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Let Light Shine Out of Darkness

On June 5, 2014, the SPU community endured a senseless act of violence. In its wake, we found strength in God and one another.


The Cry of the Heart
Paul Lee’s Memory Dances On

A Future With Hope

This year’s Ivy Cutting and Commencement ceremonies brought the Class of 2014 together with faculty, staff, classmates, and family for a celebration of academic achievement and Christian community.


Scholarship Named in Honor of 2014 Graduate Jon Meis

Champion of Children

“I was taught that service is the rent that each of us pays for living,” Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, told 2014 graduates.

In Their Own Words

Meet members of the Class of 2014 who are the first in their families to earn a bachelor’s degree.


Jordan Grant, A First-Generation College Grad, Helps Families Afford an SPU Education

Scholar in Chains

A graduate of SPC, Kassa Wolde-Mariam ’56 married a princess, served an emperor, and was martyred by communists. Throughout, he stayed true to his faith and ideals.


The World Acting Globally

Voicing a Revolution

Professor Examines Overlooked Stories of Those Living Through Arab Spring


Psychology Students and Faculty Support Christian University in India

The City Urban Perspectives

Where Techies Gather

Alumna Engineers Community at a Unique Bookstore


Holistic Health Care in the Rainier Valley
SPU Grad Recognized as Washington’s 2014 Teacher of the Year

The Bible & Theology Toward Christian Maturity

Scripture's Sound and Light Show

The Book of Revelation Bears Witness to Jesus


Lectio Celebrates Four Years of Free Online Bible Resources
Philosophy Professor Delivers Lecture on Atonement Theories

Home & Family Improving Daily Life

Not Without Salt

Alumna’s Blog Builds Community Among Food Aficionados


Apparel Design and Merchandising Students Prepare for Fashion Careers

Athletics The Scholar-Athlete

The Downs Dynasty

An SPU Basketball Family Marks a Milestone


Spring Sports Update
Habegger A Hall of Famer

Alumni A World Community

Sinatra and Canned Soup

Residents Recall: There’s No Place Like Alexander Hall


Celebrated Missionary Visits Campus
Restore Alexander Project

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Of Putin and Pins

SPU political science faculty members interviewed the former U.S. Secretary of State when she visited campus in April 2014.

Prague Winter Giveaway

Response is inviting readers to join us in reading Madeleine Albright’s best-selling book.

Web Exclusives

Extra Response features, updates, and picture galleries that you will find only online.

Response OnScreen

Response film reviews, filmmaker interviews, and personal reflections on cinema