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<strong>Theft</strong> A student reported last Wednesday that their bike had been taken from the Emerson Hall garage, where it had been locked up. A Security officer responded, interviewed the victim and filled out a report. <strong>Theft</strong> On Saturday afternoon, office workers at the Walls Advancement Center reported a theft from their office. A Security officer […]

New student stipend may mean smaller pay for others

Each year, Senate determines stipend compensation for the following year for all student leadership positions, such as Associated Students of Seattle Pacific Officers, Student Union Board programmers, student media leaders and Campus Ministry coordinators. Unlike previous years, this year’s Allocation Board proposed no stipend cuts. In fact, two positions – ASSP Club Executive and ASSP […]

Exhibit reveals white privilege at SPU

Surrounded by black curtains and exhibits about racial identity, senior Yurika Lopez, Bridges Program coordinator, expressed her desire that Seattle Pacific students reconsider their preconceived notions of race. “I’ve always thought Jesus was white,” Lopez said. Lopez was referring to a station of the “Born Identity” exhibit that asked participants to consider the statement, “The […]

SPU seeks complete carbon neutrality

Hidden on the roof of Otto Miller Hall is an array of solar panels, slightly lifted toward the sky. The deep blue panels silently put energy back into Seattle Pacific’s grid. Across campus, the university’s fleet of electric maintenance vehicles take that energy back out. “It’s kind of cool to say that our electric vehicles […]

Week’s events seek freedom

For junior Abbey Gillette, knowing about human trafficking is not enough. Students must use their unique interests and act on that knowledge, she said. “People can be creative in how they want to respond to this event, whether it’s, get other people aware, or start putting money towards organizations in Seattle, or even worldwide,” said […]

Homegrown aspirations

The lunch-line experience in Seattle is changing, with the help of one new restaurant chain not far from Gwinn Commons. Homegrown, a newly-opened, sustainable-food restaurant on the corner of Queen Anne Avenue and Boston Street, has taken the idea of healthy, local food and given it a new, modern look — and taste. This bright […]