stating that it would be paused until...

An Ode To Graduating (Spec)tator Tots

Melissa Lin

June 3, 2015

To the graduating Spectator staff: You have been with me through it all. You guided me when I was a volunteer writer with a healthy fear of the editors I would soon call my friends. As a staff writer you encouraged me to pursue...

2015 BAHL Cohort A Great Start

Caroline Ferguson

May 27, 2015

The students in the 2015 Bachelor of Arts in Humanities for Leadership cohort were some of the first people I met at Seattle University. Matteo Ricci College freshmen arrive on campus a few days early, and students from all...

On Last Week’s Cover

The Spectator Staff

February 11, 2015

Last week the Spectator ran a feature piece about Seattle University’s decision to become a tobacco-free campus. We teased the story on the front cover with what seemed to the editorial and design team to be a provocative and...

Letter From The Editors

The Spectator Staff

February 6, 2015

It has come to our attention that some of the content in this week’s Spectator issue could be troubling. We are currently reflecting on the content and gathering information so that we can respond to the issue in a way that...

Guest Op-Ed: Streaking is Not Sexual Harassment

Letters to the Editor

June 15, 2014

If you haven’t heard the buzz about Senior Streak at Seattle University, here it is. It is a timeless tradition where seniors share their excitement about their amazing accomplishments and have a bit of liberated fun. I remember...

Guest Op-Ed: We Should Be Angry

Letters to the Editor

June 15, 2014

Though I was not able to participate physically in the senior streak, as I was traveling home that day, I feel as though I participated in conversation with my fellow students. As a student who feels as though I am fairly active...

Guest Op-Ed: A Week-Long Game of Cat and Mouse

Letters to the Editor

June 15, 2014

The Senior Streak has, since its inception, been a mindless and innocuous (provided participants don’t trip and fall) event. It neither seeks nor wants University approval—isn’t that, at least in part, the point? Moreover,...

Grand Theft Auto Not So Grand for Women

The Spectator Staff

September 25, 2013

Although there are female gamers throughout the world, one game in particular has not made itself very femme-friendly as of late. “Grand Theft Auto V” was released on Sept. 17 by Rockstar Games. Its vast fan base helped...

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