Faculty senate supports petition

The cultural competency petition initiated last week was received well by Faculty Senate and action will be taken. Roger Feldman, the staff liaison for Associated Students of Seattle Pacific Senate, shared at its meeting Monday that Faculty Senate was pleased to see a proposal generated from the student body. Two years ago, Faculty Senate voted […]

Music therapy club creates mentorship

Freshman Noelle Ciaciuch came to Seattle Pacific for its music therapy program. She first became interested in music therapy when she decided she wanted to work with autistic children. Junior Tara Smith has had the same goal since she came to SPU. These two students will be paired up through Leading Tones, a new mentorship […]

Senate tables proposed SMC Bylaw changes

After a heated debate last week, the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific Senate agreed to indefinitely table Bylaw changes in the Student Ministry Coordinator Program. Vice President of Ministries senior Courtney Farance said there were multiple reasons the Bylaw was tabled. She said there was a lack of communication with Dr. Stephen Newby, director of […]

SMC Bylaw creates debate

At the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific’s Senate meeting this week, there was much debate over proposed changes in the purpose statement of Student Ministry coordinators. The previous purpose statement said the coordinators were meant “to promote and support Christian growth on their residence hall floor.” The updated purpose statement reads, “The purpose of the […]

Peaceful protest turns to riot

May Day protests in downtown Seattle turned violent yesterday. At 12:35 p.m., peaceful protests were interrupted by a group of people smashing windows, setting off fireworks and firing paintballs into the crowd. May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, is a celebration of both labor and general left-wing movements. This year, May Day was […]

Rental program to get paddleboards

The newly created Outdoor Rental Program will soon have four paddleboards that Seattle Pacific students can check out. The Associated Students of Seattle Pacific Senate allocated $7,755.61 to the purchase of four paddleboards, paddles, life vests, wet suits and a wash basin for cleaning the wet suits. Since the beginning of the year, students have […]