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When Megan Swanson arrived...
How Real Students Pay for College
A college degree is not cheap—hear from four students who are doing it
Glean from Ashley Reece’s SPU wisdom
SPU’s authentic Hebrew Torah will inspire your imagination.
The SPU rowing team: Crazy or inspirational?
Seniors reflect on how their faith has changed
You’ll love this funky hamlet bursting with art, food, and oddities
The Team Player
Read about Ineliz’s experience with paying off her college loans in English or Spanish.
The Professor You’ll Never Forget
Seattle Pacific University professors are open and willing to mentor students — and once students take advantage of this opportunity, their lives are never the same
Glean from Nate Berends’ SPU wisdom
The beauty of recyclable giving
Meet this Seattle band of SPU students
Carly Holtzinger creates ways to help the homeless
Seattle’s the perfect place to play outside
Get to know SPU’s librarians and read reviews on their favorite books
The Progressive Leader
The Voracious Learner
Admissions Counselor Carly Simonson shares why she chose SPU
Displaced for a Day
Students attempt to see like refugees.
Zanie McMillan fills in the blanks about SPU life.
Four students create a green way to shop online.
Vote for the ultimate res hall room!
A professor’s exploration of truth in popular music.
A frugal Seattleite’s look at how to be cultured and cheap.
How many people do you know with a sculpture in their backyard (and bird baths don’t count)?
Perl inventor finds great genius means great responsibility.
Cory Deppe takes the road less traveled.
Shalia Aina worships through hula.
Admissions Counselor Robert Mbugua offers his story along with some personal advice.
Inside the Legislature
Interns experience government as it happens.
Ryan Putnam gives you the skinny on life at SPU.
Find out why SPU students love Latin.
Senior Tammy Shih realizes that becoming a teacher is not just a future possibility — but a present reality.
Intramurals: Can sports teams thrive without practices? You bet
An innovative program gets students excited to help others.
Nikkita Oliver's faith drives her to take racial reconciliation seriously.
Check out Seattle’s authentic Asian district.
The men of 6th Ashton continue an orange tradition.
Freshman Naomi Fosket is invited to the 2008 Olympic Games to do what she loves best: make music.
Admissions Counselor Jason Chivers talkes about “leaving your mark”.
All Systems Go
Electrical engineering majors turn knowledge into power — literally!
You asked the questions. Now, junior Belinda Aldrett gives her answers.
Senior Alyssa Fridenmaker has your backstage pass to Benaroya Hall.
Junior Ben Stuart gives an anything-but-average tour of his normal day
Cross Country Champion Jessica Pixler explains why running has taken on a whole new meaning.
Crave adventure? Discover the urban wilderness of Seattle parks.
Four SPU faculty members talk faith in the classroom.
Urban Golfers impress with more than just their golf game.
The South African History Buff
The Ethiopian Enthusiast
Admissions Counselor Amy Evans discovered SPU was a place she could call home.
SPU alum gives homeless teens a voice- through the lens of a camera.
Senior Jarrett Mylander tackles topics asked by real students.
Find out why SPU has such high acceptance rates into medical school.
Students learn in Italy, Austria, Germany, and France.
Get a double dose of caffeine and consciousness with Pura Vida.
Visit India with recent SPU travelers.
A salute to Pike Place Market, and etc takes you there.
The Socially Conscious Businessman
The Event Guru
Admissions Counselor Kim Ward discusses waiting for an “aha” moment your college search.
Lost and Found
Abe Bol and thousands like him, the “Lost Boys of Sudan,” came to America after being orphaned as war ravaged their homeland.
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.
Ever dream about a design career in Manhattan? Alum Megan Hitz made her dream come true — find out how.
SPUers living on the streets? It’s true — we’ll tell you why.
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.
Maybe it’s the cupcakes, the date spots, or the neighborhood’s Nordic flair, but these students can’t stop talking about Ballard!
The Compassionate Go-getter
The Film Fanatic
Admissions Counselor Ineliz Soto stresses the value of opportunity.
Cool City, Cool Jobs
See where young alums are working in Seattle.
Business major Cory Shepherd answers your questions about professors, residence halls, and Seattle.
Visit a quiet island where SPU students attend the “Tropical Marine Biology” course.
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.
Shawrene Keppel writes about her life-changing trip to China.
Students rank their top 10 spots on Queen Anne Hill, just above SPU.
The Soccer Star
The Scholarly Prankster
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!
Interior design major Carolyn Nason answers questions about Seattle rain, food on campus, and what to do outside of class.
Chris Randolph came to SPU not knowing what a decathlon was, but later broke SPU’s decathlon record — twice!
Read how a community art project helps students examine their perception of AIDS.
Just a seven minute walk from campus, Fremont boasts funky statues and artwork, boutiques, and tons of places to eat.
The Singing Barista
The Classy Rapper
Admissions Counselor Bryan Jones invites you to visit SPU.