The Spectator


Take Back the Night: Campus Events Promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 24, 2019

Take Back the Night (TBTN) has been an annual event at Seattle University every April, and this year continued to be a supportive...

Dear Seattle U Community

Guest Writer, Author

May 10, 2018

You are more than a statistic to us. We are not trying to coerce, harm, or prevent anyone affected by sexual violence from seeking help, in whatever capacity you feel is most suitable. We are certified peer health educators and have received training from national leading professionals in the realms of public health, sexual violence prevention and ...

The Ineffectiveness of Mandatory Reporting

Shelby Barnes, Author

April 19, 2018

Last Thursday evening, students, staff and members of the Health and Wellness Crew gathered for three hours on the first floor of the student center to educate and share their experiences concerning sexual assault. This annual event, commonly known as Take Back the Night, is a time for survivors to share their stories in a safe space without worrying abou...


Students Spark Body Positive Dialogue

March 7, 2018

Retouched images of celebrities in magazines and on Instagram almost always lack any evidence of stretch marks, touching thighs...


Cupid & Condoms: How to protect yourself this V-Day

February 14, 2018

Condoms are the most common form of contraception on Seattle University campus and the same trend appears on most college campuses,...

Allegations Emerge: Facing the Realities of Sexual Misconduct

November 15, 2017

Harvey Weinstein, Ben Affleck, James Toback, Kevin Spacey, George H.W. Bush, Andy Dick, Terry Richardson, Ed Westwick and Louis C.K...

HAWC Opens Dialogue on Suicide Among College Students

March 1, 2017

One in 12 university students have contemplated suicide, and two thirds of those don’t seek treatment at all, according to the...

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