Wisdom from a survivor

Student shares story of assault

  Abby Carson is learning the importance of vulnerability. Carson, a sixth-year physiology major, has been sexually assaulted twice during her time at SPU. Both assaults were off campus and by people not affiliated with SPU. With the first assault, she had a hard time recognizing what happened and neglected to immediately report it. But […]

Chapel features carols, prayers

Annual Advent festival celebrates coming of Jesus

As one of Seattle Pacific University’s annual Christmas traditions, the Music Department hosted the Festival of Lessons and Carols at First Free Methodist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The festival is an Advent celebration that retells the stories of the fall of man, the promise of the Savior and the birth of Christ through short […]


Series provides closure

Fans react to ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ premier

SPOILER ALERT The new “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” has arrived to stream on Netflix, and after nine years fans are finally given a chance to catch up with some of their favorite characters and receive the much-needed sense of closure many feel they have been denied. The new Netflix miniseries serves as […]

Theatre responds to tragedy

Art offers reflections after Orlando nightclub shooting

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen walked into Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. He shot and killed 49 people and injured 53 Pulse guests. It is the deadliest mass shooting by a single shooter and the deadliest incident of violence against the LGBTQ+ community in U.S. history. In response to the nightclub shooting, […]


Comic series condemns culture

Isolationist-Christian thought harmful

Jack T. Chick, an evangelical comic publisher who sold over 750 million comic units, has recently passed away at age 92. Perhaps his name is not familiar, but his comics certainly are. Known as “Chick tracts,” these little Christian comic books serve as tools for evangelism in the form of gifts to non-believers. Over 50 […]


SPU loses to Looney at Classic

Men’s basketball goes 1-1; suffers loss to former head coach

Poor first halves marred the Cougar Classic tournament for the SPU men’s basketball team. The Falcons’ record stayed at .500 (3-3), after splitting a pair of games at the tournament in suburban Los Angeles over this long holiday weekend. Despite a rough first half in the Falcons’ first road game against tournament host Azusa Pacific, […]

SPU sweeps final match

Volleyball ends; young team looks forward to next season

The 1,268 kills, 1,203 assists, 124 aces and 1,908 blocks are just a few of the statistics the Seattle Pacific women’s volleyball team has racked up during their 2016 season. They played 28 games over the course of three months (conference and nonconference) with an overall record of 11-17; 6-4 at home, 2-10 away and […]