Senate talks posters, rejects amendments

Posters were a highly-contested topic at Monday’s Associated Students of Seattle Pacific Senate meeting, where the Senate passed a revised budget for Chapel and discussed the guidelines for elections. Debates concerning posters arose during both of these discussions. In the revised Chapel budget, $400 is allocated for posters. Chapel had planned to spend $600 for […]

Christian faith clause at center of controversy

Three years ago, an extremely well-qualified individual applied for the editor-in-chief position at Cascade, Seattle Pacific’s yearbook. Despite her qualifications, though, she was denied the position because she did not profess to have a “maturing Christian faith,” said Director of Student Programs Dale Anderson during the Nov. 15 meeting of the Associated Students of Seattle […]

Achievement gap addressed

When junior Carlie Mix starts teaching children, she wants to be like her first grade teacher, always smiling and encouraging, she said. “I want to be a consistently positive influence in my students’ lives,” she said. To be a positive influence as a teacher, Mix said she has to learn how to accommodate students with […]

Flu strikes at inopportune time

The flu bug could not have come at a worse time than it did for the women’s soccer team. On Thursday Nov. 18, the Seattle Pacific Falcons (16-2-2 overall) squared off against University of California San Diego (17-2-3 overall) for the West Region Championship in the NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Tournament, losing 1-0. The […]

Cascade serves as unique memento

Seattle Pacific University Directory shots were not always pictures of students in costumes and groups. Rather, the SPUD used to be a physical index with pictures of students and staff listed beside their contact information, said Karen Gutowsky-Zimmerman, professor of art and faculty adviser for Cascade, SPU’s yearbook. Then, in 2005, SPU created an online […]

Cinderella season ends in West Regional title game

This chapter of the Cinderella story of Seattle Pacific’s rise to GNAC volleyball dominance came to an end as the high-flying Falcons fell to Division II powerhouse California State San Bernardino. On Nov. 20, the Coyotes (22-1 California Collegiate Athletic Association, 28-2 overall) downed the Falcons (16-2 in Great Athletic Northwest Conference, 26-3 overall) in […]