Year in Review 2010-2011

<strong>Haven gains official campus recognition</strong> Following a Feb. 24 meeting with the Human Sexuality Advisory Group, Haven leaders announced to their supporters that Haven is now an officially recognized registered student organization with rights to reserve on-campus meeting space and advertise. Haven is SPU’s student group devoted to discussing issues of sexuality. Until now, Haven […]

Graduation to bring freedom

After she graduated in 2010, Seattle Pacific alumna Avery Matro found herself moving in with her parents. Though she had known since her junior year she wanted to study law, she said, money became an issue once she graduated. She said the move back home was a struggle. “But you do what you have to […]

Event for pre-med minorities

Sophomore Dominique Garcia has been busy this quarter, she said. She has spent hours seeking out panelists, coordinating a location and writing a proposal for funding from Associated Students of Seattle Pacific. But soon, her efforts will all come together in “Pathway to Medicine,” an event hosted by the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students. “Our […]

Funds transferred to clubs

On Monday night, club funding got an extra boost to finish out the rest of the school year from Associated Students of Seattle Pacific Senate. Last week, Senate rejected a Falconettes’ proposal asking for $2,000 for May Day roses. Senate cited a lack of money in the ASSP Club Programming Fund, which had been depleted […]

Chapel talk calls people to transform

This generation is going to be the one to listen to God’s word and fully dedicate itself to it, said John Perkins, author, speaker, teacher and president of the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development. “(God) calls us to present our lives to him in fellowship with others,” Perkins said. He said he […]

SPU becomes silent

From 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Haven Co-Leader senior Caleb Richmond sat in the intermittent rain in Martin Square without saying a word. Over his mouth stretched a piece of colored felt that read, “Day of Silence.” Richmond was participating in the National Day of Silence, an event for which students choose not to […]

Event explores cultural norms

International, low-income, first-generation and ethnic minority students all experience some level of culture shock when they arrive on campus, said senior Deheavalyn Pulliam, Associated Students of Seattle Pacific intercultural director. She sought to illustrate this widespread phenomenon in the “Culture Shock” event, she said. Together, Pulliam and the four intercultural coordinators from the residence halls […]

Japanese crisis impacts SPU

Instead of studying and sleeping to prepare for upcoming Winter Quarter finals, senior Jenni Husby stayed up all night watching the news of the tsunami and earthquake that hit Japan near the place where she grew up. “Praise the Lord for Facebook,” Husby said. “Within seconds (of the earthquake) my friends were popping up on […]