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 […]

Student startup partners with global artisans

Take a look at senior Christopher Haylett’s LinkedIn page and you will find a paragraph full of goals and aspirations. “[I’m] a dedicated individual with big dreams and fantastic passions to match…I want to leave an impact on the world that affects the future and leaves a resounding ripple-effect,” the paragraph states. Glance beneath his […]

Net neutrality spurs growth

In an online statement last week, President Obama outlined his suggestions to maintain an open Internet, urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt the “strictest possible rules” to protect what has become central in the battle over the future of broadband. The president’s statement is a part of his recent efforts to reclassify Internet […]