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Features

Internship
Autumn 2011
Idea Man
This entrepreneur's business ideas won't run dry.
Internship
Spring 2011
The Essential Internship
SPUers find that internships are a step that just can't be missed along their career path.
Club Central
Winter 2011
Club Central
Where people gather to dance like Jane Austen, play rugby, fight AIDS, learn from professionals, and more.
Students Off Season
Autumn 2010
Students Off Season
From biking across the country to teaching English in Romania, SPU students take full advantage of their months spent out of school.
Scholarly Ascents
spring 2010
Scholarly Ascents
Every year, a group of incoming students is invited to be a part of Seattle Pacific University's honors program.
Molly Moormeier
Winter 2010
Grads with Awesome Occupations
These grads are likely to be caught whistling while they work!
Megan Swanson
Autumn 2009
Into Africa
Megan Swanson’s list of responsibilities is not like the average 22-year-olds’.
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 living the American dream. He, and thousands like him, the “Lost Boys of Sudan,” came to America after being orphaned as war ravaged their homeland.
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. It’s 40 hours of driving and hours of service — in one weekend!

Inquiring Minds

Inquiring Minds
Autumn 2011
Inquiring Minds
Let this junior majoring in communication and political science answer your inquiries!
Inquiring Minds
Spring 2011
Zach Foster
Let this senior educational ministry major answer your inquiries!
Inquiring Minds
Winter 2011
Dee Dee Pullium
Let this senior psychology major answer your inquiries!
Inquiring Minds
Autumn 2010
Allen Klein
Senior Allen Klein, who has a passion for "geeky stuff," answers your questions about SPU.
Inquiring Minds
Spring 2010
Chanel Smith
Chanel Smith is a superstar. Hear her answers to your questions about SPU.
Inquiring Minds
Winter 2010
Sam and Yina Youn
Siblings Sam and Yina Youn answer your questions with ease.
Stephen Rikard
Autumn 2009
Stephen Rickard
This English major answers your questions with perfect grammar.
Ashley Reece
Spring 2009
Ashley Reece
Glean from Ashley Reece’s SPU wisdom
Nate Berends
Winter 2009
Nate Berends
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
You asked the questions. Now, junior Belinda Aldrett gives her answers.
Jarrett Mylander
Autumn 2007
Jarrett Mylander
Senior Jarrett Mylander tackles topics asked by real students.
Margaret Landfair
Spring 2007
Margaret Landfair
Answers to all your burning questions! Wondering about university life? Check. Curious about living in Seattle? Check. Junior transfer Margaret Landfair responds to real questions from etc readers.
Cory Shepherd
Winter 2007
Cory Shepherd
Business major Cory Shepherd answers your questions about professors, residence halls, and Seattle.
Carolyn Nason
Summer 2006
Carolyn Nason
Interior design major Carolyn Nason answers questions about Seattle rain, food on campus, and what to do outside of class.

Big Ideas

Outside the Lines
Autumn 2011
Outside the Lines
A Reflection on Being Biracial and Christian
Finding Answers
Autumn 2011
Finding Answers
SPU takes "hands-on learning" to a whole other level.
Galapagos
Spring 2011
Galápagos
Studying biology on a tropical island? Yes please!
New York State of Mind
Winter 2011
A New York State of Mind
Six SPUers jump into the New York art world.
Mission Mentorship
Winter 2011
Mission: Mentorship
An IRS special agent shows an accounting major how to fight crime.
Zoo
Autumn 2010
This Classroom's a Zoo!
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! All in the name of science.
College Kids
Autumn 2010
College Kids
65 lucky Seattle 5th graders got to experience a day in college, with the help of SPU's education students.
Branded
Spring 2010
Branded
From Plan to Brand in 12 Hours.
Dr. Luke Reinsma
Spring 2010
The Life of the Program
How the director of UScholars enlivens the road less traveled.
Brent Miles
Spring 2010
Brilliant Semester
A History major gives you a photo tour of his semester at Oxford.
Annie Mae
Winter 2010
“Major” Decisions
Stop stressing about your major — seriously! Junior Annie Mae Platter tells you why.
Go Long
Autumn 2009
Go Long
Discover why students cheer for Dr. Long. (And dentists boo.)
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 (and 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
Senior Tammy Shih realizes that becoming a teacher is not 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? Alum Megan Hitz made her dream come true — find out how.
Blakely Island
Winter 2007
The Wonder of Blakely Island
Visit a quiet island where SPU students attend the “Tropical Marine Biology” course.

Prof Quiz

Prof Quiz: Brian Chin
Autumn 2011
Prof Quiz: Brian Chin
How many trumpets does Brian Chin own?
Patrick McDonald
Spring 2011
Prof Quiz: Patrick McDonald
Why does Patrick McDonald think it's important to study philosophy?
Michelle Beauclair
Winter 2011
Prof Quiz: Michelle Beauclair
Where is the best French food in Seattle according to Michelle Beauclair?
Eleanor Close
Spring 2010
Prof Quiz: Eleanor Close
Is it really fair that the professors usually get to ask all the questions? We say no.

Real Life

Rating Spaces
Autumn 2011
Rating Spaces
Here are some of our favorite living spaces on campus last year.
Making Waves
Autumn 2011
Making Waves
We don't mean to brag, but our sports teams totally rock.
How I Survived My First Raid
Spring 2011
SPU's Big Night
Who knew mimes and ukuleles would be so popular?
How I Survived My First Raid
Winter 2011
How I Survived My First Raid
Screaming girls, a game of Fugitive... just an average night at SPU!
Setting New Standards
Winter 2011
London or Bust
Cross Country Coach Letiwe Patton hopes to represent Zimbabwe in the 2012 Olympic Games.
Setting New Standards
Autumn 2010
Setting New Standards
SPU athletes show us how it's done.
Rating Spaces
Autumn 2010
Rating Spaces
It's time for our third annual dorm room competition. And can we just say: SPU students have mad interior design skills.
Night of Beats
Autumn 2010
Night of Beats
SPU's annual hip-hop extravaganza.
hat's it like to...
Spring 2010
What's it like to...
Ever kissed the Blarney Stone? Witnessed a miracle?
EMP
Spring 2010
EMP
Nothing brings dance, music, movies, and art together like the Experience Moyer Project.
Dre Anderson
Winter 2010
Getting Settled
Dre Anderson gives you a tour of his first week at Seattle Pacific.
Falcon's Thrill
Autumn 2009
Falcon's Thrill
Falcon maroon was hot this year. Just sayin’…
Falcon's Thrill
Autumn 2009
Rating Spaces
Vote for the ultimate res hall room!
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
Inarguably the biggest event of the year, and an age-old Seattle Pacific University tradition, the 2007 Homecoming Talent Show will go down in the history books as legendary.
Dickerellas
Winter 2007
Dickerellas
Put together a bunch of shoes, freshmen in Hill Residence Hall, dozens of blind dates, and a local late night burger joint, and you have Dickerellas.
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

Saturday Service
Autumn 2011
Saturday Service
After almost two years of excuses, Asia David finds that Latreia is worth waking up for.
Speaking of Faith
Autumn 2011
Speaking of Faith
Here are some of our favorite speakers who came to Seattle Pacific University last academic year.
Picture Peace
Autumn 2011
Picture Peace
Joe Miller shares his experience in the Holy Land on film.
Heart and Soul
Spring 2011
Home of Hope
How one student's life changed by helping the homeless.
Undercover Christian
Winter 2011
Undercover Christian
How a trip to Indonesia changed Hannah Sherwood's understanding of the gospel.
Match-making for Sunday Mornings
Winter 2011
Match-making for Sunday Mornings
Find the church that's perfect for you.
Be Hope to Her
Autumn 2010
Be Hope to Her
Walk a mile in a Kenyan woman's shoes.
Fresh Revelation
Autumn 2010
Fresh Revelation
What happens when an ex-Revelation geek spends a quarter in the text?
Switchfoot
Spring 2010
Let Justice Rock
Switchfoot puts the inspiring message of John Perkins in "The Sound."
Laura Lasworth
spring 2010
Art for God's Sake
The symbolism in Professor of Art Laura Lasworth's paintings comes by an unorthodox approach: listening to God.
Group
spring 2010
Group
group creates connection between God and fellow students
Mocha Club
Winter 2010
The Power of a Mocha
Char and Skiff show you what a mocha can do in Africa.
Faith Shock
Autumn 2009
Faith Shock
A student explains the life of a Mien-American Christian at SPU.
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
Shawrene 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

Push Play
Autumn 2011
Push Play
Seattle really knows how to do "outdoors."
Ballard
Spring 2011
Ballard or Bust
Where it's totally normal to sport a Viking helmet.
Queen Anne Hill
Winter 2011
Queen Anne Hill
Come explore SPU's very own neighborhood.
Green Lake
Autumn 2010
Green Lake
The simpler side of Seattle.
Downtown
Spring 2010
Downtown
A SPU Senior shares six of her favorite downtown-Seattle finds
Josh Tuggle
Spring 2010
Coffee Talk
Josh Tuggle '07 finds his job reflects his love for people, coffee, and teaching
Indoors
Winter 2010
The Great Indoors
Seattle’s culture under cover.
Waterfront
Autumn 2009
Fish & Ships: the Waterfront
Take a walk on the salty side of Seattle!
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
Maybe it’s the cupcakes, the date spots, or the neighborhood’s Nordic flair, but 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
Just a seven minute walk from campus, Fremont boasts funky statues and artwork, boutiques, and tons of places to eat.

My World

My World: Amber Frazier
Autumn 2011
My World: Amber Frazier
The Physics-ista
My World: David Faddis
Autumn 2011
My World: David Faddis
The Cannes Man
Emilio Cabrera
Spring 2011
My World: Emilio Cabrera
"I saw banners that said, 'This is the place where world change begins,' and I thought, 'I belong here.'"
Whitney Pittman
Spring 2011
My World: Whitney Pittman
World champion horseback rider lets you into her world.
Kiersten Holine
Winter 2011
My World: Kiersten Holine
Have you heard her cover of "Across the Universe"?
Jon Moon
Winter 2011
My World: Jon Moon
"Science" just might be his middle name.
Jason Whaling
Autumn 2010
My World: Jason Whaling
The Ambitious Dreamer
Flavia Zarcula
Autumn 2010
My World: Flavia Zarcula
The Unique Explorer
Taylor Neal
Spring 2010
My World: Taylor Neal
The Banjo Man
Kristi Tamaki
Winter 2010
My World: Kristi Tamaki
The Calm Encourager
Anthony Bayya
Winter 2010
My World: Anthony Bayya
The "Beautiful Soul"
Chrissy Hughes
Winter 2010
My World: Chrissy Hughes
The Figure Skater
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

How Real Students Pay for College

How Real Students Pay for College: Vy-Hoa Le
Autumn 2011
How Real Students Pay for College: Vy-Hoa Le
A name and a face to go with the numbers.
Joe Starmer
Spring 2011
Joe Starmer
Recipient of the Young Alumni Council Scholarship
Stephanie Woods
Winter 2011
Stephanie Woods
Recipient of the Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship