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Thursday, November 01, 2007
 Volume # 1,  Issue # 2
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Senate Briefs

Welcome New Senators!!
ASSP would like to welcome two new senators: Katie Joy Blanksma who will be serving as the CHA Senator and Parker Reynolds who will serving as the Commuter Senator.

 
Student Resources
Free Bus Passes: checkout for 5 hour increments at the ASSP Office or Uni-Com desk in the SUB, click here
Discounted Swim Passes: $5 for 5 swims at the Queen Anne Pool. Available at the ASSP Office in the SUB, click here
Martial Sports Passes: $20 for 5 classes. Available at the ASSP Office in the SUB, click here
Seattle Art Museum Passes: ASSP has both free and half price S.A.M. passes they can give to students on a first come, first serve basis.

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CONTENTS

Community News
   President's Forum
   Not For Sale
   Financial Literacy Seminars

Students Serving Students
   Swim Passes
   Seattle Art Museum
   Monthly Bus Passes
   Martial Sports
   24-hour Bus Passes
   Sacred Sounds of Christmas, The Nutcracker, & Warren Miller Tickets Available

Activities
   Tradition!
   SPU Theatre presents "The Loman Family Picnic"
   Submit Your Art to Lingua!
   Refugee Project
   Emerson Coffee House
   Pemberly Society

Ministries
   Chapel
   Group
   Prayer and Communion
   Night of Worship

COMMUNITY NEWS

President's Forum
This month brings the 6th President's Forum with special guest Rev. Earl Palmer. Theme: “Becoming Biblically and Theologically Educated".Location: First Free Methodist Church. Time: 9:30-10:20am. Guest Speaker: The Rev. Earl Palmer, Senior Pastor, University Presbyterian Church.


Not For Sale
The NOT FOR SALE CAMPAIGN is taking place November 5th from 8:00-10:00 pm in Upper Gwinn. There will be a multimedia presentation that includes clips from the rockumentary film "Concert to End Slavery," LIVE performances of redemption songs, clips from the Roadside Attraction's film TRADE, and David Batstone LIVE teaching about strategic ways to fight human trafficking. Hosted by Residence Life- catch the movement!


Financial Literacy Seminars
Join us for an informative session each quarter presented by a financial expert. Sign-ups are not necessary-just show up! Come to one or all three, but attending each quarter will maximize the informational benefits you receive. The first seminar this year will be Wednesday November 7, 2007 at 12:30 p.m. in Demaray Hall 150. Refer to the Student Financial Services website for more information. [link]


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STUDENTS SERVING STUDENTS

Swim Passes
Students can purchase 5 swims for $5.00 at Ballard Pool in the ASSP office. That's only $1.00 a swim!


Seattle Art Museum
S.A.M passes are now available in the ASSP office. Both free admission and 1/2 price tickets are being offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Students must show their ID card and there is a limit of one per student. [link]


Monthly Bus Passes
Did you know that you can purchase monthly bus passes at 30% off? Go to the office of Safety and Security to purchase a monthly bus pass for only $35.00 compared to the normal $54.00.


Martial Sports
http://images.jupiterimages.com/common/detail/76/02/23240276.jpgThe ASSP office offers students a huge discount on Martial Sports classes. Martial Sports is located right on Nickerson across from Emerson Hall and students can purchase 5 classes for only $20.00. Currently classes include Cardio Kick-Boxing, Tae Kwon Do, and Mixed Martial Arts. A schedule of classes is available in the ASSP office.


24-hour Bus Passes
ASSP is now offering not only free 5-hour bus passes, but 24 hour passes that can be purchased for only $2.00! Bus passes can be picked up in the ASSP office or the Uni-com desk if the office is closed.


Sacred Sounds of Christmas, The Nutcracker, & Warren Miller Tickets Available
The ASSP Office is now selling The Sacred Sounds of Christmas tickets for $10 and Nutcracker tickets for $10. The Sacred Sounds of Christmas is November 25th at 4pm at Benaroya Hall and there are a few different dates that Nutcracker tickets are available. Stop by the ASSP office and get your tickets, they are going fast!


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ACTIVITIES

Tradition!
Tradition will be held in Tiffany Loop on November 30th from 6-10pm. Gather your friends, family and neighbors and come on down dressed in your best Christmas attire. There will be live music, food, activities and crafts.


SPU Theatre presents "The Loman Family Picnic"
"The Loman Family Picnic" is a production by Donald Margulies; Directed by Andrew D. Ryder; Design by Don Yanik; Tickets available through Fine Arts Box Office 206-281-2959 or e-mail: TheatreTickets@spu.edu; Dates: November 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 2007; 7:30 p.m.; Matinee: November 17, 2:00 p.m.


Submit Your Art to Lingua!
Art submissions are being taken on an on-going basis for Lingua, SPU's annual art journal. Submissions can be in the form of painting, fiction, drawing, poetry, music, and photography and need to be submitted in the Humanities office on the second floor of Marston-Watson. More information can be found by going to LinguaJournal.org or email Lingua@spu.edu.


Refugee Project
In partnership with World Relief, Urban involvement presents the Refugee Project, an immersion into the experiences and challenges faced by refugees as they enter America. The event includes discussion of the Christian response to the refugee crisis, a hands-on simulation of the refugee's journey through the process of entering the United States and dinner with a recently-arrived refugee family. Space is limited and apply early because prior meetings are required to equip you for the experience. Contact Andrew Hayes at haysa3@spu.edu for more information.


Emerson Coffee House
Come and listen to great musical acts and other performances from SPU students in Emerson's main lounge! When: November 17th from 8-11pm.


Pemberly Society
Pemberley Society, the SPU Jane Austen club, is having a movie night on November 11th which will be a viewing of the 1995 "Pride & Prejudice". The event will be from 5:00-10:00pm in Science Building 112. On Wednesday, November 28th at 6pm they will be viewing the 2005 "Pride & Prejudice" with Kiera Knightley in the Library Seminar Room. Finally, Pemberley Society is organizing regular outings to an English Country Dancing group that meets in the U.District. They meet on Friday evenings from 7:00-10:30pm and admission is $5.00 for students. Interested students can email Alex Binz or Bobbie Childers at bobbiec@spu.edu or can visit their website at: http://myhome.spu.edu/binza/pemberley.html [link]


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MINISTRIES

Chapel
Chapel is every Tuesday starting at 9:30am at First Free Methodist.Thanksgiving Chapel will be held on the 20th at 9:30am.


Group
Group is every Wednesday at 8:30pm in Upper Gwinn. No Group on Wednesday the 21st.


Prayer and Communion
Prayer and Communion is every Friday at 7:30am in Alexander Chapel. No Prayer and Communion Friday the 23rd due to Thanksgiving.


Night of Worship
This month's Night of Worship is called “Expressing Gratitude-In the Light and the Darkness" and will be on November 18th. Where: First Free Methodist Church Time: 7:00-9:00pm [link]


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