Sophomore Paco Mendoza remembers the vigil of mattresses, pillows and blankets that lined the hallways of Ashton Hall’s all male Fifth West (5W) floor on the evening of June 5, 2014. He recalls how his floor mates huddled close in their makeshift beds, planted in the floor’s main lounge and in front of the hall’s […]
Perris Anawati never heard the gun go off. The now senior engineering student was hard at work on his junior design project in Seattle Pacific’s Otto Miller Hall (OMH) machine shop located in the northwest corner of the building. Although the shop door was open and only 100 yards from the front entrance, it wasn’t […]
As University Provost, Jeff Van Duzer is responsible for everything that touches on the student experience, including the one year anniversary of June 5, 2014, shooting. In preparation, Van Duzer’s office coordinated with other departments to determine how to recognize this anniversary. “The hope is that we can create a space for people who are […]
University Chaplain Bo Lim welcomed over 80 students, faculty and staff to the last chapel of the year with a reflection on this year and a prayer for the next. Senior Heather Bean, Director of the Center for Biblical and Theological Education Celeste Cranston and Professor of Theater George Scranton read passages and led the […]
Theft On June 1, 2015, residents in an on-campus living complex reported the theft of a pair of shoes and money from their room to the Office of Safety and Security. A security officer met with the two residents, obtained information and statements and completed an official report.
Two words changed senior Meranda Clausen’s perspective on her communications major. According to Clausen, these words formed the rest of her time at Seattle Pacific and allowed her to see interpersonal relationships in a new light. Those two words? Imago dei. The literal translation of the Latin is “in the image of God,” but Clausen […]
Like Ash Ketchum, Seattle Pacific senior Ryan Daley is on a journey—searching far and wide, traveling across the land. But instead of training Pokémon, he wants to teach English to high school students in Japan. “When I was little, I loved Pokémon…I watched the shows, collected cards, played the games,” Daley says. Seven years ago, […]
For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights activist Toni, gender identity is an ongoing process of exploration and discovery—an idea that society often rejects. “A doctor just looked at [a] person’s genitals for a few seconds and wrote down an M or an F on a piece of paper and ever since then, we’ve lived […]