The Spectator


CAPS’ Growing Unavailability for Seattle University Students

October 31, 2018

As the school year intensifies, Seattle University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) continues to receive a hig...

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...

The Ineffectiveness of Mandatory Reporting

Shelby Barnes, Author

April 19, 2018

Last Thursday evening, students, staff and members of the Health and Wellness Crew gathered for three hours on the first floor of the student center to educate and share their experiences concerning sexual assault. This annual event, commonly known as Take Back the Night, is a time for survivors to share their stories in a safe space without worrying abou...


Students Spark Body Positive Dialogue

March 7, 2018

Retouched images of celebrities in magazines and on Instagram almost always lack any evidence of stretch marks, touching thighs...


CAPS Faces Understaffing and Overbooking

November 9, 2016

Three weeks ago, students witnessed the third presidential debate, were busy preparing for midterms, and some might have scheduled...

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