Campus Security Blotter

Theft On Friday between 1:45 and 2:15 p.m., a student’s wallet, keys and sweatpants were stolen from his residence hall room while he was in the shower. Fire Alarm On Sunday at 6:31 p.m., a fire alarm went off in Robbins Apartments. Smoke from butter burning on the stove set off the alarm. The Seattle […]

News Briefs

Talent Show The annual SPU Talent Show will be hosted by STUB on Friday in Brougham Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $7 at the ASSP office in the SUB or Gwinn Commons. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. "Pictures in Sound" SPU’s Thalia Symphony will perform "Pictures in Sound" conducted […]

Central Campus Technology Sabbath

Central Campus will be hosting a Technology Sabbath starting Sunday that will continue through Feb. 11. Each day several forums and activities will be offered. For more information, contact Central Campus Residence Life Coordinator Chuck Strawn at cstrawn@spu.edu. Technology Sabbath Covenant: "We covenant to refrain from the use of the Internet, our computers, video gaming […]

CFE raises difficult questions

Christian Faith Exploration. Sounds like a soft and fluffy phrase about discovering Christianity, that is, until you don’t get your CFE reflection report completed properly and suddenly you have a hold on next quarter’s class registration. This is not good. Suddenly you feel betrayed by a system that is supposed to be the most loving […]

Seeking nonconformity

"I wanna be the minority…I don’t need your authority…down with the moral majority…’cause I wanna be the minority…" Those are lyrics from a Green Day song. My apologies for quoting a former indie-punk band who has long since sold out to The Man, but ever since I first heard that song, its melody and message […]

Staff Editorials

The bustle and noise of our busy lives do not cease. Despite tragedy and mass death, while relief workers press their ears against rubble to detect signs of life, we are often without pause. As survivors of the India quake mourn their loss and even grieve their own survival, we are left not knowing quite […]

The battle of two selves

"How do you just turn it off?" That was the question Sen. Charles Schumer of New York dropped on Attorney General-designate John Ashcroft in his first day of confirmation hearings two weeks ago. Schumer, who is pro-choice, was referring to Ashcroft’s vehement opposition to abortion, the laws which he would have to defend if confirmed […]