Dual event bridges SPU, community

Senior KSPU station director Jacob Zimmer hopes to make this year’s Spring Concert an even bigger success than last year. To do this, he authored a proposal with KSPU Events Coordinator Kharis Lund to allocate $10,000 from the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP) fund to the KSPU fund for Spring Concert in combination with […]

Engineers validated by win

For senior Chris Howard, coming in second place at the 2015 Intel-Cornell Cup was validation that Seattle Pacific University can compete in engineering on a national scale. As a mechanical engineering major and the team leader of C.E.R.B.E.R.U.S., Howard and his team of four are proud of their accomplishment. “There’s always things you can do […]

On a mission to serve others abroad

Freshman Tara Yanez has gone on six international mission trips. On June 15, she will embark on her seventh, this one to Nepal. On May 12, 2015, a magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck Nepal just after the Himalayan nation experienced a magnitude-7.8 quake 15 days before. More than 8,000 Nepalese people have lost their lives between the […]

New flexibility for one-on-one budget

As Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP) Vice President of Finance, Ben Prinster believes that it is important for members of ASSP to have guidelines in place when it comes to holding one-on-one meetings. To ensure this happens, Prinster proposed a set of one-on-one guideline recommendations for one-on-one budgets. The updates to the guidelines passed […]

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 […]