Night of Beats

Royal Brougham Pavilion was buzzing with electricity Friday night. When the first thuds reverberated out from the speakers, the crowd of SPU students and several local youth groups crammed to the front of the stage. The Night of Beats, organized by STUB and MOSAIC, featured a vast array of performers. Music, dance and the spoken […]

Symposium honors Saba

"Palestinians are being confronted by the full weight of the Israeli military machine," said Jonathan Kuttab, a Palestinian Christian who practices law in his homeland. Kuttab gave the keynote address for the inaugural Wadad Saba Symposium on Saturday in the Miller Science Learning Center. The lecture was titled "A Vision for Hope: Prospects for Palestinian-Israeli […]

U.I. expands its ministries

At the Union Gospel Mission in the Rainier Valley, a few dozen elementary school-aged children gathered in the gym for a game of tag. This experience was part of Urban Involvement’s two new ministries for children, called Passion Tutoring and Hope Central. The new ministries are designed to give children a safe place to play […]

Day of Common Learning

For over a year, Dr. Les Steele, vice president of Academic Affairs, has been working on the idea of a Day of Common Learning. When nationally known author Stephen Carter became available in the fall, it gave Steele the opportunity he needed to make his idea happen. Carter was booked for Oct. 17, and will […]