Series provides closure

Fans react to ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ premier

SPOILER ALERT The new “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” has arrived to stream on Netflix, and after nine years fans are finally given a chance to catch up with some of their favorite characters and receive the much-needed sense of closure many feel they have been denied. The new Netflix miniseries serves as […]

Theatre responds to tragedy

Art offers reflections after Orlando nightclub shooting

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen walked into Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. He shot and killed 49 people and injured 53 Pulse guests. It is the deadliest mass shooting by a single shooter and the deadliest incident of violence against the LGBTQ+ community in U.S. history. In response to the nightclub shooting, […]

Disney’s ‘Moana’ proves joyful

REVIEW: Adventurous tale, unique, refreshing

Moana is not a typical Disney princess, and that’s where “Moana” succeeds. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, who also helmed Disney classics such as “Hercules” and “Aladdin,” “Moana” tells the story of a young girl voiced by newcomer Auli’i Cravalho. The daughter of the chieftain of an island in the South Pacific, Moana […]

Local female comic artists showcased

Ballard’s Push/Pull aims to foster community with artistic platforms

Local artist Marie Hausauer was walking one day when she came across a dead, rotting and maggot filled raccoon. As an artist, this experience sparked an idea for a comic. “I couldn’t stop thinking about it,” Hausauer said. “I started thinking about people’s different responses to death.” Hausauer began creating comics three years ago and […]

Fall Coffee House provides space for performers

Singers and poets alike take the stage to share their voice

It was Friday night, and the Emerson Hall lobby was transformed into a stage, illuminated by a lining of twinkle lights and surrounded by an eager crowd of students. Nov. 18 witnessed a space of acceptance as the first Emerson Coffee House of the year drew in a full crowd with a lineup of student […]

Image of artists analyzed

COLUMN: Evidence for and against tortured artist stereotype

Great art is born from depression, loneliness, suffering, madness, drugs, wild lovers, poverty, alcoholism, deep scars from childhood and emotional wreckage — or so people have been led to believe. It’s a cultural fixation society can’t seem to shake and even takes some strange pleasure in, regularly citing disturbed geniuses like Edgar Allan Poe and […]

Value found in pain and joy of life

REVIEW: ‘Eurydice’ presents a time of reflection

Seattle Pacific University students bring the tale of “Eurydice” to life as they convey the timeless quandaries about what it means to know true, mature love and the fragility of life on earth. Playwright Sarah Ruhl offers a new perspective on the Greek myth of Orpheus by grounding the story in the perspective of Eurydice. […]

Imagery rooted in nature

Seattle Pacific alumna showcases new art journal

Down a small alley lit with glowing lights right off of 11th Street in Capitol Hill sits a small nature-inspired garden shop named Niche Outside. This uniquely-situated business doubles as an art gallery. On Thursday, Nov 10, the shop featured Seattle Pacific University alumna Bridget Beth Collins, the creator of “Flora Forager,” a website, artistic […]