The Spectator

Get Fit In Seven Minutes

Alaina Bever

October 8, 2013

It goes without question: college students are busy. We run from class to class, filling in gaps in our schedules with every activity under the sun. We go from sports practice to dance rehearsal to several club meetings, volunteering,...

Seattle U Student is New Cigar Guy

Emily Hedberg

October 8, 2013

In 2010, Tiger Woods was theoretically supposed to be the focus of the Ryder Cup. (Actually, Woods is realistically the only focus in golf period—maybe that Bubba guy too—but that is beside the point.) All attention was...

Should coaches be making this much money?

Bianca Sewake

October 7, 2013

Infographic via DeadspinA quick look at this map shows just how profitable college sports have become. In most states, coaches make the most of any public employee. Which public official in your state has the highest earnings...

Balls Out: Let’s talk underrated sports

Emily Hedberg

October 3, 2013

In lieu of the story published in the October 2 edition of The Spectator, “Pole Dance Spins into the Spotlight,” I am writing today—as a member of a classically underrated sport—to defend both pole dancing and all those...

The Dark Cloud That Hangs Over Football

Alaina Bever

October 1, 2013

The world of sports is a place of triumph, victory and celebration. Fans get excited about their favorite teams and players. Entire cities dress in team colors for big games. Friends become rivals as opposing teams match up week...

The Seattle U Fall 2013 Sports Preview

Alaina Bever

September 25, 2013

Golf Seattle University’s golf teams are looking to be on-par this season as coach Marc Chandonnet takes the lead and drives the team towards wins. Of the nine additions to the teams this year, three are Washington state ch...

The Benefits of Being Lazy

September 25, 2013

Everyone loves a little healthy competition, but some of us aren’t interested in breaking a sweat all too often. I admit that I’m lazy when it comes to physical activities. So I dove into researching “sports for lazy people.” What...

A Harrowing Horse Tale Threatens the Equestrian Industry

Emily Hedberg

September 24, 2013

Seven years ago in Connecticut, a horse with the precious name of Scuppy, tore off a large portion of a young boy’s cheek. Despite a disturbing image that comes to mind when visualizing this incident, and despite it being...

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