Alternative viewpoints on SPU’s culture

Alumni share their student experiences

Alumni share their student experiencesChanel Smith, Seattle Pacific 2012 alumna, questioned her role at admissions recruiting students of color during her senior year. At the time, Smith found she no longer believed what she was saying to recruit students to SPU, feeling that the university’s mission was not in practice. “It was something about campus […]

SPU senior promotes social justice

Afonso adapts to shifts, seeks civil change

Afonso adapts to shifts, seeks civil change  Senior Bruna Afonso is confident in her ability to adapt quickly. A trip to Osaka, Japan in the spring of her junior year however, proved to be challenging. “Dealing with the culture shock and the completely different pace of life and society was an absolutely sobering experience,” Afonso […]

Annual talent show

Musical, dance, literary genius

Musical, dance, literary genius  There are mediocre school talent shows, and then there is a Seattle Pacific University talent show. “When you go to a Christian school in the Pacific Northwest, everyone thinks you can sing,” sophomore Nathan Bennett, one of the hosts for the evening, jokingly said in his opening remarks Friday, Jan. 29. […]

‘The Illusion’ presents truth, trickery

Review: Production parades ‘love, hope and semblance’

Review: Production parades ‘love, hope and semblance’  Theatre: truth and trickery. In Seattle Pacific theatre’s rendition of “The Illusion,” the magic of theatre is examined, scrutinized and challenged. The play is an adaptation by acclaimed American playwright Tony Kushner of a Pierre Corneille play titled “L’Illusion.” It exposes Kushner as a man in love with […]