Lounge soon to see face-left

Hill Hall Senator Chris Schumacher is sick and tired of seeing his hall’s main lounge the way it is. "The carpet is from 1965," said Schumacher. "I think LBJ was president when it was put in." His residence hall’s main lounge is old and in disrepair. The actual rooms of the dormitory have been renovated […]

Fundraising efforts escalate

A SMC from Robbins has given up more than the average student to support victims of the tsunami. Scott Krager, a senior, sold his younger brother on eBay to raise money for charity. The auction for Steve Krager ended Monday evening, giving the winner one date with the freshman at the Rusty Pelican CafŽ for […]

Committee plans to improve housing

Senior Elizabeth Gordon said she has come to know SPU facility maintenance worker Neil De Witt very well since she moved into the Davis apartments in June. "We’ve had Neal (the awesome-est Plant worker) up here about 20 times since I moved in," Gordon said in an email, "because everything is breaking one by one […]

Keeping the classics alive

Doctor Owen Ewald reads Latin, Greek, Sanskrit, German, Italian, French and English. He can speak Latin, Greek and English fluently. And now he is filling the shoes of the late SPU Professor C. May Marston and SPU Emerita Professor Winifred Weter, carrying on the tradition of teaching the classics at SPU. Recently named SPU’s second […]

SPUGs take third at OSU

This past weekend the Falcons traveled down to Corvallis, Ore. where they faced nationally-ranked No. 12 Oregon State University (OSU) and California. The meet took place in Gill Coliseum in front of nearly 3000 fans. OSU took the top honors with a score of 195.925 and was followed by Cal who scored 190.925. SPU came […]

Sullivan holds No. 2 in nation

Dedicated. Determined. Hard working. These are just some of the words that her coaches and teammates use to describe sophomore SPU gymnast Sarah Sullivan. "Sarah has such a passion for gymnastics," said Assistant Coach Kathy Siwek. That passion has had plenty of time to develop considering that Sullivan started tumbling around the age of five. […]

SPU Sports Pulse

With a second quarter of intramural sports coming to a close and spring intramurals on the horizon, I decided to see what changes students would like to have made to the program. Using an informal poll of students (with results only slightly more accurate than those of the Washington State governor race), I probed students’ […]

No. 4 Women conquer rivals

Senior Night at Royal Brougham Pavilion turned into a celebration as the No. 4 SPU women’s team held off Western Washington University (WWU), 76-61 Saturday night and clinched at least a share of their third consecutive Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) title. The Falcons (15-1, 23-2) also routed cross-town rival Seattle University (SU) on Thursday […]