The Spectator

Red May Event Sparks Capitalism Critiques

Irine Le, Author

May 24, 2018

On the evening of May 20, visitors, students, and faculty members from Seattle University headed over to the Wyckoff Auditorium to attend the Museum of Capitalism presentation. This event on campus was curated by the creators of the Museum of Capitalism, artist duo FICTILIS, Andrea Steves and Timothy Furstnau. Steves and Furstnau also founded of th...

Seattle U Fashion Club is “Ghosting” Fast Fashion

Ky Dye, Author

May 17, 2018

Providing a fashionable alternative to expensive designer clothing and unethical fast fashion, the designs created for this year’s annual Seattle University Fashion Show, “Ghosted,” will be on display at All Pilgrims Christian Church on May 18 starting at 9 p.m. This runway show is fully designed and produced by the Fashion Club of Seattle U (...

Vietnamese Students define Home and Find Community

Frances Divinagracia, News Editor

May 17, 2018

The definition of home often waivers for college students as they are confronted with different routines, living spaces, friends and backgrounds. This year, the Seattle University Vietnamese Student Association (SUVSA) explored these changes during their annual cultural showcase, Xuân. The theme “Nhà ở đâu – Where is home?” encouraged st...

Second Annual Student Mission Day Ignites Conversation

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2018

For the students of Seattle University, there is much rhetoric surrounding the mission throughout their experience. The second annual Student Mission Day, in partnership with Student Government at Seattle University, Alfie Scholars, Diversity and Inclusion and Student Development, brought that discussion to the forefront in a heightened way. The Camp...

Off with No Troubles, SU Drag Show 2018 was the Bubbles

April 16, 2018

What do water and gender expression have most in common? Fluidity. Exploring drag performance with an “Under the Sea” the...


Barrio explores nuances of Filipino Ancestry and Family

March 7, 2018

Family photos and stories lined the hallway leading into Campion Ballroom last Friday for Seattle University’s United Filipino...

Engineers Unite for National Engineering Week

Erika Silva, Author

March 1, 2018

From New York to Seattle, engineers around the nation celebrated National Engineering Week from Feb. 18 to 24. Engineering students at Seattle University took part in the week- long celebration through events such as resume building nights, a seminar with the makers of the Xbox One X and a faculty-student dodgeball game. The National Society of Professional...

Adversity in the Workplace: Narratives from the Black and Brown Panel

Rania Kaur, Author

March 1, 2018

People carry many prejudices, and with that, many ways to justify discrimination. The most visible are race, religion, gender, age and whether or not someone is able- bodied. In terms of race, nearly half of the population of the United States is made up of minorities, and that number is steadily increasing. Those minorities often suffer from racism...

Tint Dance Festival sets the Stage for Artists of Color

Natalie Monahan, Author

January 31, 2018

A fusion of contemporary, hip-hop, tap, Hawaiian and African dance is set to hit the stage at the Tint Dance Festival on Feb. 9-10. The founders of the festival Sue Ann Huang and Arlene Martin, hope to raise critical awareness around racial and ethnic representation in the greater Seattle community by featuring choreographers and dancers of color. The...


Trick or Treat Yourself to These Events

October 25, 2017

It is that witching time here again in Seattle. From ghosts and haunted houses, locks and a creepy basement, sea creatures, pu...


SU Students Host Fundraising Event For “Barefoot College”

March 8, 2017

To most people, education, reading and writing all go hand in hand. Barefoot College, a nonprofit college that helps women in...

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