Private email accounts not unusual: Hillary Clinton not the first official to lack transparency

With the hashtag “#emailghazi” erupting on the political face of Twitter this weekend, I cannot help but sympathize with expectant 2016 presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. The newly revealed scandal involving Clinton’s use of a private email server located in her Westchester home while serving as secretary of state is a clear last-ditch attempt by Republican […]

Venezuela declared a security threat

All it took was a young girl claiming to be the victim of attempted rape to trigger protests and government violence in Venezuela. The girl’s allegations drew the attention of Venezuelan students who began protesting against social, political and financial injustices in Venezuela. When the government responded with violence and incarceration, their movement gained momentum. […]

SPU Board of Trustees approves $1,881 tuition increase for 2015-2016

Students can expect to pay $1,881 more in total costs starting next fall. In keeping with the trend of yearly rising tuition rates, Seattle Pacific University will see a 4.5 percent increase in tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Board of Trustees finalized the increased tuition rate last week at the winter meeting, held […]

Hill Hall Decade Skate beset by controversy

Decade Skate 2015 began enthusiastically but became colored with controversy. The night’s emcees, seniors Brian Valley, Blake Quackenbush and Kevin Kayahara, strutted on stage wearing short shorts and nice shirts with ties. Throughout the night, the audience witnessed a diverse range of jokes and plots including penguins, dancing burgers, Adam and Eve and a whole […]