Mending the ResLife divide

Differences cannot stagnate discussion

When I spoke to Hill Hall Councilmember and sophomore Evan Price about his visions for Seattle Pacific’s community, there was a hope for the future. “Ideally, people are able to connect between floors, dig out of their comfort zones and create lasting relationships outside of ResLife,” Price says. These relationships are a major selling point […]

A return to discourse

Imagine a discussion among friends gone terribly awry. Someone makes a comment about Islam that others consider to be not only inaccurate, but discriminatory, ethnocentric and insulting. You can hear the intake of breath in the room. Everyone wants to comment or throw in their condemnation or support. The pregnant silence vibrates with passion and […]

Housing policy builds bonds

As the school year comes to a close, many students are caught between feelings of stress and relief.  Nowhere is this more apparent than in housing registration. Seattle Pacific’s Residential Life (Res Life) changed the process for housing sign-ups this year, causing a fair amount of tension in SPU’s dorm community. Res Life eliminated choosing […]