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Capturing campus attention

Julia Battishill

October 3, 2018

“It really is different from what we have been doing, but at the same time there was this resounding ‘you know what? We need to really refresh and reframe ourselves around [the questions of] ‘What does it mean to be Christian,...

Senate Oct. 1

Hope Fitzgerald

October 3, 2018

New Chief Justice selected In the library seminar room, several tables were set to face one another in preparation for the student leaders for the new school year to meet and converse. On Monday, Oct. 1, Senate met for the fir...

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October 3, 2018

Moving on to Christ College

Julia Battishill

May 30, 2018

Professor Susan VanZanten certainly loves her subject: she is currently an SPU professor of English, as well as a co-chair of the department of languages, cultures, and linguistics. She specializes in 19th century literature,...

Crime 5/30


May 30, 2018

Assault On May 26, the OSS received a report of an incident half a mile or farther away from campus. Car Prowl On Nov. 15, an incident off campus but in vicinity of the school was reported to OSS. Theft On Nov. 20, an incide...

Changes to ASSP constitution delayed

Anya Annear

May 30, 2018

Due to senators being sick and senate being held on a national holiday, senate did not have enough senators to vote on the items on the agenda. Senate will schedule an emergency meeting later in the week when more senators can...

Budget cuts hit faculty, staff

Kim See

May 30, 2018

Seattle Pacific University is at a point of pain, according to Shannon Smythe, the assistant professor of theological studies. In recent years, with the formation of the Justice Coalition, the vocal outcry of the Black Lives...

Intersecting culture, leadership

Julia Suddarth

May 24, 2018

Even though Nathan Samayo’s original plan did not involve attending SPU after high school, he firmly believes this was where he was supposed to end up. His senior year of high school, Samayo landed a full-ride scholarship to a...

Speaking up for those who cannot

Jessica Bollinger

May 23, 2018

As a part of their mission statement as a university, SPU wishes to engage the culture, but on April 16, a group of students on campus questioned this mission, wondering if SPU truly does engage all cultures on campus. Lead b...

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