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Peter Houston-Hencken

Peter Houston-Hencken is a recent graduate of Whitworth University with a degree in journalism. Peter currently works for a background investigation firm but is passionate about freelancing on the weekends. Peter grew up as the son of a Presbyterian pastor. He feels strong in his faith and his commitment to Jesus Christ. He aspires to have a career in journalism and help people get more informed about the events in their communities.

Faith groups continue to advocate against Newport Smelter

Officials from the smelter’s parent organization, PacWest Silicon, claim it will create 150 jobs when fully operational, according to the Spokesman Review. However, Morgan does not believe it is a legitimate justification for the construction.

Earth Day Vigil to Address Effects of Pollution, Including Bunker Hill Mine

The vigil is in part a protest of the Bunker Hill Mine in Kellogg, which is located on the nation’s largest Superfund site.

Lecture to give insight into Mother Teresa

Today Whitworth will host the Rev. Brian Kolodiejchuk to speak about his books and his close association with Mother Teresa.

Upcoming Conference at Gonzaga to address combating hate

Next month, Gonzaga University will host its 5th International Conference on Hate Studies. The conference intends to bring several researchers and thought leaders to help find ways for the community to combat hate and promote human rights and justice in their neighborhoods.

The Ben Shapiro Debate: Bringing controversial speakers to faith-based universities

The protests and cancellations of conservative speakers are not uncommon on Christian-based campuses.

Religious Leaders Applaud Washington State’s Death Penalty Ruling

In October the Washington State Supreme Court ruled capital punishment as unconstitutional, thereby abolishing the practice from the state’s criminal justice system.

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