News

John Perkins speaks for last time at annual chapel lecture

Perkins finds unity between Jesus and justice

The pews of the First Free Methodist Church were nearly full as Tali Hairston, the director of the John Perkins center, interviewed John Perkins himself during his final annual lecture at chapel. The two sat in chairs tilted toward one another as Perkins answered questions from both Hairston and pre-recorded messages from SPU students. “What’s […]

Senators approve upcoming fiesta

Dialogue about accessibility continues, by-law updates underway

This week in Senate, Senators passed a funding request from Latinos Unidos club for their upcoming “Fiesta” event. Additionally, Senators continued discussion on campus accessibility and reviewed by-law updates. Representatives from Latinos Unidos club spoke to Senate about Fiesta, which is scheduled to take place on May 8 in Martin Square. The event will feature […]

Features

Seniors showcase art, experience

Students draw from personal anecdotes to create final projects

For seniors Kelsey Elliott and Sarah Rasmussen, art is much more than something to be enjoyed — it is something to be experienced. Rather than sharing a message with words, the two find meaning can best be conveyed through art. As a part of the SPU Art Department’s senior shows, these two have worked to […]

Opinion

Accountability Survey biased

Questionnaire aims to find staged answers

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a “leading question” is defined as a question asked in a way that is intended to produce a desired answer. Usually surveys are purposefully designed to avoid these types of questions in order to get objective and accurate results regarding the subject. It appears that the Trump administration didn’t get that […]

Drug reform needed

Drug addiction proves major public health issue, not simply isolated criminal problem

Last March, former President Obama spoke at the National Prescription Drug Abuse Heroin Summit in Atlanta saying, “For too long we’ve viewed drug addiction through the lens of criminal justice.” He added, “The most important thing to do is reduce demand. And the only way to do that is to provide treatment — to see […]

Sports

Stinson save-ing the game

Junior goalkeeper prepares for last competitive soccer season

Tough games often bring out the best in teams; they force every member to step up, and, for some, that goes without recognition. For junior Falcon goalkeeper Molly Stinson, that is not the case. Stinson from Woodinville, Washington has been the starting goalkeeper for the Falcons since her second year at SPU, after the previous […]

Improvement shows on field versus Seattle University

Spring exhibition season winds down, Falcons take on two DI competitors

With another week of the spring exhibition season in the books, the SPU men’s soccer team matched up against Seattle University and showcased what it is capable of. While the point of the spring exhibition season is to see improvements and gauge where the team is, in Saturday’s game, the Falcons fought hard against a […]