Falcons thrive in Idaho

Seattle Pacific’s track and field team excelled yet again on Saturday as they competed at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) indoor track and field championships in Nampa, Idaho. Juniors Danielle Ayers-Stamper and Chris Randolph each won three events and were named outstanding athletes of the meet. Both athletes set SPU and GNAC records at […]

SPU Sports Pulse

Triple Crowns are rare in almost every sport that has them. Baseball hasn’t had a Triple Crown winner since Carl Yastrzemski did it over 30 years ago. Horse racing hasn’t had a Triple Crown winner since people actually cared about horse racing. Yet at SPU, Triple Crowns have been happening with alarming frequency. For the […]

The Runaround

This one time, I started a paper a week before it was due. I went to the library to gather some sources, sat down at a desk to begin my outline and promptly fell asleep. When I woke up 10 minutes later, I stumbled into the computer lab with sleep lines on my face and […]

Men split pair in Alaska

For one whole month, the SPU men’s basketball team soared above the rest in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC), winning like crazy and staying in first place. All that came to a halt last Thursday up in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Falcons lost a crucial game by eight points to the University of Alaska Fairbanks […]

back-to-back meets challenge SPUGs

The Seattle Pacific gymnastics team (2-10) had a hard weekend on the road. The Falcons traveled to UC Davis and San Jose State (SJS), competing both Friday and Saturday night. "It is definitely difficult to go twice in a row," said head coach Laurel Tindall. Sophomore Kristin Bryant, who competes on the balance beam, vault […]

Team effort is key

Most basketball teams usually have one or two star players that absorb all of the attention and who carry their teammates in difficult games by hitting tough shots and creating game-changing plays. The No. 4-ranked SPU women’s basketball team does not fit that mold. They are a team comprised of several star players who at […]

Canada’s heroin fix

You can literally see people dying in the streets. Narcotics Anonymous estimates there to be more than 600,00 heroin addicts in the United States and Canada (www.na.org). It contributes significantly to the spread of HIV and AIDS. More than three percent of American high school students have tried it at least once, and that number […]

Staff Editorials

Sometimes rivalries must be set aside for the greater good. Seattle Pacific and Seattle University (SU) have decided that now is one of those times. In a great demonstration of solidarity for the victims of the tsunami in South Asia, SPU and SU have put aside their cross-town rivalries to work together and raise money […]