In response to recent federal mandates, Seattle Pacific University has implemented new procedures in its sexual misconduct policies with the start of the academic year. An increasing amount of reports of sexual assault on campuses across the country has prompted the recent focus. President Obama’s administration launched their “It’s On Us” campaign last month, a […]
With a total of 691 confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 reported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as of Oct. 10, students need to go back to the basics to stay healthy, according to Jean Brown. “If your roommate is sick, buy sanitary wipes and wipe off the doorknobs and the light switches, anything […]
On Monday night, Senate adopted several appeals pending approval of the 2014-2015 budget. The appeals are not final until Senate passes the entire budget, which needs to be approved before Nov. 1. Jasmine Hairston, vice president of intercultural affairs, requested an increase for the VPIA budget appeal in the printing line item under general spending […]
Roughly 1,311 individuals have signed an online petition asking KIRO, KOMO, KING and Q13 FOX to withdraw their public disclosure requests for the release of the three-minute surveillance recording taken from a Seattle Pacific University security camera in Otto Miller Hall on June 5, 2014. The petition emerged on social network sites such as Facebook […]
At 19 years old, Ron Ruthruff left the small town of Arlington, Wash., for San Francisco to begin working with the homeless community in a neighborhood called the Tenderloin. Just 24 hours after stepping off the plane, Ruthruff recalls finding himself serving popcorn at a drop-in café for homeless men and women. It was in […]
Roughly 50 students, faculty and staff sat in Demaray Hall Auditorium on Thursday evening waiting for Alfred Mele to count to three. Audience members at Mele’s lecture, “Neuroscience and Free Will,” were poised to snap their fingers on that third count but Mele proposed a catch—prepare to snap, but don’t actually do it. “Now […]
On Oct. 6, residents in Ashton Hall reported that their SeaPac cards were missing from their rooms. A security officer responded and determined the door locks were functional, advising the students to contact University Services for replacement cards.
Seattle Pacific University and at least 15 other individuals are in the process of fighting the public release of a three-minute surveillance recording taken from security cameras in Otto Miller Hall on June 5, 2014. The videotape in question depicts part of the fatal on-campus shooting that took place in early June. According to court […]