The Way I See It

On July 5, 1999, I drove my 1985 Oldsmobile downtown and looked for parking somewhere near the Kingdome. It was the first public open house for Safeco Field, and I was going to be there. It turns out the rest of Seattle had the same idea. I waited in line to get my first look […]

Gymnastics successful

The Falcons ended last week with outings against two Division I teams. On Thursday the Falcons finished second at UC Davis in a four-way meet that included Sacramento State and Alaska Anchorage. Sacramento State finished first with 191.550 points, and SPU finished with 188.575 points. UC Davis was close behind the Falcons with 187.900 and […]

Playoff hopes abound

The Falcon women continued a four-game winning streak as they finished their last road trip of the regular season with victories at Saint Martin’s College and Central Washington University last week. Juniors Liz Guppy and Ashley Miller both scored 20 points last Thursday night, leading SPU to a 75-63 victory over the Saints. "It’s crunch […]

Winning streak ends

In addition to the loss against Central Washington on Saturday, the Falcons may have also lost two of their key bench players, senior guard Yasir Rosemond and senior forward Nick Johnson. Rosemond, who averaged 21.9 minutes and 10.6 points per game, was excused from practice on Monday for an undisclosed reason, and his status on […]

Bound WSU man in frat fire

(U-WIRE) PULLMAN, Wash. — University officials are taking reports of a fraternity member bound and trapped in the burning Sigma Nu house seriously. About 20 minutes after firefighters arrived, they were informed someone might be in the guest room, Pullman Fire Capt. Richard Dragoo said. After clearing away a couch and some chairs, firefighters found […]

Campus Security Blotter

Tow On Wednesday, Lincoln Towing was called to tow a vehicle out of a student’s reserved space. The non-SPU-registered vehicle was towed off campus. Liquor Law Violation At 9:10 p.m. on Thursday, Security discovered a running pickup truck parked in a no-parking area on Dravus Street across from Ashton Hall. Alcohol was found in the […]

News Briefs

European Symposium The 17th Annual European Studies Symposium will take place today through Friday. Students and faculty will be giving several presentations throughout the rest of the week. Tomorrow’s chapel at 9:30 a.m. in First Free Methodist Church will be led by Symposium Director Michael Macdonald. Keynote Speaker Perry Lorenzo will be speaking in Demaray […]

Family housing decreases

Senior Troy Lehto brought his family to Seattle Pacific University because of the small college atmosphere and amount of family housing that was offered. "It’s been a great blessing that the school has allowed us to live here. … We couldn’t afford school otherwise," Lehto said. But lately, Lehto believes that SPU’s housing slogan should […]