State considering Need Grant cuts

For 468 students at Seattle Pacific University, one of the 10 Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW), State Need Grant (SNG) awards are critical. A Washington state Senate proposal currently in budget negotiations aims to reduce the awards to ICW students by 25 percent and provides no additional funding to the Washington State Need Grant program. […]

Ministry by-law changes possible

As Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP) Vice President of Campus Ministries, Elizabeth Rueda-Herrera wants to ensure the responsibilities of Seattle Pacific Reachout INTernational (SPRINT) and Gather ministry coordinators are clear. To do this, Rueda-Herrera authored a proposal that aims to amend ASSP By-Law Article III to better articulate SPRINT and Gather responsibilities. The proposal […]

Dehumanization the root of conflict, unrest

Vision for reconciled community without victimization, hatred Salim Munayer envisions a reconciled community where dehumanization and victimization do not exist. Munayer is the director of Musalaha reconciliation ministry in Israel and Palestine and an instructor at Bethlehem and Galilee Bible College in Jerusalem, Israel. Munayer, along with Associate Professor of Reconciliation Studies Brenda Salter McNeil […]

Bonding through baseball

Senior Connor King wants to create an unforgettable night of bonding and fun for 2015-2016 student leaders. To do this, King, the Student Leadership Development Committee (SLDC) coordinator, authored a proposal to allocate $4,210 to SLDC for a 2015 Student Leadership Kick-Off event at Safeco Field. ASSP President John Jarman suggested several line items be […]

Recreation program aims to attract students with white water rafting trip

Juniors Samantha Krejcik and Kelsey Tuohy hope to get a broader range of students involved in Seattle Pacific’s Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP) and develop relationships with recreational companies. To do this, Krejcik, ORP coordinator, authored a proposal to allocate $2,306 to ORP for a white water rafting trip with Blue Sky Outfitters in Leavenworth, Washington. […]

ASSP Primary Results

The top three candidates for each position advanced to the April 15 General Election. President 349—Garrett Mullett 254—Kelsey Tuohy Executive Vice President 305—Mac Miller 275—Jared Schneider Vice President of Ministries 561—Danny Anderson Vice President of Campus Activities 362—Matt Thomas 187—TJ Sawyer Vice President of Intercultural Affairs 292—Ali Steenis 155—Almarina Quintero 125—Nakaira Petty Vice President of […]