Families of autistic children share experiences

Mothers speak about challenges, offer support

  Seattle mother Katrina Davis felt helpless and despaired when she first learned that her son, Arthur, was diagnosed with autism. However, Davis did know one thing for certain: she wanted not to fix her son, but to make him more able. For single mother Joy Gehner Daniel, hearing that her daughter, Audrey, had been […]

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 […]

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 […]