Lives changed after Vietnam

Following his friend, Kirk L. Webster volunteered to serve in the army during the Vietnam War. He was sent to Bosnia as a part of the peace-keeping effort, where he became known as "Captain Kirk." Kirk became a "mustang officer," an enlisted soldier invited to become an officer because of the considerable amount of time […]

Events empower students

A collaboration of departments, clubs and organizations teamed up to host "Fearlessly You," the sixth annual Respect Your Body Week. The purpose of the week is for SPU students and staff to explore and challenge the culture’s idea of food, beauty and body image through both a physical and theological perspective, SPU registered dietician Sara […]

Raising community leaders

Erin Hitchcock started class at Zion Preparatory Academy on Monday by asking the students to give her one word describing themselves in a positive way. Hitchcock is the program director of the Urban Youth Leadership Academy (UYLA). Through UYLA’s work at Zion, Hitchcock aims to change the students’ perceptions of themselves and show them their […]