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College of Arts and Sciences Letter about Solidarity and Changing the Culture of Anti-Blackness at Seattle U and Beyond

College of Arts and Sciences Letter about Solidarity and Changing the Culture of Anti-Blackness at Seattle U and Beyond

June 3, 2020

We are members of the faculty and staff at Seattle University’s College of Arts and Sciences, and we are angry. We are angry...

The Spectator’s Official Message to Stand with Black Students and Uphold Our First Amendment Rights

The Spectator’s Official Message to Stand with Black Students and Uphold Our First Amendment Rights

June 3, 2020

In the wake of current events not only in Seattle but across the nation, we recognize that it is The Spectator’s responsibility...

Ashlee Day, the assistant director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, speaks to attendees on the importance of speaking out and using your voice.

Black History Month Kicks off With Conversation About BLM

February 13, 2020

February is upon us, which means so is Black History Month. We keep intentional remembrance throughout the entirety of February...

SSA Members continue the Fight for Campus Change

Keith Beasley, Author

February 21, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once said, “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” On Seattle University campus, a club called Sustainable Student Action (SSA) is involved with social justice issues like adjunct faculty unionization and divestment. During their latest meeting on Feb. 13, they spoke...

Black Lives Matter Week of Action is in Full Swing

Erika Silva, Author

February 7, 2018

February is Black History Month and on Monday Feb. 5, teachers and staff around Seattle wore Black Lives Matter t-shirts in their classrooms as a part of the nationally-coordinated “BLM Week of Action.” Seattle University’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) sold BLM t-shirts with an additional Seattle U logo. Their staff and student...

The Week in Review: February 7th, 2018

JahMansa O'Farrow

February 7, 2018

Trayvon Martin would turn 23 this week— Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a police officer nearly six years ago. On Feb. 5 he would have turned 23. According to Martin’s dad, his son, then a teenager, stepped out from The Retreat at Twin Lakes community for snacks around 7 p.m. that February evening during the halftime of the NBA...

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