Created in God’s image

View of Gospel changed, Harper believes Jesus ‘set the image of God free’ for all people

  Lisa Sharon Harper went on a journey 13 years ago that changed how she understood the image of God and the good news of the Gospel. Along with two dozen other people, Harper retraced the Cherokee Trail of Tears that her ancestors had journeyed. Among other stops on this adventure, the team ended up […]

Cross country takes third

Women place in GNAC champs

  This past Saturday the women’s cross country team captured third place at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships with three outstanding performances at Lake Padden Park in Bellingham. The men’s team, although they placed only 11th overall, put forth yet another admirable run as they fought not only the competition, but also […]

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 […]

SPU peers rank pres. options

Students present stance on current election

For junior Julissa Villar, the presidential election is a topic individuals should be mindful of. “[The election has] helped me become more aware of everything because it’s an active conversation on campus, and it’s something that you need to know about,” Villar says. “And if you’re not aware, you’re ignorant, and that’s not something you […]

Men’s soccer lose away games

Falcons end six game winning streak with two losses on road

The Seattle Pacific men’s soccer team  failed to pick up more wins while on the road this past week; instead, they added two more losses, bringing their GNAC season record to 2-3-4. Coming off of a six-game unbeaten streak, the last five of those at the homestead, it is evident that home-field advantage plays a […]

Falcons fight for home win

SPU women’s soccer tie at final homestead game of the GNAC season

The women’s soccer team played a fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat match this Saturday, Oct. 22, against the Montana State Billings. Two quick goals in the last 15 minutes of play allowed the Falcons to tie up the game and fight hard through double overtime in honor of their seniors. Beautiful weather and a strong crowd added to […]

Latreia serves homeless youth

SPU service group works with Street Youth Ministries

For SPU alumna Haley Balbi — a former Latreia participant and current direct service intern with Street Youth Ministries — effective, sustainable service work does not require a direct connection to those benefitting from the efforts. According to Balbi, SYM builds relationships with those they serve in order to help them get to a place […]

Cairns secures new role

New MFA Director takes faith-based approach to teaching

Scott Cairns has come a long way since his days of dabbling in poetry workshops at Western Washington University. The American poet, memoirist, librettist and essayist now finds himself as the Director of the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing at Seattle Pacific University, not too far from his hometown of Tacoma. Cairns […]