Women: mission impossible

Along with the majority of other men, my lack of understanding concerning the nature of the female frustrates me continually. As the Norm character on "Cheers" summarized, "Women! You can’t live with ’em — pass the beer nuts." The fifth anniversary of my bachelorhood came and went a week ago, and I’m puzzling over its […]

WTO quickly forgotten

"Hell no to the WTO! Hell no to the WTO!" Ah, it seems like only yesterday that the streets were littered with happy folk chanting those words in unison. Where has the time gone? Where are the days of mass arrests, accusations of police brutality, and anti-corporate protests in Seattle? Just the memory of tear […]

Staff Editorials

In spite of the bustle of Thanksgiving travels, students, faculty and staff filled the seats of First Free Methodist Church to give thanks and pray for those among us who are in need. Last Tuesday’s Thanksgiving chapel was a tangible display of what this community should be all about. There is perhaps no greater sign […]

The Way I See It

This is the time of year when people are supposed to be full of cheer and goodwill toward men. That is, unless you’re a pro sports fan in Seattle or involved in Florida politics. The Seahawks were supposed to be new and improved, and the Supersonics were going to be a force in the West. […]

Men victorious at weekend tourney

While most of us were at home consuming endless amounts of turkey and cranberries, watching football and relaxing, the SPU men’s basketball team traveled to Bellingham to participate in the Chuck Randall Thanksgiving Classic. The Falcons won both games in Carver Gym, improving their season record to 2-1 after losing their first regular season game […]

Women open season at 3-0

Maybe the Falcons were thinking about their Thanksgiving feast a day early, or maybe they had overlooked Southern Colorado and were thinking about the tough schedule ahead. Either way the Falcons came out rusty Wednesday night. Twelve minutes into the game the Falcons were down 14-2. The Falcons found their game and bounced back resiliently […]

The life of a Yankee

The starting pitcher is beginning to struggle in a crucial World Series game, and the manager makes the call to the bullpen. The relief pitcher comes into the game surrounded by 55,000 fans in Yankee Stadium cheering for him as he tries to continue the rich winning tradition of Yankee baseball. For most people this […]