Student startup partners with global artisans

Take a look at senior Christopher Haylett’s LinkedIn page and you will find a paragraph full of goals and aspirations. “[I’m] a dedicated individual with big dreams and fantastic passions to match…I want to leave an impact on the world that affects the future and leaves a resounding ripple-effect,” the paragraph states. Glance beneath his […]

Sacred Sounds concert celebrates Advent

On Monday Dec. 1, Seattle Pacific University’s choral and instrumental ensembles shared the stage for the first and only time this year. Amidst Christmas trees and red poinsettias, the musicians performed traditional Advent pieces to a sold-out house at Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall for the 15th annual Sacred Sounds of Christmas concert. “The rest of […]

Using passion for a purpose

Seattle Pacific University senior Kaylie Renee Wilson could be identified by many attributes: transfer student, California native or social activist. But perhaps the best descriptor of her character comes from her Instagram profile, which states that she has her “heart in her Savior’s hands.” Wilson hails from southern California, where she began earning her undergraduate […]

Mockingjay film stays true to novel

REVIEW Film adaptations of novels face the challenge of remaining true to the book while also captivating an audience. With a runtime of 123 minutes, The Hunger Games Mockingjay: Part 1 is a well-balanced adaptation of the novel, focusing on the beginning of the protest against an authoritarian Capital government seeking to oppress its people. […]

Classic burgers in Ballard

REVIEW Located at the end of NW Market Street in Ballard, 8oz Burger & Company finds an appetizing place amidst the restaurants and bars that populate the busy area. Built as a second location, (the first is in Capitol Hill) the Ballard restaurant features an outside seating area that will transition well from colder months […]

Web series champions music therapy

A mix of ukulele strums and voices float through an open door at Bayview Retirement Home. Outside, 91-year-old Beverly Bruton and sophomore Joe Kaufman sit with brightly colored leis around their necks. But those are not what catch people’s eyes—their smiles do. This is one of Kaufman’s many music therapy sessions, several of which he […]