Frentz spells success

Mike Frentz, who ranked 16th in his division before last weekend’s Scrabble tournament began, started playing Scrabble with his parents when he was a kid. But his interest turned competitive when he went to a five-week math club camp for high school students, where he met fellow students involved in the scene. "I got interested, […]

‘Veggie’ creator tells his tale

Parents snapped pictures, and students softly chuckled as a choir of children sang the “Veggie Tales” theme song in front of the First Free Methodist Church sanctuary Tuesday at chapel, holding cut-out signs of their favorite talking vegetable from the children’s series. The song introduced the creator of Big Idea productions and the voice of […]

SPU apparel: lacking moral fiber?

A gray sweatshirt emblazoned “Seattle Pacific University” hangs in the SPU bookstore with the label “Made in Honduras.” Behind it is a sweatshirt identical in every way – but this one was made in Mexico. Garments bearing the SPU insignia are supplied by about 10 different clothing brands, which are in turn supplied by factories […]

Higher recycling standard to come

As the end of the school year approaches, extra recycling dumpsters are popping up around campus. These additions have been brought in to encourage students to recycle the extra amounts of cardboard and other materials which they might otherwise throw in the trash as they clean out their rooms or apartments. The cardboard from these […]

Tragedy in North Africa

Last night a group of students in Demaray 150 heard the stories of the genocide victims from the war torn region of Darfur, Sudan. The stories were compiled in a documentary that is close to completion and is being shown in campuses across the nation. The documentary, entitled "Messages from Home," showed different people who […]

Tragedy in North Africa

Last night a group of students in Demaray 150 heard the stories of the genocide victims from the war torn region of Darfur, Sudan. The stories were compiled in a documentary that is close to completion and is being shown in campuses across the nation. The documentary, entitled "Messages from Home," showed different people who […]