The Spectator

2020 Election Season Just Around the Corner

2020 Election Season Just Around the Corner

November 13, 2019

The 2020 Presidential election is just under a year away, and with the number of prospective candidates shrinking and frontrunners...

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Seattle U Decides to Remove Planned Parenthood from Student Resources List

October 3, 2019

Faculty, staff and students are criticizing the decision by Seattle University to remove Planned Parenthood as a student resource from the university’s website following a request by a national pro-life group.


Panelists Discuss Lasting Effects of Segregation in Schools

May 22, 2019

In 1954, the United States Supreme Court decided in the Brown v. Board of Education case that segregated school programs were...


Full & Bright Futures in Store For Seattle U Fulbright Scholars

May 1, 2019

This year, a handful of students and alumni, through their hard work and dedication, have received the Fulbright Scholarship which...


Stacey Abrams Talks Personal Life, Politics & Voter Supression

May 1, 2019

Georgia’s Democratic candidate in the 2018 election for governor, Stacey Abrams, came to Seattle on April 25 and was greeted...


Exploring Racism in Algorithms and Tech

May 1, 2019

For some, it can be hard to grasp the idea that automated technology and algorithms can be racist. On Apr 29, the Critical Platform...


Nicaraguan Refugees Voice Their Concerns at UW

April 24, 2019

It’s been a year since the political situation in Nicaragua hit a critical low with the Ortega regime. To commemorate this and...

“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...

Indigenous People’s Institute Brings Elder to Guide Community

Bailee Clark, Author

March 7, 2019

Upon entering the Indigenous People’s Institute, on the first floor of Xavier Hall with a door marked by a bust of Chief Seattle just outside, Program Coordinator Diane Tomhave greets visitors in a warm and inviting office. When they look around, they see a room covered in art created by native people, filled with several comfortable couches, and decora...

Outgoing CFO Celebrates Time, Expresses Divestment Regrets

Josh Merchant, Investigative Editor

March 7, 2019

Seven years ago, as Executive Vice President Tim Leary was considering Connie Kanter for the job as Chief Finance Officer, he wanted to know what kind of experience she had in higher education. And speaking about herself, Kanter said she quite frankly didn’t have any. “[I have an] incredible appreciation that the university took a chance on ...

Jesuit Universities Need to Protect Their Press

February 28, 2019

Loyola University Chicago (LUC) implemented a new media policy that requires their student journalists to obtain approval from University Mar...


Restrictive Loyola Chicago Media Policy Meets Criticism

February 27, 2019

In light of a stringent media policy implemented at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) at the beginning of February that many, including...

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