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Ballerina Graduate: Leta Biasucci Ends Six Years at SU

Arielle Wiggin, Author

May 24, 2018

Leta Biasucci is graduating after six years as a Seattle University student. Non-traditional college paths are not unusual, and quite a few Seattle U students balance their education with a job or two. However, Biasucci has balanced her education with a particularly unique job–she’s a soloist at the Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB). Biasucci joined ...

Students Propose Gender Inclusive Housing Policy

Hunter Uechi, Author

May 24, 2018

“There is this whole extra obstacle that comes with being trans when you come to Seattle University. Trans students don’t get to have that Seattle University experience because they don’t have a safe and supportive place to live,” third year Ann Marie Zocchi said about the absence of Gender Inclusive Housing. Zocchi serves as one of the representa...

LGBTQ Studies Minor Moves Towards Final Approval

Sofía Muro-Wells, Managing Editor

May 17, 2018

“It’s about time, are the three words that Director of Women and Gender Studies Theresa Earenfight hears most often when telling Seattle University students about the possibility of an LGBTQ Studies minor joining the university curriculum. Having overcome the two biggest hurdles of the approval process, this minor would be a compilation of popul...

Finance for (College) Dummies

Sarah Haghi, Author

May 10, 2018

It’s safe to say that college students and twenty-somethings understand the stress of a $25 night-out that can feel like a stretch for your savings account. It’s stressful trying to manage rent, food, tuition, unspeakable student loans and God-forbid a concert or item of clothing every once in a while. Amid the current volatile political climate, the ...

An Inside Look into SU's Meme Culture

An Inside Look into SU’s Meme Culture

March 15, 2018

Memes: it seems like you can’t throw a digital stone without hitting one. They’re shared via Facebook, Twitter, Reddit—even...

SU Students Plan Walkouts, Push for Legislative Change

Anna Kaplan, Author

March 15, 2018

“These acts of violence should never be welcomed in any community,” Student Government of Seattle University Student Body President Pa Ousman Jobe said regarding mass shootings in the United States. “As students, we choose to use our voices and bodies to be in solidarity with our fellow students and all those that have suffered and still bear...

Skills < Degrees?

Chris Salsbury, Author

April 5, 2017

Today, many citizens believe that a four-year college degree is the only path to home ownership, financial stability and happiness. Dissection of this stereotype reveals that this is not only a recent trend, it may be a misguided one. The idea that good jobs are only attainable with a degree starts with the definition of a “good job.” There used...

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