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To Straight Folks at Pride: Be Deliberate About the Space You Hold

June 6, 2019

It’s ironic to see a person who called me a faggot in sixth grade celebrating the progress of LGBTQ+ rights, and it’s a strange...

Strength in Storytelling at the Monologues

Strength in Storytelling at the Monologues

May 29, 2019

“Can you all take two collective deep breaths with me before I begin?” Mika Montero said before she started her heart-wrenching...

No, Straight People, Gay Folks Are Not Trying to Convert You

May 23, 2019

Let me start off by saying this: I cannot believe that I am not only writing an editorial about beauty vloggers, but specifically...

Love and Information: A Student-Directed Show

May 15, 2019

Seattle University’s theatre department puts on a wide variety of unique shows during the course of the school year, but one...

Crosscut Festival Returns to Seattle U for Second Year

May 8, 2019

Attendees from across the country came together at Seattle University this past weekend for the fourth annual Crosscut Festival....

Reflecting on the Year Since Sundborg’s Damaging Drag Show Comments

May 1, 2019

“I’m just looking forward to how I can support and how the university’s going to continue to support all students, LGBTQ+...

Queer Prom: Come as Your Natural Self

April 17, 2019

On April 11, the first floor of the student center was full of students dancing with excitement as they celebrated Seattle Unive...

Anything But a Drag: Performances Highlight Queer Experiences on Campus

Anything But a Drag: Performances Highlight Queer Experiences on Campus

April 10, 2019

Last year, copies of The Spectator went missing from the display stands. It was revealed Father David Leigh, S.J., a current professor...

Seattle U Students Help Pass Gender-Inclusive Housing Policy

Seattle U Students Help Pass Gender-Inclusive Housing Policy

March 13, 2019

Seattle University prides itself on its diverse student population and drive to achieve social justice through education of the...

“Think Before You Throw”: Seattle Us’s Continued Progress Towards Clean Recycling

March 7, 2019

Michelle Newblom co-wrote this article. After failing a campus-wide recycling audit, Seattle University sent out a mass email...

Rejected Applications Bring Over $100,000 to Seattle University

Rejected Applications Bring Over $100,000 to Seattle University

March 7, 2019

Seattle University made $447,755 off of the total number of applications in 2018 but where does this money go? The college a...

And Then I Got Fired: Addressing Trans Employment Discrimination

And Then I Got Fired: Addressing Trans Employment Discrimination

January 24, 2019

Gay City, Seattle’s center for LGBTQ people, hosted the show “And Then I Got Fired: On Being Trans, Unemployed, & Surviving...

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