Visit Seattle parks this spring

Spring. It’s a time to try something new, to explore and make discoveries. Combine that goal with the return of bright, spring sunshine, and you’ll find that the perfect activity for this spring quarter is to spend time outside at many of Seattle’s beautiful parks. Many parks on the west side of the city, closer […]

Students kicking butts

Last Wednesday, in the common area between Demaray Hall and Marston-Watson Hall, a 6-foot tall, walking cigarette greeted people as they walked to and from classes in lower campus. In the SUB (Student Union Building), a display showed students which products were produced by subsidiary companies owned by tobacco conglomerates, encouraging students to boycott these […]

U.S. Church sidelined in pope search

VATICAN CITY — The United States may be the world’s military and economic superpower, but Americans find themselves on the periphery as the leaders of the world’s largest church gather to pick a new pope. Among the 117 cardinals who will file into the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect a pontiff, 11 are […]

Maddox to leave SPU

June ends SPU not only for seniors, but also for Dr. Randy Maddox, Paul T. Walls professor of theology. After seven years at SPU, Maddox and his wife, SPU librarian Aileen Maddox, will be relocating to Durham, N.C., where Maddox has been offered the Wesley Chair at Duke University. As a professor of Christian theology […]