A&E Calendar

Today Feeling literate? Indulge your creative side by attending the Wit’s End Literary Night at the Wit’s End Book Store and Tea Shop. Every first and third Wednesday, the bookstore sponsors a reading of published pieces and works-in-progress. Readings are followed by open mike sessions, so bring courage and a manuscript or two. Cost: free […]

Vaccine for deadly virus tested

WASHINGTON–Steve Rucker, a registered nurse at the National Institutes of Health, broke with his lunchtime routine Tuesday, foregoing his usual visit to the cafeteria and opting instead to roll up his sleeve for a shot filled with the biological essence of ebola — one of the world’s deadliest and goriest diseases. Surrounded by a gaggle […]

Students do YARD work for campaign

YARD workers get their hands dirty. Yet, they don’t use rakes, hedge clippers or lawnmowers. In fact, their tool of choice is the Internet. Young Americans for Reed Davis (YARD) is part of a grassroots campaign effort initiated by Seattle Pacific University students. Davis is both "touched and flattered" by YARD’s enthusiasm. "Every year I […]

Campus Security Blotter

Hit and Run On Nov. 16 at 5:17 p.m., SPU Security responded to a report of a hit and run accident that occurred off-campus. Vandalism On Nov. 17 at 12:53 a.m., it was reported to Safety and Security that a man was acting suspiciously in the Fulton Lot. Security later determined that the man had […]

News Briefs

Tolkien event Dr. Brad Birzer, author of "J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth," will present a talk titled, "The True King: Tolkien and the Medieval," tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the SUB Fireside room. The event is being sponsored by the G.K. Chesterton society; admission is free. Nordic Club Christmas party SPU’s Nordic Club will attend the […]

Senate Highlights

Student Senate took the following actions during its meeting Monday evening KSPU Proposal Tabled: Jon Cook, KSPU station manager, brought a proposal to senate last night requesting $1,752.63 from the general budget. The money would be used to purchase equipment that would allow KSPU to broadcast from various locations around campus, such as at sports […]

Salaries of presidents at new heights

President Phil Eaton earned a salary of $200,004 during the 2001-2002 academic year, making him the third highest paid president at a private college in Washington state. In addition, when benefits, expense accounts and allowances are added, Eaton’s total compensation for 2001-2002 totaled $266,625. This information was found on SPU’s Form 990s, which are the […]