The Spectator

A Letter from the Spectator to the Class of 2022

The Spectator Editorial Board

April 19, 2018

Dear incoming class of 2022, This past week, many of our stands were empty in some of the most high-traffic buildings on campus. We have received confirmation that at least three of these stands were emptied intentionally and we are disappointed that these stories of Seattle University did not reach your hands at the Accepted Student Open House thi...

We are the Dead. We are the Living.

The Spectator Editorial Board

February 21, 2018

From first grade to high school students, the barrel of a gun and the bullets that follow have found no mercy upon the community of youth that we live among. Each day we sit in a classroom, go to the movies or attend a concert, we are haunted with the thought of whose face will be printed next in the headlines. Who next will rest in in the darkness...

45 years Since Roe v. Wade: Conversations on Abortion Must Stay in the Hands of Women

The Spectator Editorial Board

January 24, 2018

45 years ago, on January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the right to privacy under the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment extended to a woman’s choice to have an abortion. Roe v. Wade, as most people know it, catalyzed a paradigm shift in America life. Legally it prohibited the federal government from banning a...

Stop Sexualizing Breast Cancer Awareness

Rachel Larson, Author

October 18, 2017

With October comes the changing leaves, the sweet scent of pumpkin spice everything and the all too familiar pink ribbon. Breast Cancer Awareness month is difficult to miss; major sports teams represent their support by wearing pink armbands, companies use the color as an advertising technique, and you are bound to see at least one photo of a fundrais...

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