Luncheon honors top alumna

A packed Upper Gwinn of alumni, parents, current students, and faculty members gathered for the annual Homecoming Luncheon on Saturday. “It’s like home,” Carl Anselmi, class of ’85, said. “Coming back to see all your brothers and sisters.” Adrienne Meier, ’04, said she had been to multiple SPU homecoming luncheons. “This is the second or […]

Forum discusses issues of violence

“I’d Like to Buy an Enemy,” a live performance by Ted & Company TheatreWorks, portrayed the ignorance of Americans on international social justice issues through comedy. As part of the Justice Speaks Forum, after the play, students and faculty gathered with the actors in Eaton Hall to watch and discuss the issues performed in the […]

Non-violence corrects action against violence, speaker says

Responding to violence involves repentance and listening, according to the two speakers at Tuesday’s Theology of Violence panel hosted by the John Perkins Center. About 30 people listened to Dr. Rob Wall, professor of scripture and Wesleyan studies, and Tim Ruebke, director of the Community Mediation Center in Harrisonburg, Va., in Demaray 150 about right […]

Military combat roles now open to women

Current and former service members have questions about women’s physical limitations after Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s announcement last week that military combat roles will now be open to women. “Same job, same requirements,” said Kyle Johnson, a University of Washington senior and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet, referring to physical requirements for certain […]

Alumni enjoy win on new field

The last time Kyle Igarashi played ultimate frisbee on Wallace field, it was dark and full of pot-holes. Igarashi joined 50 students and alumni at Wallace Field to play a students-vs.-alumni Frisbee game on Saturday for Homecoming. He was one of several alumni there who had played on an Ultimate Frisbee team while a student […]