Rare sport with life lessons

Dripping with sweat, muscles aching from awkward movements, students in SPU’s fencing class are often surprised by how challenging the two-credit course can be. "I did not realize how much of a workout the class would be," senior Heath Salzman said. "It has proved to be more of a physical challenge than I could have […]

Student Spotlight

<<photo209|left>> Student Spotlight: David Gardinier Freshman Major: Sociology Minor: Global and Urban Ministries Q: Is your name Marty or is it David? A: It’s Martin, but my middle name is David. I’ve decided to go by that now. Q: Is there any reason why? A: Because David means "man after God’s own heart" and I’ve […]

Student musicians release album

In February, SPU’s Worship Arts Ensemble performed an ambitious concert called "The Kingdom & the Gospel" at The Triple Door in Downtown Seattle. Now, three months later, the group released a live recording of the show. For people who had the opportunity to see the ensemble live, this album will offer no surprises, but for […]

Gospel Choir sings in Boston

Boston might be known for its once-cursed baseball team, easily identifiable accents and Matt Damon, but it also has deep roots in gospel music. The SPU Gospel Choir was able to experience that gospel music tradition first-hand on their trip to Boston earlier this month. The idea to visit Boston began during fall quarter. Stephen […]

Gospelfest 2009 previewed

Many students have attended one of the quarterly Night of Worship events over the year, but this Saturday night, students will have the opportunity to experience a gospel music extravaganza featuring a 500-voice mass choir. Gospelfest, which will be held in Royal Brougham Pavilion at 7 p.m., looks to be a memorable event, due in […]

Seattle waits to be rescued

What started out in classrooms, assembly halls and our own campus came to a climax Saturday as students, families and young people took a stand against the use of child soldiers in Uganda. The Rescue, an event put on by Invisible Children, was a chance for citizens to show their political representatives and the media […]

Applications for senators given extended deadline

Associated Students of Seattle Pacific’s student senate debated moving back the senate election date but decided instead to extend the application deadline. School of Business Senator Jason Williams said more time should be given to draw more applicants and encourage greater competition in the election. Currently, senate elections are scheduled for April 29, but the […]