Faculty, staff, students, and alumni eagerly await SPU board response

Faculty, staff, students, and alumni eagerly await SPU board response

On Friday, April 23, Seattle Pacific University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members gathered to protest in response to the SPU Board of Trustees' decision to uphold the hiring policy that excludes LGBTQ+ individuals from becoming full-

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Inslee expands vaccine eligibility ahead of COVID's fourth surge

Inslee expands vaccine eligibility ahead of COVID's fourth surge

On Wednesday, March 31, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that all Washington residents aged 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning on April 15. This announcement came as an effort to stem a recent surge in statewide cases.

Roll for survival: D&D, an inclusive coping mechanism in quarantine

Roll for survival: D&D, an inclusive coping mechanism in quarantine

"I have this pet theory, which is that found family is inherently queer," says podcaster and performer Monica Domena as she looks out at me from a Zoom call screen. We're discussing the intersection between the LGBTQ+ community and the Dungeons & Dragons

Triangle Recreation Camp looks ahead to the upcoming season

Triangle Recreation Camp looks ahead to the upcoming season

Through the thick and thin of the coronavirus pandemic, Triangle Recreation Camp, "the Northwest's premier recreational campground that is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer owned and operated" has continued to safely serve the community at a

Why Super Bowl LV's Dexcom G6 ad has lost its grip with reality

Why Super Bowl LV's Dexcom G6 ad has lost its grip with reality

As a Type 1 diabetic of twenty years, I can say that I have experienced it all. From the disabling low blood sugar episodes that make me feel like I am about to slip into unconsciousness, to the stubborn highs that leave me groggy and irritable for days t

New Girl Scout troop reaches out to LGBTQ community

New Girl Scout troop reaches out to LGBTQ community

TACOMA - Jennifer Kopf is a lifelong Girl Scout. She began as a Brownie in second grade and continued on to become a Cadette in eighth grade. Three years ago, she became a volunteer.

Jesse's Journal: My ethnic self

Jesse's Journal: My ethnic self

"You don't look Latin," people sometimes say to me when they learn about my background. "What does a Latin look like?," I reply, knowing full well what their answer might be. The fact is, to many Americans, Latinx people are mestizos with dark skins and c

House passes $1.9 trillion dollar relief bill, which now faces scrutiny in the Senate

House passes $1.9 trillion dollar relief bill, which now faces scrutiny in the Senate

The House passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act on Saturday, aimed at providing relief from the coronavirus pandemic's impact.

2021 State of the City address

2021 State of the City address

Mayor Durkan discusses plan for equitable vaccine distribution and the vision for Seattle on the other side of the pandemic

LGBTQ ally and author battles Amazon and wins

LGBTQ ally and author battles Amazon and wins

Kathy Baldock puts a giant A in LGBTQIA.

History: the way they didn't want you to see it

History: the way they didn't want you to see it

I think we can agree that history books should state the facts in a way that is honest about and relevant to the events being discussed, although, historically, this has been a running issue in our school systems. There is an unbelievable amount of suppre

National AIDS Memorial observes Black History Month with Memorial Quilt virtual exhibition honoring Black lives lost to AIDS

National AIDS Memorial observes Black History Month with Memorial Quilt virtual exhibition honoring Black lives lost to AIDS

SAN FRANCISCO - During Black History Month, the National AIDS Memorial honors Black lives lost to AIDS with a specially curated selection of 56 blocks of the AIDS Memorial Quilt (the Quilt). The exhibition uses the beauty and power of the Quilt to bring

University sued for discrimination

University sued for discrimination

A nursing professor is suing Seattle Pacific University (SPU) for discrimination after being rejected for a full-time role because he is gay.