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What You Read

Written by Mike Thee
June 17, 2014

The 10 most read stories of the year featured Jesuits, academics, presidents, bibliophiles, gardeners and, yes, even zombies! Here's the list… 

1. "I Am the Future of… Politics"- Eric Chalmers, president of Student Government at Seattle University, is ready for a career in politics (608 unique views)

2. "The Jesuits of SU 2013-2014"- Members of SU's Arrupe Jesuit Community assemble for their annual group shot. (586 unique views)

3. "Field of the Year"- As Championship Field garners national accolades, SU's gardeners share some secrets behind its success (346 unique views)

4. "Thank You, Father Bayard"- Director of Campus Ministry Mike Bayard, S.J., reflects on his time at SU as he prepares for his next adventure (331 unique views)

5. "Well Read"- Kerry Keller-Ash is about to complete a quest to read 100 classics (319 unique views)

(Editor's note: In putting this list together, we wondered how Keller-Ash's literary journey turned out. The last we had heard, she was slogging her way through Finnegan's Wake , the final book she needed to read to complete the 100 classics. She responded: "I have made it about 60 pages farther in Finnegan's Wake  since we last talked. Haven't opened it in months. I have however started the Radcliffe's Rival 100 Best Novels List. Mostly because of the great overlap between the two lists I only have 29 to read. I started in March and have read 11." And guess which book is on the list of the 18 she has yet to read...You got it-"my old pal Finnegan's Wake," as Keller-Ash puts it.)  

6. "Q&A with Fr. Tom Lucas"- New rector of SU's Jesuit community sits down for a conversation (311 unique views)

7. "Social Justice through Literary Fiction"- Sonora Jha stretches beyond her comfort zone to tell an untold story (281 unique views)

8. "Zombies: Getting to the Core"- New course provides a historical perspective on the undead (267 unique views)

9. "Presidential Perspective"- Father Sundborg reflects on the soon-to-be-concluded academic year, and more…much more (263 unique views)

10. "Closing the Gap"- With a record-setting grant from the NSF, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is working to meet an industry need (260 unique views)