News

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 […]

Features

Night of worship unites cultures

Students gather to understand, appreciate others

Like many students at SPU, junior and Catalyst Student Ministry Programmer Nathan Samayo values his cultural origins and the ways in which it affects the community that surrounds him. Samayo, who comes from a Chamorro and Filipino background, explained, “Growing up, I lived in a very diverse community, but was largely influenced by my parents’ […]

Opinion

Women leading in church

Scripture supports women leading services, church

All authors: TJ Chu, Paige Lovell, Conner Gardner One of the biggest controversies of our day is the conversation about women acting in church leadership and as ordained ministers. In many traditions across Christianity, women are barred from leadership and cannot be anything in the church other than a financial assistant, or a children’s pastor […]

Sports

SPU opponent loses by 20

20-point margin tips off the season with a 1-0 record

The SPU women’s basketball team won their home opener this past Wednesday against Biola University. The score in Royal Brougham Pavilion was 78-52 as the Falcons dominated the Eagles. The Falcons scored the first eight points of the game, and Biola was never able to get back within reach again. “We came out strong in […]

Athletes compete for grades

SPU ties for second place for academic success rate

Seattle Pacific University was recognized as one of 32 Division II schools around the nation to achieve a four-year Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 percent or higher. The NCAA honored all schools involved with a Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence last week on Nov. 16 in Indianapolis. With an ASR of 97 percent, SPU […]