Ministry by-law changes possible

As Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP) Vice President of Campus Ministries, Elizabeth Rueda-Herrera wants to ensure the responsibilities of Seattle Pacific Reachout INTernational (SPRINT) and Gather ministry coordinators are clear. To do this, Rueda-Herrera authored a proposal that aims to amend ASSP By-Law Article III to better articulate SPRINT and Gather responsibilities. The proposal […]

Returning to ’90s fashion

Gold chains, corduroy pants, Seattle Supersonics and cuffed pants remind many of the ’90s. The style set off a trend that continues in the modern age. From the East Coast to the West Coast, there are some differences in what parts of retro fashion are represented. But at Seattle Pacific University, part of what makes […]

Manipulation of social justice

Seattle Pacific’s own Tali Hairston, director of the John Perkins Center, recently told Christianity Today that white evangelical students “have not had to understand” that they have a “deficit of cultural literacy” when it comes to their own privilege. Schooling them in white privilege is the Christian thing to do, he says.As an evangelical with […]

Jenner opens door to LGBT discussion

Bruce Jenner, gold medal Olympic decathlete and reality TV star, came out to the public as a transgender woman in a recent interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC. In this interview, Jenner gives the United States an opportunity to question assumptions and stereotypes about the transgender experience. While this may seem overwhelmingly positive, Jenner’s interview […]

Congress votes to block crucial act

In April, Republican Chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Rep. Jason Chaffetz motioned to block a reproductive health non-discrimination act. The act, amended by the District of Columbia council, prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of reproductive health choices. Many Republicans on the House committee believe the act undermines […]

Wilder sound of Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons’ third studio album, Wilder Mind, is exactly like it sounds: ferocious, energetic and full of space. Unlike previous albums Sigh No More and Babel, which drew a large fan base with foot-stomping, banjo-dominated sound, Wilder Mind is dominated by keyboards and synthesizers and ruled by the electric guitar. Ben Lovett, former piano […]

Obama too focused on leaving a legacy

While President Barack Obama received positive press for his hilarious skit at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the public is largely ignorant of what is really going in on the Oval Office. Recently, Obama has advocated for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade bill between the United States and 12 Asian countries. This partnership […]