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Notes From Underground

Chris Hoke MFA ’13 tells the story of a roasting project that transforms coffee beans in order to transform lives.

Coffee Changes Lives

Meet alumni who have dedicated their careers to changing the world with coffee.

The Man and the Machine

Kent Bakke ’76 is the CEO of La Marzocco international, a Seattle-based espresso machine manufacturer. He tells the story of how Seattle’s love affair with espresso began.

Also: Find Your Perfect Brew

Coffee Meets Chemistry

His dad developed Starbucks VIA. Now SPU senior Bo Valencia is following in his dad’s footsteps while developing his own unique path.

Barista and Beyond

Barista on your résumé? No problem, say career counselors. We explore how customer service jobs can kickstart a whole variety of career journeys.

Also: Make Your Next Career Move


In the Loop What’s Happening at SPU

Cinephiles Unite!

New Film Studies major


Immerse: The Youth Discipleship Academy
Falconettes celebrate 80th anniversary

The World Acting Globally

Global Connection

SPU students find creative ways to support refugees


Alumni advocate for family-based orphan care at global conference

The City Urban Perspectives

Ghosts of Primaries Past

Presidential historian addresses 20th annual Downtown Business Breakfast


Alumna serves with City Year Seattle

The Bible & Theology Toward Christian Maturity

A Reconciliation Movement

Prophetic Scripture anchors discussion at Church Leaders Forum


Palmer Lecture 2016

Education Teaching and Learning

Ahead of the Curve

Solving Washington state’s teacher shortage — yes, it’s possible


Paths to becoming an educator

Arts & Culture Faithful Creativity

Alumnus’ New “Enterprise”

Star Trek composer Ron Jones builds a musician’s paradise


SPU debate team continues storied tradition

Athletics The Scholar-Athlete

Seven National Titles

Hundley is SPU’s most decorated gymnast ever


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