The Spectator

Attendees share their Aspirations at Big Dream Gathering

Irine Le, Author

May 30, 2018

Mitch Matthews is a successful keynote speaker and best-selling author who has traveled across the United States for years to give motivational talks. But Matthews’ motivational talks at events and on college campuses aren’t standard events: they’re called BIG Dream Gatherings. On May 22, faculty, students, guests and volunteers headed to the...

Week in Review- May 23, 2018

Sofía Muro-Wells, Managing Editor

May 24, 2018

Bill Equating Criticism of Israel With Anti-Semitism Passes in South Carolina — A newly passed budget in South Carolina’s 2018-19 state budget included a “rider” measure which designates any criticism of Israeli policies in public schools or universities as anti-Semitic. Supporters of the measure—called the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act—tri...

Tokenizing Students of Color for the Seattle U Brand

March 16, 2018

When it comes to branding a university, authenticity and consistency are key. However, when it comes to offering one unified experience...

An Inside Look into SU's Meme Culture

An Inside Look into SU’s Meme Culture

March 15, 2018

Memes: it seems like you can’t throw a digital stone without hitting one. They’re shared via Facebook, Twitter, Reddit—even...

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Clearly I’m not Cut Out for This

March 7, 2018

Next time you run into a member of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) on campus, tell them thanks, give them a hug,...

Celebrating Cultural Diversity at Africa Night

March 7, 2018

The Stuart T. Rolfe room in the Admissions Building was packed with people from various walks of life. There were people in traditional...


Thank You for your Service: The Working Pups of Seattle U

March 7, 2018

During your next airport visit, you may see some ponies and potbelly pigs in your security checkpoint lines due to the new guidelines...


Barrio explores nuances of Filipino Ancestry and Family

March 7, 2018

Family photos and stories lined the hallway leading into Campion Ballroom last Friday for Seattle University’s United Filipino...

Food for Thought about Chartwells

Erika Silva, Author

March 7, 2018

Chartwells, the catering company and food provider for Seattle University, held an open forum and presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 28 as an opportunity for students to gain information and ask questions about the food provider switch starting July 1. A er 20 years of service, Bon Appetit will be leaving and Chartwells will begin their 10-year-long contract. “We...

Professor Convicted of Sexual Misconduct, Placed on Leave

Professor Convicted of Sexual Misconduct, Placed on Leave

March 7, 2018

Three weeks ago, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice David Patrick Connor, whose research interests included sex offender...

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MRC Struggles to Merge with Arts and Sciences

March 7, 2018

Interim Provost Bob Dullea announced last May that, among a laundry list of changes, Matteo Ricci College (MRC) would merge with...

Engineers Unite for National Engineering Week

Erika Silva, Author

March 1, 2018

From New York to Seattle, engineers around the nation celebrated National Engineering Week from Feb. 18 to 24. Engineering students at Seattle University took part in the week- long celebration through events such as resume building nights, a seminar with the makers of the Xbox One X and a faculty-student dodgeball game. The National Society of Professional...

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