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Megan Swanson
Autumn 2009
When Megan Swanson arrived...
How Rwanda changed this SPU student
Displaced for a Day
Spring 2009
How Real Students Pay for College
A college degree is not cheap—hear from four students who are doing it
Displaced for a Day
Winter 2009
The Professor You’ll Never Forget
Seattle Pacific University professors are open and willing to mentor students
Go Long
Autumn 2008
Displaced for a Day
Students attempt to see like refugees
Legislative Interns
Spring 2008
Inside the Legislature
Interns experience government as it happens
Electrical Engineering
Winter 2008
All Systems Go
Electrical engineering majors turn knowledge into power – literally!
Street Vision
Autumn 2007
Street Vision
SPU alum gives homeless teens a voice- through the lens of a camera
Europe
Autumn 2007
Europe: The Ultimate Classroom
Students learn in Italy, Austria, Germany, and France
Lost and Found
Spring 2007
Lost and Found
Abe Bol is one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan”
Cool City, Cool Jobs
Winter 2007
Cool City, Cool Jobs
See where young alums are working in Seattle
Mission L.A
Summer 2006
The King of All Road Trips
Mission L.A is not your average road trip
Inquiring Minds
Stephen Rikard
Autumn 2009
Inquiring Minds
Glean from Ashley Reece’s SPU wisdom
Ashley Reece
Spring 2009
Inquiring Minds
Glean from Ashley Reece’s SPU wisdom
Nate Berends
Winter 2009
Inquiring Minds
Glean from Nate Berends’ SPU wisdom
Zanie McMillan
Autumn 2008
Zanie McMillan
Zanie McMillan fills in the blanks about SPU life
Ryan Putnam
Spring 2008
Ryan Putnam
Ryan Putnam gives you the skinny on life at SPU
Belinda Aldrett
Winter 2008
Belinda Aldrett
Junior Belinda Aldrett gives her answers to your burning questions
Jarrett Mylander
Autumn 2007
Jarrett Mylander
Senior Jarrett Mylander tackles topics asked by real students
Margaret Landfair
Spring 2007
Margaret Landfair
Junior transfer Margaret Landfair responds to real questions from etc readers
Cory Shepherd
Winter 2007
Cory Shepherd
Business major Cory Shepherd answers your questions
Carolyn Nason
Summer 2006
Carolyn Nason
Interior design major Carolyn Nason answers questions about Seattle
Big Ideas
Go Long
Autumn 2009
Go Long
Meet a beloved SPU professor
Scroll Back for Inspiration
Spring 2009
Scroll Back for Inspiration
SPU’s authentic Hebrew Torah will inspire your imagination
SPU Librarian
Winter 2009
Meet the Librarians
Get to know SPU’s librarians and read reviews on their favorite books
Sustainable Economics
Winter 2009
Sustainable Economics
The beauty of recyclable giving
CarbonCart
Autumn 2008
Business Students cater to the Carbon-Conscious
Four students create a green way to shop online
Sculpture Studio class
Autumn 2008
Students take their Art to the next dimension
How many people do you know with a sculpture in their backyard (bird baths don’t count)?
Larry Wall
Autumn 2008
Missionary To The Geeks
Perl inventor finds great genius means great responsibility
Tammy Shih
spring 2008
Why I Want to Teach
Tammy Shih realizes that becoming a teacher isn't just a future possibility — but a present reality
Latin at SPU
spring 2008
Lingua Latina Vivit!
Find out why SPU students love Latin
Katie Kresser
Winter 2008
Professing Faith
Four SPU faculty members talk faith in the classroom
Alyssa Fridenmaker
Winter 2008
Benaroya: On Stage
Senior Alyssa Fridenmaker has your backstage pass to Benaroya Hall
Med Schools
Autumn 2007
A Perfect Score for SPU Premeds: 100%
Find out why SPU has such high acceptance rates into medical school
Who Needs Project Runway?
Spring 2007
Who Needs Project Runway?
Ever dream about a design career in Manhattan?
Blakely Island
Winter 2007
The Wonder of Blakely Island
Visit a quiet island where SPU students attend the “Tropical Marine Biology” course
Real Life
Falcon's Thrill
Autumn 2009
Falcon's Thrill
A recap of our fabulous year in the world of athletics
SPU Men's Crew
Spring 2009
Chasing the Dawn
The SPU rowing team: Crazy or inspirational?
Aurora
Winter 2009
Come Together: The Music of Aurora
Meet this Seattle band of SPU students
Rating Spaces Competition
Autumn 2008
Rating Spaces
Vote for the ultimate res hall room!
Intramurals
spring 2008
Get in the Game
Intramurals: Can sports teams thrive without practices? You bet
Urban Golf
Winter 2008
Men in Argyle
Urban Golfers impress with more than just their golf game
Ben Stuart
Winter 2008
Welcome to My Day
Junior Ben Stuart gives an anything-but-average tour of his normal day
Pura Vida
Autumn 2007
An Ethical Addiction
Get a double dose of caffeine and consciousness with Pura Vida
Snapshots of Stardom
Spring 2007
Snapshots of Stardom: Seattle | 2007 Homecoming Talent Show
The 2007 Homecoming Talent Show will go down in the history books as legendary
Dickerellas
Winter 2007
Dickerellas
A surefire way to make a new friend
Chris Randolph
Summer 2006
Decathlete
Chris Randolph came to SPU not knowing what a decathlon was, but later broke SPU’s decathlon record — twice!
Heart and Soul
Faith Shock
Autumn 2009
Faith Shock
One student discovers his culture's Christianity
students of faith
Winter 2009
Beyond Belief
Seniors reflect on how their faith has changed
Carly Holtzinger
Winter 2009
Fashion for a Difference
Carly Holtzinger creates ways to help the homeless
Tuning into God
Autumn 2008
Tuning into God
A professor’s exploration of truth in popular music
375 Project
spring 2008
375 Reasons to Give
An innovative program gets students excited to help others
Nikkita Oliver
spring 2008
The Reconciler
Nikkita Oliver's faith drives her to take racial reconciliation seriously
Jessica Pixler
Winter 2008
Heart & Soul: Jessica Pixler
Cross Country Champion Jessica Pixler explains why running has taken on a whole new meaning
India
Autumn 2007
Impressions of India
Visit India with recent SPU travelers
The Lyrics of a Sad Song
Spring 2007
The Lyrics of a Sad Song
SPUers living on the streets? It's true — we'll tell you why
Destination: China
Winter 2007
Destination: China
Shawnrene Keppel writes about her life-changing trip to China
Artful Advocacy
Summer 2006
Artful Advocacy
Read how a community art project helps students examine their perception of AIDS
Urban Adventure
Waterfront
Autumn 2009
Seattle Waterfront
Take a look at our city's aquatic arena
Fremont
Spring 2009
Fremont
You’ll love this funky hamlet bursting with art, food, and oddities
SCUBA
Winter 2009
Adventure Awaits
Seattle’s the perfect place to play outside
Sophisticated Seattle
Autumn 2008
Sophisticated Seattle
A frugal Seattleite’s look at how to be cultured and cheap
International District
spring 2008
Far East in the Northwest
Check out Seattle ’s authentic Asian district
Discovery Park
Winter 2008
Seattle Getaways
Crave adventure? Discover the urban wilderness of Seattle parks
Pike Place
Autumn 2007
Pike Place
A salute to Pike Place Market, and etc takes you there
We Make Our Home in Ballard
Spring 2007
We Make Our Home in Ballard
These students can’t stop talking about Ballard!
Queen of the Hill
Winter 2007
Queen of the Hill
Students rank their top 10 spots on Queen Anne Hill, just above SPU
Funky Fremont
Summer 2006
Funky Fremont
Fremont boasts funky statues and artwork, boutiques, and tons of places to eat
My World
Rosa Covarraubias
Autumn 2009
My World: Rosa Covarraubias
The Travel Junkie
Chauncey Handy
Autumn 2009
My World: Chauncey Handy
The Happy Grad
Yikhwan Dillard
Spring 2009
My World: Yikhwan Dillard
The Insider
Meredith Teague
Spring 2009
My World: Meredith Teague
The Team Player
Ray Sugarman
Winter 2009
My World: Ray Sugarman
The Progressive Leader
Katelyn Knutson
Winter 2009
My World: Katelyn Knutson
The Voracious Learner
Cory Deppe
Autumn 2008
My World: Cory Deppe
The Hospitable Traveler
Shalia Aina
Autumn 2008
My World: Shalia Aina
The Hula Artist
Orange Men
spring 2008
My World: Houston Lui
The Screamin’ Orange Man
Naomi Fosket
spring 2008
My World: Naomi Fosket
The Olympic Trumpeter
Abigail Stahl
winter 2008
My World: Abigail Stahl
The South African History Buff
Elias Wallace
winter 2008
My World: Elias Wallace
The Ethiopian Enthusiast
Brandon Teng
autumn 2007
My World: Brandon Teng
The Socially Conscious Businessman
Callie Webb
autumn 2007
My World: Callie Webb
The Event Guru
Melissa Warren
spring 2007
My World: Melissa Warren
The Compassionate Go-Getter
B.J. Higa
spring 2007
My World: B.J. Higa
The Film Fanatic
Sarah Martinez
winter 2007
My World: Sarah Martinez
The Soccer Star
Tim Neill
winter 2007
My World: Tim Neill
The Scholarly Prankster
Rachel Ellis
summer 2006
My World: Rachel Ellis
The Singing Barista
Philip Jacobs
summer 2006
My World: Philip Jacobs
The Classy Rapper
My 2 Cents’ Worth
Robert Mbugua
Spring 2008
My 2 Cents’ Worth: Ineliz Soto
Read about Ineliz’s experience with paying off her college loans in English or Spanish
Robert Mbugua
Winter 2008
My 2 Cents’ Worth: Carly Simonson
Admissions Counselor Carly Simonson shares why she chose SPU
Robert Mbugua
Autumn 2008
My 2 Cents’ Worth: Robert Mbugua
Admissions Counselor Robert Mbugua offers his story along with some personal advice
Jason Chivers
Spring 2008
My 2 Cents’ Worth: Jason Chivers
Admissions Counselor Jason Chivers talkes about “leaving your mark”
Amy Evans
Winter 2008
My 2 Cents’ Worth: Amy Evans
Admissions Counselor Amy Evans discovered SPU was a place she could call home
Kim Ward
Autumn 2007
My 2 Cents’ Worth: Kim Ward
Admissions Counselor Kim Ward discusses waiting for an “aha” moment your college search
Ineliz Soto
Spring 2007
My 2 Cents’ Worth: Ineliz Soto
Admissions Counselor Ineliz Soto stresses the value of opportunity
Bryan Jones
Summer 2006
My 2 Cents’ Worth: Bryan Jones
Admissions Counselor Bryan Jones invites you to visit SPU