The Spectator

Green Seattle Day Helps Seattle Remain the Emerald City

November 8, 2017

Last weekend, a flurry of snow engulfed Seattle, marking the beginning of the city’s sweater weather season. Even with the surp...

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Seattle Mayor Promises to Make Streets Emissions Free by 2030

November 8, 2017

New York City, Paris, Mexico City, London and eight other cities including Seattle, have signed onto the C40 Fossil Fuel Free Str...

SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR

Amid Destruction of California Fires, Seattle U Supports Students

October 18, 2017

California has become a fiery inferno with multiple fires ravaging towns in the north and south. It started last Sunday, Oct. ...

Privilege Does Not Entitle Us to Happiness

Guest Writer, Author

October 11, 2017

I distinctly remember my friend Oscar’s response when we asked him about his tuition. He responded genuinely yet enthusiastically, “Oh, it’s a lot, about 400 dollars a quarter,” and the look in his eyes told me it was something he valued very much. My heart sank a little because we pay more than 40 times that amount for a degree some students...

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Russell Wilson Leads Seattle in Going Strawless

October 11, 2017

Russell Wilson has been making an impact both on and off the field. Apart from leading the Seattle Seahawks to a 16-10 win ove...

CONNOR MERRION • THE SPECTATOR

Garbology Event Seeks to Limit University Waste

October 11, 2017

How much trash does Seattle University send to landfills on a daily basis? Garbology II: Return to Trash Mountain, hosted by Fac...

BAILEE CLARK • THE SPECTATOR

Chasing Coral: Diving into Ocean Conservation

October 4, 2017

Within our lifetime, the ocean may become a graveyard filled with the barren skeletons of millions of animals. In the not-so-di...

NICK TURNER • THE SPECTATOR

SU Students Shut Down Chase Bank, Keystone Pipeline

May 10, 2017

It was a typical Monday morning at the Chase Bank on Marion and Madison Street. Cars drove by as customers went in and out of...

EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR

Climate Action Summit Offers Multiple Paths to Activism

May 3, 2017

The People’s Climate Action Summit may have operated out of a single floor in the administration building, but its impact went...

An Aztec dancer standing in front of a statue of Sealth, the Chief of the Suquamish and Duwamish after whom the city of Seattle is named.

Peace and Protest on May Day

May 3, 2017

Thousands took to the streets on Monday in one of Seattle’s most peaceful May Day protests ever. Various groups marched through...

SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR

Earth Week Invigorates the Effort for Sustainability at SU

April 26, 2017

Last week was the 47th annual Earth Day, and people around the world participated in events like the March for Science in an effort...

SU Ecochallenge Kicks Off Its Fourth Year

April 12, 2017

“There is something to explore and learn for everyone, whether you are new to sustainable living or a long-time practitioner,”...

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