Jaysen Carr thanks Tent City 3

Insight on homelessness as a universal, relateable issue

Jaysen Carr was a 34-year-old caregiver in the state of Louisiana when, one morning before church, his entire life changed. After a staph infection spread to his leg, the infectious area had to be cut off and removed, resulting in the loss of half his leg. Carr’s employer at the time had been gracious enough […]

Catalyst requests funding for SCORR conference

Monday, Nov. 27 Senates last meeting of the quarter held a celebration and a debate

Auriana Robin the Catalyst Coordinator came to Senate to request $1,707.80 for the Student of Congress of Racial Reconciliation conference (SCORR). This conference will be at Biola University from Thursday, Feb. 15 through Sunday, Feb. 18. It’s purpose is to create a space to discuss racial reconciliation, and racism.     “With so many issues […]

Controversies, debate arises in SPU Art Center

Using art as an avenue for expression

“Observe | Make | State,” an SPU gallery exhibition subtitled “A Collection of Design Reproductions and Artifacts That Convey Issues of Social Justice,” closed to the public on Nov. 17. Campuswide, the exhibit generated conversation regarding issues of cultural and social justice, sometimes heated, with differing viewpoints emerging and bringing to light perceptions and experiences […]

Learning to love thy neighbor

Seattle Pacific University fights to protect Tent City 3

The Gazebo Room in the Student Union Building filled with students bundled in their working clothes as they came on Saturday, Nov. 18 for a breakfast sponsored by the John Perkins group Latreia. It was finally Tent City 3 move-in day, and the Gazebo room was the headquarter for all operations of TC3. After checking […]

SPU funds TC3 Thursday meals

Bridging social gaps with food, interaction

Emily Hansum, the student liaison to Tent City 3, came to senate with a proposal, this time sponsored by senators Lillian Hollar and Leanna Temple. This proposal will provide the funds for student groups to prepare and serve a meal for the Tent City 3 residents. There will be nine opportunities for students groups to […]

Remembering those serving our country

SPU receives a history lesson on Veteran’s Day

According to William Woodward, a history professor at SPU since 1974, who also served in the national guard for 25 years,Veterans Day is a time to pause and remember the importance of those who have served and those who continue to serve. Currently serving as the president of the Pacific Northwest Historians Guild, Woodward presented […]