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 […]

Photography as documentary

Representing rural, urban life through photos from trips around the world

It was a coincidence that Kristin Capp was led to pursue photography. When Capp was a French and Russian studies student at McGill University, she decided to enroll in a photography class simply in order to do something different than her major. Now, Capp is a photographer who has published three photography books and traveled […]

Chapel features carols, prayers

Annual Advent festival celebrates coming of Jesus

As one of Seattle Pacific University’s annual Christmas traditions, the Music Department hosted the Festival of Lessons and Carols at First Free Methodist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The festival is an Advent celebration that retells the stories of the fall of man, the promise of the Savior and the birth of Christ through short […]

Quarterly program continues

In Context provides vulnerable space

For over six years, the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific University have provided a platform for students, staff and faculty members to explore and learn more about racial issues through their In Context program. “[In Context] makes people question preconceived notions about race,” Catalyst Education Coordinator Tsion McNichols said. The six-week program was started by […]

Finding healing through shelters

Panel discusses services for the homeless

Seattle’s homeless population is the third highest in the United States, according to panelists Marty Hartman, the executive director of Mary’s Place, and Mary Steele, the executive director of New Horizons. As presented by the panelists, roughly 500 homeless families in Seattle will sleep on the streets tonight. On Thursday, Nov. 10, Seattle Pacific University […]