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Out of the Blocks, Spectator Welcomes Editor-in-Chief

Nick Turner, Author

June 10, 2018

Oxford commas, em dashes and parenthetical notes are just a few of the things that make Michelle Newblom happy. A writer, poet and record-breaking track star, she has a strange obsession with literary devices, which should come in handy next year when she takes the helm as editor-in-chief of the Spectator. Newblom started working here one year ago as a ...

End of the Year Spectator-tots Video

End of the Year Spectator-tots Video

June 4, 2018

Thank you and congrats Tots of 2018! We will miss you. See you next year Redhawks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk0a-v7bj0M ...

Unanswered Questions Surrounding Stolen Newspapers

Tess Riski and Anna Kaplan

May 10, 2018

“It’s been totally silent, he hasn’t said anything and that’s been upsetting to me because I know that there are non-binary and queer identifying people in that class,” said an English major currently enrolled in Fr. David Leigh S.J.’s capstone English course. “It’s just upsetting because there are people who have been personally of...

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Strong Writer, Strong Editor: Melissa Lin

June 4, 2015

At the last Spectator meeting of the year, outgoing Editor in Chief Caroline Ferguson looks on as Melissa Lin leads her first...

An Ode To Graduating (Spec)tator Tots

Melissa Lin, Author

June 3, 2015

To the graduating Spectator staff: You have been with me through it all. You guided me when I was a volunteer writer with a healthy fear of the editors I would soon call my friends. As a staff writer you encouraged me to pursue the stories that piqued my curiosity—and sometimes rage. You trusted me as the news editor to tailor the section to reflect...

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