SPU senior promotes social justice

Afonso adapts to shifts, seeks civil change

Afonso adapts to shifts, seeks civil change  Senior Bruna Afonso is confident in her ability to adapt quickly. A trip to Osaka, Japan in the spring of her junior year however, proved to be challenging. “Dealing with the culture shock and the completely different pace of life and society was an absolutely sobering experience,” Afonso […]

Art Walk transforms perspectives

Review: Pioneer Square galleries open doors, inspire

Review: Pioneer Square galleries open doors, inspire  White walls beckoned to a state of quietness, only interrupted by periodic footsteps and whispers pertaining to the new art exhibits around Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square. From 6-8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, Pioneer Square has a free and self-guided tour of the largest concentration of art in the city. This event exposes the city […]

Student performances instill community

Ashton Open Mic Night showcases hall talent

Ashton Open Mic Night showcases hall talentDimly lit with different colored Christmas lights, plastic candles and recording cell phones, the Ashton Hall Lounge housed an eager audience sitting in couches and chairs pulled up in a half-circle surrounding performers. On Thursday, Feb. 4, Ashton Hall Council put on their annual Ashton Open Mic Night. Hosted […]

Annual talent show

Musical, dance, literary genius

Musical, dance, literary genius  There are mediocre school talent shows, and then there is a Seattle Pacific University talent show. “When you go to a Christian school in the Pacific Northwest, everyone thinks you can sing,” sophomore Nathan Bennett, one of the hosts for the evening, jokingly said in his opening remarks Friday, Jan. 29. […]

‘The Illusion’ presents truth, trickery

Review: Production parades ‘love, hope and semblance’

Review: Production parades ‘love, hope and semblance’  Theatre: truth and trickery. In Seattle Pacific theatre’s rendition of “The Illusion,” the magic of theatre is examined, scrutinized and challenged. The play is an adaptation by acclaimed American playwright Tony Kushner of a Pierre Corneille play titled “L’Illusion.” It exposes Kushner as a man in love with […]