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Quote of the Week:   Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, "Tonight is Halloween!" ~ Dexter Kozen


Monday, October 29, 2007
 Volume # 390,  Issue # 5
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   One Application - MANY Scholarship Opportunities!

Announcements
   Fremont Bridge Closure

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   RESPECT YOUR BODY WEEK
   Unlimited in Chapel
   University Players at Rainier Christian High School
   Reading with Milton Fellow Jessie van Eerden
   Choir Concert
   Discover SPRINT
   TRICK OR TREAT! Halloween in Residence Halls

Falcon Sports
   Volleyball vs. Western Washington
   Men's Soccer vs. Seattle University
   Volleyball vs. Central Washington
   Men's and Women's Cross Country

Academic Information
   Summer in Spain!
   Last Day to Withdraw from Classes
   The Nuts and Bolts of Applying to Graduate School

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

One Application - MANY Scholarship Opportunities!
The Student Financial Services Undergrad Scholarship Application will be available starting on Thursday, November 1. This is a great opportunity for all continuing undergrad students who will be enrolled full time during the 2008-9 academic year. There are over 70 scholarships available for eligible students. All you have to do is fill out one application and you will automatically be placed in the pool for all eligible scholarships. Application and requirements can be found online at the attached website on Thursday. This is an opportunity you don't want to miss! For more information, contact Whitney Kruse at whitney@spu.edu. [link]


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fremont Bridge Closure
The Fremont Bridge will be closed from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. on October 29, 30, and November 1. The bridge will remain open to traffic on Halloween night, October 31, for festivities in Fremont.


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

RESPECT YOUR BODY WEEK
Monday, October 29 - Friday, November 2. Respect Your Body Week is a week of expression, action, and education regarding eating, body image, and related issues. It is a time to be challenged on one's belief about beauty, the body, food, image, and other related issues. For more information, contact Sara Rehberg at rehbes@spu.edu.


Unlimited in Chapel
Tuesday, October 30, 9:30-10:20 a.m., First Free Methodist Church. Unlimited, SPU's musical performing group, will be in Chapel. For more information, contact Kyle Feldman at kfeldman@spu.edu.


University Players at Rainier Christian High School
Wednesday, October 31, 11:45 a.m. - 12:30, Auburn. The University Players will be performing "Winter Requiem" at Rainier Christian High School. For more information, please contact Kyle Feldman at kfeldman@spu.edu.


Reading with Milton Fellow Jessie van Eerden
Thursday, November 1, 7:30-9:00 p.m., Art Center Gallery. 2007-8 Milton Center Fellow Jessie van Eerden, a non-fiction writer who hails from West Virginia and recently graduated with an MFA from the top-ranked University of Iowa, will read an essay from a series of portraits about the rural Appalachian community of her upbringing and the unlikely spiritual teachers she found there. "Woman with Spirits" tells the story of an elderly neighbor who was photographed during the War on Poverty as a media-satisfying emblem of a poor person. Van Eerden's essays have appeared in Best American Spiritual Writing in 2006, Geez Magazine, Portland, Bellingham Review, North Dakota Quarterly, and Riverteeth. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Julie Mullins at julieanne@spu.edu.


Choir Concert
Friday, November 2, 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Free Methodist Church. Choir concert including Concert and Chamber Choir directed by David Anderson; Men's Choir directed by Ken Pendergrass; and Women's Choir directed by Neil Lieurance. Admission is free. For more information, call 206-281-2411.


Discover SPRINT
Saturday, November 3, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Q Cafe. Come learn more about Seattle Pacific Outreach International (SPRINT) as members of the 2007 Summer Teams share stories and testimonies from their experiences. This event is open to current and past SPRINTers, SPU Students and faculty, as well as the general community. SPRINT will also unveil locations for the 2008 Summer Teams. For more information, contact B.J. Higa at higab@spu.edu, or visit the attached link. [link]


TRICK OR TREAT! Halloween in Residence Halls
Wednesday, October 31, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Emerson and Hill Hall Councils welcome the SPU community to Trick-or-Treat throughout Emerson and Hill Halls on Halloween! Residential students invite faculty, staff, and neighbors to bring their little ones door to door for treats, and to enjoy some great games in the lounges. Students will greet visitors at lobby doors and residents who are participating will have a sign posted on their room door. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sharon Barr-Jeffrey, Assistant Director of Residence Life, at barrs@spu.edu.


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FALCON SPORTS

Volleyball vs. Western Washington
Thursday, November 1, 7:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion.


Men's Soccer vs. Seattle University
Saturday, November 3, 7:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium.


Volleyball vs. Central Washington
Saturday, November 3, 3:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion.


Men's and Women's Cross Country
Best of luck to the Falcon cross country teams who will be participating in the NCAA West Regional this weekend!


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Summer in Spain!
Spain, University of Salamanca, June 28 - August 2, 2008. Earn 13 credits this summer at the University of Salamanca in Spanish (8) and History (5). There are some spots still open! For an application and interview, contact Dr. Alberto Ferreiro at beto@spu.edu.


Last Day to Withdraw from Classes
Friday, November 2 is the last day to withdraw from courses! For more information, contact Student Academic Services at 206-281-2031 or sasinfo@spu.edu.


The Nuts and Bolts of Applying to Graduate School
Thursday, November 1, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., Demaray Hall 261. Are you thinking about applying to Grad School? Did you know most applications for graduate school are due in December or January of the year before you begin a program? Come learn "The Nuts and Bolts of Applying to Graduate School" from Dr. Susan Gallagher, Director of the Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development. Dr. Gallagher will address practical issues such as the application process, taking the GRE, getting recommendations, the personal statement, financial considerations, and a recommended time table. Don't miss out on this valuable session!


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