Battling homelessness

Innovation Lab provokes student empathy, solutions

When Graham Pruss was 16, he flunked out of high school and became homeless. “I ate out of dumpsters, I slept under bridges,” he said. “I had no tent. I had no sleeping bag. I had little help and little hope.” He lived without a roof over his head until, one day, he was given […]

Sharing culture in dating

Students discuss experiences in interracial relationships

Even though America legalized interracial marriage 50 years ago, members of SPU’s Black Student Union (BSU) still recognize positive and negative biases when it comes to interracial dating. On Thursday, Jan. 26, BSU organized a seminar to discuss this topic.   The conversation-based event, “Interracial Dating at SPU, Seattle, and Beyond,” was meant to bring […]