The Spectator

Your Holiday Wake Up Call

Shelby Barnes, Author

November 15, 2017

Imagine this (cue Brooklyn accent). You’re at the dinner table. Your mom sitting across from you, your sister adjacent. As you stand up to cut the turkey, you drop the knife. Everyone laughs. It’s cute. Change the scene, and now you’re kneeling in front of a tree. You grab a square box beneath the branches, handing it off to your estranged co...

New York City Makes Lunar New Year a School Holiday

Teresa Hsu, Author

February 17, 2016

This year, for the first time ever, New York City’s public schools gave students a day off for Lunar New Year. This is a landmark achievement for Asians in New York City, where in previous years students had to choose between attending school and celebrating a holiday important to their identities. In 2013, one Lower Manhattan elementary school reported...

Letter From The Editor

Melissa Lin, Author

September 30, 2015

Welcome back, Redhawks. It’s been a few. For those of you who don’t know, we are The Spectator—Seattle University’s student-run campus newspaper since 1933. As a journalist and Seattle U student, I cannot help but notice that readers are becoming more engaged, educated and aware about injustices felt on a cultural, social, political and...

Ten Holly Jolly Holiday Events

December 4, 2014

‘Tis the season for magical nutcrackers, a special red-nosed reindeer, lighted decorations and hanging stockings by the chimney with care. The editorial board selected ...

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Cupcakes Roasting on an Open Fire, and Other Cap Hill Holiday Treats

December 4, 2014

When temperatures hit below freezing, sometimes you need a little holiday treat to warm your spirits. Lucky for you, Capitol Hill’s...

photo courtesy of Dr.. Joy Sherman

SU Choir Spreads Christmas Cheer

December 4, 2014

photo courtesy of Dr.. Joy Sherman The Seattle U Choir looking festive on the Lemieux Library spiral staircase. It has been a hard yea...

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