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Lezley McSpadden reads from her memoir, “Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil, The Life, Legacy and Love of My Son Michael Brown," during a MORAL MONDAYS at SU forum, with moderator Vivian Philips.
Lezley McSpadden reads from her memoir, “Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil, The Life, Legacy and Love of My Son Michael Brown," during a MORAL MONDAYS at SU forum, with moderator Vivian Philips.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:30 AM
Lezley McSpadden has told the story of her son, Michael Brown, many times since the 18-year-old was fatally shot by a police officer two years ago in Ferguson, Missouri. She shared fond memories of his life and the effect his death had on her and the Black Lives Matter movement during  MORAL MONDAYS at SU on Oct. 17.
  • Summer University connects students to STEAM disciplines
    Google is making another early investment in future technology leaders through the Summer University program that will take place on the Seattle Central College campus over the next six weeks.
  • EastPAC, Healthy Youth CAN hold annual community dinner
    The East Precinct Advisory Council and Healthy Youth Central Area Network (HYCAN) held their annual community dinner meeting last week to discuss youth and substance abuse in the Central District.
  • Seattle U housing on the rise
    Construction of Seattle University’s 10-story student housing development started in mid-May, but shiny ceremonial shovels hit the dirt Tuesday at the East Madison site.
  • Seattle Central students share what they've learned

    In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Seattle Central College expanded participation in its year-end student showcase on Wednesday, June 14.
    “What we did for our 50th is we expanded it to more programs,” said Seattle Central president Sheila Edwards Lange.

  • Lowell pathway closure could end soon

    Seattle Department of Transportation chief of staff Genesee Adkins admits it’s taken longer than it should have to reopen the public pathway running along Lowell Elementary.
    The East Roy Street right-of-way closed last September, and will have been closed the entire school year on June 26.

  • New organization planning student veteran housing
    The newly formed Student Veterans Housing Alliance is looking for knowledgeable individuals and organizations that can help along its long-term goals of buying or constructing a building to house student veterans across Seattle.
  • Seattle University ready to start construction on East Madison student housing
    Construction is ready to begin on Seattle University’s 10-story student housing development at 1107 E. Madison St., providing more than 300 beds for juniors and seniors in fall 2018.
  • Stevens Elementary parents request waitlist relief
    Longtime Stevens Elementary parents went to the school board Wednesday to share concerns and frustrations over what they consider an arbitrary decision by Seattle Public Schools not to accept waitlisted students, in some cases splitting up siblings and forcing children to start again at a new school.
  • Teen finding voice in boxer's life
    Cappy’s Boxing Gym owner Cap Kotz has long taught people how to create a story with their shadowboxing routines. Edwin Velasco is the first to pair his with rap.
  • Seattle Academy begins construction of new middle school
    Cardinal Union is a $48 million facility being funded through philanthropic funds, debt and reserves, and will replace Seattle Academy’s current middle school building at 1432 15th Ave.
  • Seattle U undocumented student finds swastika drawing slipped under door
    When Donald Trump took the 2016 presidential election, then Seattle University Student Government president Carlos Rodriguez came out very publicly about his undocumented immigrant status.
  • Capitol Hill track star donates Spotlight Grant to Treehouse for Kids

    Northwest School senior Tibebu “Tibs” Proctor has gone to great lengths to make a life here in Seattle. So, when the high school athlete was named Washington’s Boys Cross Country Player of the Year, he used $10,000 in grant money from Gatorade to support a nonprofit similar to the one that helped him in Ethiopia.

  • New Seattle U basketball coach promises winning fun

    “Seattle loves winners.”
    New Seattle University men’s basketball coach Jim Hayford said as much in his introductory press conference on Thursday morning.
    “And our teams are going to win,” he said.

  • Eldridge Tire building receives landmark status
    The old Eldridge Tire Company building on Broadway has been granted Seattle landmark status, which will require some creative design work when the time comes for redevelopment.
  • Potential progress on troubled pathway through Lowell Elementary

    The Seattle Department of Transportation had planned to have a permanent solution for a popular pathway running through Lowell Elementary by the end of November.
    Now into February, progress is or isn’t being made, depending on whether the question is being directed at SDOT or Seattle Public Schools.

  • Undocumented: Seattle U student president afraid for family

    When the Capitol Hill Times first interviewed Seattle University Student Government president Carlos Rodriguez on Jan. 18, he had made his status as an undocumented student public in a statement on the 2016 Elections three months before. 

  • Two Seattle Central Broadway properties up for landmarks review

    Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nominations for two Broadway properties owned by Seattle Central College on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Seattle Central is seeking to redevelop the properties by selling or leasing them to a developer. The request for a landmarks hearing was made to determine if the properties might have any limitations, according to Seattle Central spokesman David Sandler.

  • Reykdal takes office, dismisses Dorn lawsuit
    As one of his first acts as state schools superintendent, Chris Reykdal has undone one of the final acts of his predecessor, Randy Dorn.
  • Seattle U continuing Central District business support with $500K grant
    Seattle University will use a three-year $500,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase to continue work started this summer to support Central District businesses as they seek to grow and thrive in a rapidly changing neighborhood.
  • Bailey Gatzert Elementary to pilot Home from School program
    With a high rate of students in the city experiencing homelessness and unstable housing, the school district and Seattle Housing Authority have been developing a new partnership over the last several years to provide better coordination of services for children and their families.
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