Candidates state goals

Students share discourse as election nears

Among the various issues covered at the ASSP Officer Candidate Forum, a main point of discussion was how candidates wanted to ensure all students at Seattle Pacific University felt part of an inclusive community. Candidates recounted their own personal experiences and struggles at SPU and how they would use those events to improve community at […]

Student gives voice to issues faced by Muslim grandparents

Concerned granddaughter speaks out regarding ban

  The first things Inger Jarvis noticed were the gnomes. Her favorite garden gnomes were shattered in front of her home in Florida after the presidential election. There had also been an influx of hate mail sent to her and her husband. The conflict always boiled down to one thing: Inger and her husband, Ernest […]

Senate update

Position changed, dance event passed

This week, Senate tabled discussion on changing the title and responsibilities of the ASSP Public Relations Manager and voted to approve the budget for the upcoming Ante Up All-Styles Battle. Kalina Thornton, the current ASSP public relations manager, authored the proposal to change the title of ASSP Public Relations Manager to ASSP Communications Manager. Thornton […]

Sowing seeds necessary

Parable of Sower used to highlight importance of community

According to Seattle Pacific University President Dan Martin, the concept of rich soil from the Parable of the Sower is vital to ensure fulfillment of both individuals and organizations. He believes this parable grounds both one’s individual calling and a group’s mission. Martin, who is in his fifth year of presidency, was the featured speaker […]

Crabb takes on leadership role

Senate reviews associate justice application of Chelsea Crabb

Senate confirmed junior Chelsea Crabb as an associate justice of the ASSP Constitutional Advisory Board in addition to discussing various upcoming events at Monday night’s meeting. ASSP President Lola Sosanya began officer reports by announcing that the current ASSP Core will be hosting an informational forum on Feb. 7.  Those interested in being a part […]