MAPS club talks poverty, social injustice

  Senior Arian Täher believes there is a profound difference between looking in on suffering and looking out on it. The physiology and sociology major was the primary organizer of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students’ (MAPS) Monday night panel discussion titled, “Poverty, Disease, and Social Darwinism – Does America Hate its Poor?,” held in […]

SPU alum kidnapped in Nigeria

Five armed men in southern Nigeria abducted the Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a 1964 Seattle Pacific alumna and missionary associated with the Free Methodist Church in Seattle, at around 1:30 a.m. PST. According to church officials, Sortor was abducted from the Hope Academy compound in Emiworo, Kogi State, where she works as a financial administrator. Nigerian […]

Oscar speech writing 101

For each annual Academy Awards ceremony, stars and newcomers alike face the same unique challenge: crafting their acceptance speech. While this flawless guide is in no way comprehensive, consider it a crash course in making your speech particularly memorable. First, be wasted. Seriously. There’s no better way to get rid of those jitters than a […]

Senators pass fashionable proposal

Brittney Wilhelm wants to amp up and professionalize Seattle Pacific University’s annual MODE fashion show. To do this, the junior MODE president proposed a $2,551.54 fashion show that will include a VIP pre-party, swag bags and a DJ, among other things. The proposal passed for $2,499.54 after some recalculating by Vice President of Finance Benjamin […]