Staff Editorial

On Nov. 23, Senate passed guidelines for ASSP officer elections restricting campaigning on social networking sites such as and Monday night they passed the same restrictions for senate elections. This is an unfair infringement on free speech for both candidates and students at large. Moreover, the restrictions are nearly impossible to enforce. As […]

Smoking microwave sparks concern

Residence halls at SPU have plenty of smoke detectors. However, none are in the lounge kitchens. This prevents students from accidentally setting off an alarm every time they burn a small amount of food, said Associate Director of Safety and Security Vic Peirsol. For a fire alarm to be activated, the lounge’s room temperature must […]


Hate Crime — Vandalism A peer advisor in Hill Hall reported that an article posted on a bulletin board had been vandalized with a racial slur between Nov. 11 and 20. A security officer is investigating. Assault, Simple On Nov. 18, one student hit another student with a basketball on the back of the head […]

More than just turkey dinner

For accounting graduate student Joseph Yu, celebrating Thanksgiving was more than just being hosted for dinner. Yu helped serve Thanksgiving dinner to homeless men and women at Bread of Life Mission in downtown Seattle last Thursday, before joining the family of one SPU professor for dinner himself. "Seeing everyone come together was the best part," […]