The Spectator

SSA Statement on Seattle University’s Divestment from Fossil Fuels

November 28, 2018

On September 19, 2018, Seattle University publicly announced that the Board of Trustees voted to commit to divesting from companie...


Movements Toward Unification of SU’s Sexual Assault Resources

October 18, 2018

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Kavanaugh’s nomination, and an increase in mainstream exposure of sexual assault, many Seattle ...


Fossil-Free Degrees: Seattle U Makes Steps Towards Divestment

October 10, 2018

After an arduous six-year battle, Seattle University has committed to divesting from companies owning fossil fuel reserves over...

SSA Perseveres Despite Setbacks for Divestment Campaign

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018

A collective sigh of frustration reverberated throughout Wyckoff Auditorium as members of Sustainable Student Action (SSA) collected themselves following the university’s budget transparency forum. SSA has worked diligently to pressure Seattle University to divest from companies in the fossil fuel industry since 2012. They have made significant prog...

SSA Members continue the Fight for Campus Change

Keith Beasley, Author

February 21, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once said, “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” On Seattle University campus, a club called Sustainable Student Action (SSA) is involved with social justice issues like adjunct faculty unionization and divestment. During their latest meeting on Feb. 13, they spoke...

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