Rugby Club gets uniforms

The Seattle Pacific University Rugby Club is being allocated $660 by Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP) for the purchase of team uniforms so they can participate in league play. The catch, however, is that the money has to be repaid by June 1. "In my mind, it did no good," Hill Hall senator Chris […]

Film details Yao’s rookie woes

What would you do if you saw Yao Ming in Martin Square? "I wouldn’t believe it was him at first," freshman Michael Miller said. "I’d be nervous to talk to him," said sophomore Becca Snow, "It would be kind of intimidating." Sophomore Dustin Lane would take a very different approach, saying, "I’d hop on his […]

The Runaround

Poker is one of the fastest growing fads in our nation. There’s only one problem: It’s not a sport. For as popular as poker is, and despite the fact that it boasts great competition, there are still a few criteria that poker fails to reach in order to be listed as a sport. First of […]

Women’s pair rows to victory

It was an up and down weekend for Falcon crew as the women’s varsity pair won the Northwest Collegiate Rowing Conference Championship on Lake Stevens, but the women’s four failed to take home the gold for the first time in seven years. The women’s varsity four boat placed second to University of Puget Sound (UPS) […]

Volleyball coach resigns

On Wednesday Kellie Ryan announced that she would be stepping down as head coach of the Falcon volleyball team. When asked about her resignation, Ryan wrote in an email: "SPU is a fantastic institution and as an alumna it’s been a pleasure representing the University on the court and in the volleyball community. Watch the […]

‘They could be the best’

A handful of athletes traveled down to Eugene, Ore. over the weekend to compete in the Oregon Invitational. Standout Danielle Ayers-Stamper won the elite section of the women’s 100-meter hurdles and several other Falcons recorded personal best and season best marks in their respective events. The annual invitational featured a day session and an evening […]

The pope is listening

On Sunday, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was installed as Pope Benedict XVI, finalizing him as the 264th successor of Peter. It has been a tough week for the new pope’s image with the media and some of the masses now suddenly coming down hard on Cardinal Ratzinger after spending last month praising his predecessor. Despite these […]

False ETS advertising

Several weeks ago, you may have seen a six-foot-tall cigarette walking around campus, handing out candy and spreading lies. The cigarette was part of a national "Kick Butts Day," sponsored locally by the Fred Hutchinson Research Center. For the past two years, the Research Center has been supplying SPU students who are trying to quit […]