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Good Neighbor Cafe sells ethically-sourced cacao tea packaged in eco-friendly compostable bags for customers to purchase, supporting children’s education in Guatemala.

Good Neighbor, More Than Good Coffee

January 23, 2020

In the sea of ever-growing housing developments and remodels of Capitol Hill, one house may catch your eye on 19th and Spruce....

A photo provided by Brian Baird of the group of students, he alleges some of them yelled at the University of Washington goalie.

Seattle U Students Accused of Yelling Racist, Sexist Remarks at UW Soccer Player During NCAA Tournament

November 21, 2019

A group of Seattle University students were allegedly heard shouting sexist and racist jeers at a University of Washington (UW)...

In the Capitol Hill neighborhood there are two Planned Parenthood clinics within walking distance of campus.

SU President Removes Planned Parenthood Reference—Deems it Incompatible With Jesuit Universities

October 9, 2019

President Fr. Stephen V. Sundborg S.J. is defending his decision to remove Planned Parenthood from a list of student resources...

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Seattle U Decides to Remove Planned Parenthood from Student Resources List

October 3, 2019

Faculty, staff and students are criticizing the decision by Seattle University to remove Planned Parenthood as a student resource from the university’s website following a request by a national pro-life group.

Parents and Care Providers Race to Find New Location for Mother's Place

Parents and Care Providers Race to Find New Location for Mother’s Place

June 5, 2019

Mother’s Place, a Capitol Hill daycare center that has been providing quality daycare within the neighborhood for over 30 years,...

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Social Professor Speaks with Naef Scholars on Activism

June 5, 2019

Associate Professor of Sociology at Seattle University Rachel Luft hosted an event in which she spoke about her experience with...

Faculty Gets a Salary Bump as Lack of Transparency Continues

June 5, 2019

As a private university, Seattle University is not required to release any information on faculty pay rates. Through the work...

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Honorary Degrees Come in Threes: Recipients Granted Recognition

June 5, 2019

Like many universities, Seattle University chooses prestigious individuals to receive an honorary degree each year at graduation. Though...

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Interfaith Fair Provides Open Space for Communities of Faith

May 29, 2019

Under a warm afternoon sun, Seattle University’s Campus Ministry held the first Interfaith Fair. On May 23, students and staff...

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Panelists Discuss Lasting Effects of Segregation in Schools

May 22, 2019

In 1954, the United States Supreme Court decided in the Brown v. Board of Education case that segregated school programs were...

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“With the Writer, for the Reader:” SUURJ Launches Third Volume

May 22, 2019

Seattle University’s Undergraduate Journal (SUURJ) is nearing the publication of its third volume, set to launch May 31. Gaining...

Survey Says: Microaggressions Facing Graduate Students

May 15, 2019

Based on the results of a recent survey put on by the Graduate Student Council (GSC) that found a significant percentage of graduate...

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