The Spectator

“JoJo Rabbit”—Taika Waititi’s Most Confusing Masterpiece Yet

November 6, 2019

In an amusing yet unsettling tale set during late-stage Nazi Germany, “Jojo Rabbit” is film director Taika Waititi’s newest movie. Having premiered at the 44th Toronto Internat...

General Strike Centennial: Seattle Strikes Back

February 13, 2019

Even after a hundred years, the Seattle General Strike holds a place in history as inspiring change. Uniting organized labor on...

The Showbox: The Heart of Seattle’s Music Scene

October 10, 2018

Tucked across the street from the iconic Pike Place Market sign, the Showbox teeters on an uncertain future. “The Showbox is a ...


Isang Bagsak Event Highlights the Importance of Unity

May 3, 2017

When asked about the United Farm Workers grape strike of 1965, we often think of the name César Chávez. What most people don’t...

Lost and Found: Terracotta Warriors at Pacific Science Center

April 12, 2017

The Pacific Science Center opened its doors on Thursday for a preview of its newest exhibition; Terracotta Warriors of the First...

Raiding the Morgue: 125 Years at Seattle U

Tess Riski, Author

October 5, 2016

As if you didn’t already know, what with all the signs and posters plastered on every surface, this marks 125 years since Seattle University was established. Well, actually it marks 125 years since Adrian Sweere, S.J., took over a small parish near downtown and named it the Immaculate Conception Parish School, back in 1891. The school was renamed S...

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