Ceremony marks naming of library

Roughly 15 years ago, Gary and Barbara Ames walked through the doors of Seattle Pacific University with a vision. It was a vision of a university that brought forth educational opportunity for students of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Out of this vision, Gary Ames, now a member and chair of the Seattle Pacific University […]


Student startup partners with global artisans

Take a look at senior Christopher Haylett’s LinkedIn page and you will find a paragraph full of goals and aspirations. “[I’m] a dedicated individual with big dreams and fantastic passions to match…I want to leave an impact on the world that affects the future and leaves a resounding ripple-effect,” the paragraph states. Glance beneath his […]

Sacred Sounds concert celebrates Advent

On Monday Dec. 1, Seattle Pacific University’s choral and instrumental ensembles shared the stage for the first and only time this year. Amidst Christmas trees and red poinsettias, the musicians performed traditional Advent pieces to a sold-out house at Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall for the 15th annual Sacred Sounds of Christmas concert. “The rest of […]


Instagram hinders real experiences

Instagram is a hit. According to their website, the Instagram community has 200 million members and counting. The mobile app has grown into one of the most prevalent social networks we have. But although the site markets itself as a “fun and quirky way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures,” […]

Immigrants positively shape the US

President Obama’s recent executive action granting shelter to upwards of five million illegal immigrants has caused a public uproar. The outrage in the Republican Party is so intense Sen. Ted Cruz from Texas suggested that Republican politicians should withhold confirmation of any of the president’s nominations until the amnesty is reversed. Yet, in the midst […]