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MRC Still Recovering Six Months Later

November 2, 2016

In October the Seattle University administration amended one specific section of the Seattle University Code of Conduct: the demonstration...

As a Former Employee of Jodi Kelly

Tess Riski, Author

October 5, 2016

I was an office assistant in the Matteo Ricci College from January 2015 to June 2016—17 months to be exact—and I was completed blindsided by the events that transpired last spring. I remember working one of my regular shifts, Wednesday from 1-3. A group of student activists were conducting a rally just a few yards away in the Casey Atrium. Shortly...

KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR

MRC Continues Conversation After Kelly’s Retirement

September 28, 2016

On a wall in the Matteo Ricci office now hangs a frame containing four photographs and a note written on a small piece of paper....

A Statement from the MRC Student Coalition: How long have you known? Why didn’t you do anything?

Volunteer Writers, Author

June 1, 2016

The last three weeks have taught us more than many of us have ever learned within our MRC classrooms. We have imagined collectively about liberatory education, engaged in dialogues with students inside and out of MRC, learned from/with the support of so many incredible artists, community organizers, activists, and leaders, including many generations...

Op-ed: Department of History Statement

Volunteer Writers, Author

June 1, 2016

The faculty of the History Department wish to express our support of the students and faculty of Matteo Ricci College (MRC). We ask that the Seattle University community as a whole engage in difficult dialogues. The occupation by the MRC Student Coalition has been highlighting the urgent need for the entire Seattle University campus to intensively...

Nick Turner  • The Spectator

Dean Jodi Kelly Testifies at Academic Assembly

June 1, 2016

UPDATE: Interim Provost Bob Dullea placed Dean Kelly on Administrative leave on Wednesday, June 1. In an email statement to the ...

Letter to the Editor: In Response to Recent Campus Movements

The Spectator Staff

June 1, 2016

Inspired by the courage of recent campus movements, I would like to bring attention to the specific issue of sexual misconduct on campus. Students and faculty have raised concern with current implementation and communication of policy. OnFebruary 1, faculty of the Sociology, Social, Anthropology, and Gender Studies departments at SU wrote a “Dear...

Letter to the Jesuit Community From a “Non-Citizen Student”

The Spectator Staff

June 1, 2016

I have entrusted your community and religious order with the past 7 years of my education. Next year, I will graduate with 8 years of holistic, Jesuit educational background. Over this span, I’ve been incredibly grateful for the numerous opportunities to learn and grow as an individual that the Jesuits have provided to me. Indeed, the Jesuits have...

Jesuit’s Recording of MRC Student Coalition Investigated as “Personnel Matter,” says SU President

May 28, 2016

UPDATE: Foster was placed on Administrative leave on June 1. Father John F. Foster, S.J., admitted to owning a USB recording...

Letter to the Editor from a Professor Emeritus of History

Daniel Burnstein, Author

May 25, 2016

Related Letters Letter From the Editor on this Week’s Publication Letter to the Editor from an SU History Professor Letter to the Editor From former MRC Dean Arthur Fisher In the May 18 edition of The Spectator, Melissa Lin editorializes her support for the goals of the Matteo Ricci College Student Coalition (MRCSC). I would strongly encourage Ms. Lin and the MRCSC to reconsider their wish to ...

Letter to the Editor From former MRC Dean Arthur Fisher

Arthur Fisher, Author

May 25, 2016

Related Letters Letter From the Editor on this Week’s Publication Letter to the Editor from an SU History Professor Letter to the Editor From former MRC Dean Arthur Fisher Since I understand that my name has been mentioned as part of the proceedings of the lynch mob, I am writing to clarify some facts. When I was dean, I fired, in mid-...

Letter From the Editor on this Week’s Publication

Melissa Lin, Author

May 25, 2016

Related Letters Letter From the Editor on this Week’s Publication Letter to the Editor from an SU History Professor Letter to the Editor From former MRC Dean Arthur Fisher In this week’s publication of the Spectator you will find an op-ed from an MRC Student Coalition Member on pg. 2 and Letters to the Editor on pgs. 22-23. A few of the letters published this week were not up to the Spectator...

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