Theater shares story of justice

Professor composes new musical

At the tender age of eight, Stephen Newby began to play the piano. “I’ve been at this a very long time and I’m always learning,” he said. “I am always curious, constantly intrigued.” Having played several instruments throughout his education, Newby has known since high school that he wanted to pursue a career involving music, […]

Artist showcases vulnerability

REVIEW: Lady Gaga’s latest album ‘Joanne’ shines, proving to be riskiest collection to date

Lady Gaga is best known for taking risks, from the costume fashion she sports (the meat suit rings a bell), to the pop music that constantly subverts the industry. Every album has felt like a new side of Gaga. At first, her latest album “Joanne” doesn’t seem much like a risk, but seems more simple […]

Lingua establishes creative platform

'Spookyzine' aims to celebrate artists on SPU campus

Lingua Editor-in-Chief Jacob Olson believes in cultivating an artistic community on campus based in friendship and openness. As a hub for creative expression, Seattle Pacific University gives students involved in the arts a unique opportunity to work with others, including fellow students, experienced professors and the larger community of Seattle, through The Lingua Journal. “We […]

Art center hosts Benarcik

REVIEW: Interior designer aims to make usable art

Peter Benarcik describes his life as a lucky chance of being in the right place yet doing the wrong thing. He went to school for architecture, but his first big job was interior design. And he’s not complaining. At this first big job, Benarcik designed the dishware for the U.S. Olympics Training facility at the […]

Awareness month celebrates survivors

Seattle community, students alike note Breast Cancer Awareness month

According to the American Cancer Society, 250,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and 40,000 will die. The National Breast Cancer Foundation says that every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, and every 13 minutes one dies. As Breast Cancer Awareness month, October carries a significant message of […]

Artists motivate dialogue

Media, art cultivates sense of renewal

Former curator of the Frye Art Museum Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker believes in the opportunities art museums provide their patrons. “[Museums] serve as a record of artistic practice in the broadest sense of the word,” Danzker said. She insists that one of the Frye’s most valuable aspects is its ability to move beyond the idea of […]