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OMA Remains Operational in Midst of COVID-19 Epidemic

OMA Remains Operational in Midst of COVID-19 Epidemic

June 9, 2020

Through these times, it is more important than ever to have spaces for those in need to come together. The Office of Multicultural...

OMA Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration With MLK Day Event

OMA Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration With MLK Day Event

January 30, 2020

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) continued its year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary by hosting an event in the Campion Ballroom to honor and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King...

OMA member Kristina Sawyckyj talks about her experience of being a homeless college student during a meeting on gentrification in the Pavilon.

OMA Event Highlights Gentrification and Redlining in Seattle

January 23, 2020

Seattle University is promoted in many ways, being in the middle of multiple well-known Seattle neighborhoods. Whether it be Capitol...

Pixel Art of a potluck

What to Do with Your Left Over Meal Plan Money

December 5, 2019

With the end of the quarter fast approaching, many students are left with large amounts of unspent meal plan money and a quickly...

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OMA Celebrates 50 Years of Creating Inclusivity

October 9, 2019

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) is celebrating its 50th year at Seattle University. Of all the services it provides, it rema...

A Problem Hidden in Plain Sight: How the Seattle U Food Pantry is Helping Fight Hunger on Campus

May 8, 2019

According to a 2018 study conducted by the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, 36% of university students at 66 surveyed universities and colleges...

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...

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McCarty Leaves Seattle U with Legacy of Celebrating Inclusivity

January 23, 2019

Jimmy McCarty, the director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), is leaving his position at Seattle University to become the...

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Office of Multicultural Affairs Hosts First Queer Friendsgiving

November 28, 2018

“When I heard about Queer Friendsgiving I thought about a safe space for our queer folks on campus to celebrate Thanksgiving,...

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Still Saying Charleena Lyles’ Name at Moral Mondays

October 31, 2018

Since the murder of Charleena Lyles at the hands of police in 2017, her cousin Katrina Johnson has taken action to address po...

Reclaiming “Disabled” through Visibility and Allyship

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 10, 2018

When language is utilized as a means to construct identity, highlighting what words give certain groups power of agency over another is important, especially when discussing stigma on the Seattle University campus. The “Disabled and Proud” photo campaign is an effort by Students for Disability Justice (SDJ) to engage the community and think critica...

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Creating Cultural Identities through Dance at Seattle U

February 21, 2018

“Dance is so important because we are the world through our bodies and through these bodies we dance,” said Miracle Orji,...

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