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Jesuit Schools Fight For Divestment

Jesuit Schools Fight For Divestment

March 12, 2020

When Seattle University divested from fossil fuels in 2018, many saw it as a huge step in aligning the school with its Jesuit...

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Seattle U Remains Top 50 Green College but Drops in Ranking

November 7, 2019

In the latest update of the Princeton Review’s Top 50 Green Colleges ranking, Seattle University dropped from its previous ninth...

Is the Innovation Building Environmentally Sustainable?

May 8, 2019

Seattle University embodies a strong commitment to environmental sustainability through programs to recycle and compost waste,...

Emily LaRoche Turns Local Trash Into Treasure

February 20, 2019

Seattle University has struggled with recycling for some time now, most recently coming to a head concerning whether or not all...

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...

Hundreds of shareable bikes will be available for Seattleites beginning Oct. 13. Photo via Facebook by Pronto Cycle Share

A Fleet of Shareable Bikes Comes to Seattle

October 9, 2014

On Oct. 13, Seattle will officially welcome its first bike share program. They have been popping up for awhile now: Solar-powered...

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