Moyer Hall showcase

Experience Moyer Project honors award-winning artistry

REVIEW Hollywood glamour abounded at this year’s Experience Moyer Project, which paid tribute to the huge Hollywood award shows the Oscars, the Grammys and the Emmys. Students attending dressed to the nines, from boys in ties and coats to girls wearing everything from short party dresses to long, elegant evening gowns. Inside Moyer Hall, the […]

People of Promise

Students recognized for changing world, sharing love

As senior Kiersten Brown ascended the stairs onto the stage in Royal Brougham, all she could think of were her friends and how they have supported her throughout her college career. Brown is one of the six recipients of this year’s “People of Promise” awards, which took place during the intermission of the Talent Show. […]

Finest talents shared

Annual talent show emits diversity

Sophomore Toni Ramientos stood beneath the glow of pink and blue lights, captivated by the energized crowd before her. Part of the new band Heather Gray, Ramientos took stage at SPU’s annual Talent Show on Friday, Feb. 10, with her fellow bandmates. Royal Brougham transformed from the realm of sports to a realm of live […]

Online Exclusive: Haven’s Open Mic Night draws reflection, solidarity

Students gather in safe space

Every Tuesday night junior Hannah Hislop walks tentatively into room 201 of Weter Memorial Hall. Once inside, however, she is suddenly surrounded by roughly 30 students who understand a part of her that other people in her life cannot begin to fathom. Hislop is in SPU’s Haven. Known on campus as a club that welcomes […]

Lawrence retells journey

Artist inspired by migrant narratives

Indescribable suffering and immutable strength led six million African Americans to leave the South and migrate to Northern and Western states between the outbreak of World War I and 1970. There is perhaps no greater tribute to this human epic than artist Jacob Lawrence’s monumental work, “The Migration Series,” currently on display in the Seattle […]

Individual comedic styles align

Educators go head to head

For actor Tracy Morgan, coming back into the world of comedy after a severe car accident in 2014 was frightening. The Saturday Night Live star suffered a traumatic brain injury leading to an eight-daylong coma. His friend James McNair also passed away from the incident. “Automatically coming from my situation, it frightened me to do a movie,” Morgan said in a conference call interview. “I didn’t know […]

Activists offer steps for allies

SPU alum behind Safety Pin Box, new start up company

Black Lives Matter Activist Marissa Johnson believes a community as a whole benefits when money is given to black women. “We truly believe that if we fund black women, we fund revolutionaries that will benefit the lives of everyone,” Johnson said. An SPU alum, class of 2013, Johnson is best known for interrupting Bernie Sanders’s speech in Seattle in 2015. Now, she is making a huge name […]