SPU Sports Pulse

Has anybody noticed that the NHL is no longer operating? Do you even know what the NHL is? Well, if you don’t, then consider me an expert on Professional Sports League Acronyms (PSLA). Surprisingly, the National Hockey League (NHL) has something in common with the SPU (Seattle Pacific University) hockey club: neither one is operational. […]

The Runaround

After the dominant win by the New England Patriots in Sunday’s AFC Championship game, loyal readers might think that I would write a lengthy tribute to the Patriots given that I like them more than all but five other things in life. I, however, am not as predictable as I seem. Certainly, the Patriots are […]

Gymnasts No. 1 in nation

The Falcon gymnastics team moved to 0-2 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) with their loss to Division I San Jose State on Friday, but jumped to No.1 in the USA Gymnastics (USAG) national rankings. According to assistant coach Kathy Siwek, the USAG establishes its rankings in a different way than most other collegiate […]

Don’t waste First Amendment

Some called it the Day of Mourning; to others it was Inauguration Day. January 20 marked the official beginning of President Bush’s second term, and was greeted by protests around the United States. In today’s world the event of an inauguration is mostly a formality. The First Lady held the bible, and the President swore […]

Group supports nonviolence

I am writing this in response to Joanna Whitney’s letter to the editor concerning the death of Rachel Corrie in the Jan. 19 issue of The Falcon. I feel certain that Whitney does not stand alone in her concerns, which is why I must attempt a response. My contention is not over the broad theological […]

Staff Editorials

Last week was the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. It was put on in a large, united effort by the World Council of Churches and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. Unfortunately, while Christian communities around the world were coming together to pray for unity, not much attention was drawn to it around […]