Inclusion for future of ASSP ensured

By-law updates to change ASSP functions

For ASSP Vice President of Finance Nathan Bennett, the role of ASSP and Senate is to respond to student need. “The entire role of ASSP is to actually empower students,” Bennett said in an interview. Many ASSP members sought to respond to this call by passing by-law changes this year in alignment with the goals […]

Professor launches research

Grant allows for study on work, faith connection

For Denise Daniels, a Seattle Pacific University professor of management, it is important to understand “how people of faith, particularly Christians, understand and think of faith in the context of work.” Daniels became interested in the topic of “work and faith” when she observed that the information on the topic is largely “normative,” meaning that […]

Worshipping in all languages

Students celebrate culture through dance, song

As SPU’s Total Experience Gospel Choir sang the words “Just reach out and touch somebody’s hand, / Make this world a better place, yes we can,” the members of the choir walked off the altar to join hands with the guests. Together they helped bridge the gap across the aisle of the First Free Methodist […]

Students organize memorial events

Senior gift honors lives of Lee, Kimminau

  Within the last four years of their college careers, the senior class has experienced the loss of two peers, Paul Lee and Erin Kimminau. According to ASSP President and junior physiology major Lola Sosanya, the senior gift will work to commemorate the lives of these two individuals. Students and faculty are currently working to […]

Behind The Clery Act

Local university crime statistics closely examined

  As the end of the quarter draws near, students continue to attend classes and study for tests, going about their daily academic tasks. All the while, the Office of Safety and Security continues to compile a daily crime log with reports ranging from car prowls to sexual assault, as required by the Clery Act. […]

Fighting to be seen

After leaving life behind, undocumented workers face disillusionment

By Manola Secaira and Athena Duran After sunset, when students are studying or sleeping in their dorms and much of Seattle Pacific University’s faculty and staff have long since gone home for the night, Alejandro wakes up. As he gets ready for work, he says goodnight to his two sons, a 4-year-old and a newborn, […]

Students find housing process inefficient

Responses to this year's CHA housing issues

Sophomore Kayla Furtado said she wanted to experience more freedom. It was simply time to move out of the dorms, she explained. So, she applied for an on-campus apartment through Seattle Pacific’s Office of Residence Life. “Even though it’s not the same amount of freedom as off-campus, you’d have your own place just to be,” […]

Senate body recognized at final meeting

Senators wrap up year with confirmation of ASSP Core

This Monday was an important day for ASSP’s Senate as it was their final meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year. The meeting served as a time to reflect on the work of ASSP Core and Senate, as well as a transition to the confirmation of next year’s Core. Senate revisited old business pertaining to the […]