The Spectator


Seattle U’s Own Peter Parker Steps Up as Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal, baseball and politics are a few of Alec Downing’s favorite things. With interests spanning from arts &...

Seattle Mariners Robinson Canó Suspended for 80 Games

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018

The Seattle Mariners will have to survive the next several months without second baseman Robinson Canó who has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for furosemide. Furosemide is not a performance enhancing drug (PED) itself, rather it is a diuretic. Diuretics are used to increase the passing of urine and are classified by Major League ...

Week in Review: May 9, 2018

Bailee Clark, Author

May 10, 2018

Kilauea Spits Lava and Gas on Hawaii— On Hawaii’s Big Island, the most active volcano, Kilauea, is continuing to eject lava and toxic fumes, forcing residents to flee. On May 1, cracks were observed on the mountain and then a magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook the island, the island’s largest quake in 42 years. Data shows that around 1,000 earth...

What it Costs to be a Seattle Sports Fan

Rania Kaur, Author

April 25, 2018

Besides the lack of a basketball team, Seattle offers almost every other sport—from the famed Seattle Seahawks to the Seattle Sounders to a potential hockey team. With baseball season currently in swing, you can catch a Mariners game, or gear up for the football season by buying a ticket now. However, with so many incredible sports teams comes high ti...

Mariners almost get the Home Sweep against Oakland

Caylah Lunning, Author

April 19, 2018

This past weekend, the Seattle Mariners played against the Oakland A’s for a three-game series at Safeco Field. With an energetic Seattle crowd, the Mariners have the right recipe to hopefully end their 16-year playoff drought. The Mariners started their series off on Friday night where the home team hosted college night. Various college students...

Mariners 2018 Season in Full Swing

Caylah Lunning, Author

March 7, 2018

The Seattle Mariners have officially started off their 2018 season. However, controversy surrounds the Mariners as they are currently in a 16-year playoff drought. The Mariners’ playoff drought is the longest time a United States professional sports team has not had a playoff berth. Following close behind the Mariners is NFL team Cleveland Browns,...


Mariners Keeping Heads above Water amid Injuries

May 18, 2017

The Seattle Mariners have stumbled to an 18-21 record to start the 2017 baseball season. Injuries and bad luck have marred what...


Mariners Look to Break Playoff Drought

April 5, 2017

It’s spring time and the sun is out (kind of), which means that it’s baseball time! The Seattle Mariners kicked off the 2017...


Mariner’s High Hopes Dashed for 15th Time

October 5, 2016

For the Seattle Mariners, the team with the longest playoff drought in Major League Baseball, their late season oasis has once...

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Mariners Fighting for a Playoff Spot

September 28, 2016

The Seattle Mariners season boils down to these next few weeks. The team with the longest playoff drought in baseball is looking...

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