Loan interest to go up

All good things come to an end, and that might be true in July when historically low interest rates on student loans are readjusted. If current trends continue, the new rates on federal student loans could go up nearly 2 percentage points, some lenders say. It would be the first increase in five years. For […]

Schools offer terror courses

Cathy Lanier had to think like a terrorist and come up with a way to kill a few thousand people at a picnic in San Luis Rey. The virtual town in California, repeatedly cursed with smallpox epidemics, explosions and attacks on its nuclear power plant, is part of her new education: The commander of special […]

Job market looking good for grads

Good news for the class of 2005: The national job market is significantly better than it has been in the last several years, and the number of jobs available for graduating college seniors is continuing to grow, according to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers released in April. Released on the […]

SPU to undergo review

Seattle Pacific University has begun the two-year self-evaluation process known in higher education as accreditation. Accreditation plays an important role at SPU, not only molding students’ academic lives, but also shaping the future of the university, Accreditation Liaison for SPU Cindy Price said. When Price was asked why accreditation was so important, she replied, "It’s […]

SFS: not too late for summer jobs

For most students, summer means the end of schoolwork. For many, it means the beginning of summer jobs. As spring quarter crosses the midpoint, summer, and work for some, is moving closer and closer. For students who may feel unsure of how to begin their search for summer employment, Student Financial Services (SFS) is ready […]

Protest comes to local church

Recent activities at Antioch Bible Church in Redmond have raised questions from SPU students attending about the controversial issue of gay marriage. Senior pastor Dr. Ken Hutcherson has been under scrutiny from local and national media for being at the forefront of the fight against gay marriage. Under the national inquiry of The New York […]

Bartlett receives award

He was doing two lectures a day, and he still found time to tutor a student late into the night. "Dr. Bartlett, you’re going to miss your bus." He looked at the clock. It was past nine o’clock at night. "Oh, don’t worry; I’ll take the next one." He ended up staying for more than […]