The Spectator

The Naked Truth About Seattle U Firewall

Alaina Bever, Author

April 11, 2013

It came as a shock to many Seattle University students when well-known websites were suddenly blocked by a new firewall put in place by the Office of Information Technology (OIT). Under the new system, a plethora of websites known to cause viruses, spam and various forms of malware were blocked from use through SU Secure, the campus wireless system....

This Just In: Seattle Times Says No to Free News

March 6, 2013

This March, Seattle residents will have to start paying up to receive their news online. Last week, the Seattle Times announced...

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Harlem Shake Craze Causes Controversy

March 6, 2013

“Do the Harlem Shake!” If you’ve been on YouTube recently, then you probably have seen that phrase followed by a group...

Craigslist Hook-ups End in Robbery, Assault

February 7, 2013

1. Contact stranger on Craigslist to meet up for sex. 2. Have sex with stranger. 3. Stranger beats you up and robs you. Call...

The Spectator Chats With ‘Confessions’ Creator: Anonymous Posts Are Something to Gossip About

January 17, 2013

Number 289 hates pants. Number 247 doesn’t know what social justice is. Number 332 thinks this is the most exciting thing...

New Media Changes Coverage of Crime

Olivia Johnson, Author

January 16, 2013

It was once the responsibility of trench-coat clad reporters, hunkered down in newsrooms until the wee hours of the morning, cigarette smoke circling to the clack of typewriters and the ring of telephones with the latest news tip, to uncover and report on clandestine crimes, aided only by informants and a reporter’s notebook. Or, at least that’s...

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