Do Jesus and bloodshed mix?

Don Holsinger remembers a time not so long ago when the draft was not just a topic for debate; it was a reality. In the late 1960s, SPU Professor of History Don Holsinger was faced with the possibility of being drafted into the Vietnam War and participating in a conflict that, theologically speaking, he did […]

Can’t stop the ‘Huss-tle’

"It is definitely worth all the time and effort I put into it. I really love [gymnastics]," said Debra Huss, a sophomore SPU gymnast from Orangevale, Calif. Huss, last year’s co-most valuable gymnast as a freshman, has been tumbling since the age of two. She started competitive gymnastics when she was nine years old. However, […]

SPU sports pulse

Heading towards 7-11 for a nighttime snack, you may have noticed something strange taking place down on Wallace field. Is it soccer? Is it football? Nope, it’s rugby. The internationally popular sport is hitting SPU like a wayward back meeting bodies with a beefy front-rower. Yeah, I’ll admit it, I’m not sure what that means […]

Falcon hot streak continues at home

The No. 3-ranked SPU women’s basketball team stayed perfect in league play and junior guard Mandy Wood shined as the Falcons (14-1, 6-0) disposed of both Northwest Nazarene (NNU) and Saint Martin’s Universities over the weekend. The wins stretched the team’s league unbeaten streak to 48 consecutive games and kept their record unblemished over the […]

Track and Field Recap

Sophomore Karen Dickson won the Great northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for winning the 5,000 meters with an SPU and GNAC record time of 17.20.73. Dickson, junior Danielle Ayers-Stamper (60 hurdles) and junior Allison Hedges (pole vault) all scored within their NCAA Division II provisional qualifying marks. […]

The Runaround

Not that any of you should worry (SPU counseling center, close personal friends, Mom), but there are times that I feel very alone in the world. I tell you not to worry because these moments don’t involve my sitting in a dark room, listening to emo music and writing depressing weblogs. No, these moments are […]

SPU beats Vikings

What will 76 points over 40 minutes plus 8-17 shooting from behind the arc, 47 boards, 13 assists and five less fouls than the other team get you? How about a win against the 14th nationally-ranked Western Washington University (WWU) Vikings before a crowd of over 1,500 screaming fans on your home turf? The Falcon […]