Gallery rooted in history, abstract tactics

Pulp paper used as main artistic medium in current SAM exhibit

With the World Wars emerged a growing concern for rationing. And for media outlets, this attitude of conservation led to a reconsideration of paper-type. Thus, an inexpensive form of entertainment began: pulp fictions. And not the 1994 Tarantino film. Currently featured at the Seattle Art Museum, “Pulp Fictions,” is a gallery located just behind the […]

Seattle fights for social justice

Black Lives Matter march draws crowd

Roughly 7,000 Black Lives Matter activists in Seattle banded together to crowd the streets of downtown, protesting the economic inequality that so many people within America’s black community face. On Saturday, April 15, The Black Freedom Front of Seattle hosted the Facebook event titled, “BlackLivesMatter – March on Seattle 2.0,” a three-mile march that started […]

Faculty show solidarity, care

Christian groups sign in support of marginalized

SPU faculty members such as Tina Schermer-Sellers have recently shown their concern about the safety of students due to the U.S. president’s remarks against undocumented immigrants. “I have been vocal across many issues over the years where I have believed it was important as an educated, privileged Christian woman to speak against injustice both inside […]

Students share views

Senate discusses accessibility, new feedback surveys

During Monday’s Senate meeting, students shared perspectives in regard to making changes to student feedback surveys as well as a proposal to lobby administration to begin the process of making McKinley Theatre accessible. Sophomore Abbey Brandt, the School of Business, Government and Economics senator, is also a member of the Faculty Development Committee. Within the […]

Frank firearm discussion

SPU community speaks out on campus carry policies

By Eppey Cook, Tori Hoffman and Manola Secaira Amid proclamations of romantic love and criticism of campus life, two statements appeared on the SPU Confessions Page on Facebook. The first was posted anonymously: “Tbh, I carry my Sig on campus all the time. Take that you silly liberal fruitcakes. Concealed pistol license ftw!” The second […]

Falcons place 5th at nationals

SPU gymnastics looks forward to next year’s season

Eleven meets in four months. That is how long the Seattle Pacific women’s gymnastics team has to compete within their average season. This season, not only did the Falcons host the 2017 USA Gymnastics Nationals Championships, but they were also ranked 10th nationally throughout the entire season, which is no easy task. “The experience of […]

Students demand accessibility

Advocates for ramp to be built alongside theater

As the site of countless performances and events, Seattle Pacific University’s McKinley Hall is a central hub for students, faculty and visitors. It is a place to build community and a place for all to take part in. All, except for people like Daniel, that is. 23-year-old Daniel Carlson has cerebral palsy, preventing him from […]

Former SPU player now coach

Matt Borton uses what he learned while playing as newly hired coach

SPU Assistant Coach Matt Borton, the youngest of three, grew up in Yakima, Washington surrounded by college athletes, apples, cherries and pears. He’s a second generation SPU basketball player and a fourth generation fruit vendor. Virtually his whole family participated in some form of college athletics, and Borton, being the youngest of both his immediate […]