Injuries factor into rugby loss

Everybody loves playing around in the mud and rain, but the combination of that and a much larger Seattle University (SU) rugby squad proved too much for the Falcons to handle this week in their 18-0 loss at SU. A depleted squad of Falcons had a rough time handling the Redhawks, who were much bigger […]

The Runaround

Second place is the first loser. Which makes this column — with one more column to go before the end of the year-a potential heap of poop. But as tragically possible as that last sentence is, at least it helps me to understand the plight of several sports teams. For instance, this past weekend was […]

Texas, here they come

The best athletes that the Seattle Pacific University track team has to offer are descending upon the hot and humid region of Abilene, Texas to compete in the 2005 NCAA Division II National Championships this weekend. In total, eight athletes (six women, two men) will make the trip to Abilene Christian University. Based on the […]

Falcons juggle school, sports

You see them in the library, catching up on their latest reading assignment for their Shakespeare class. You see them in the cafeteria as they make the lap around Gwinn, deciding what to get for lunch. You see them in the bookstore spending hundreds of dollars on the same books you had to buy last […]

More electronic etiquette needed

Recently I meet up with a few old friends at El Gaucho for a steak and a chance to talk shop about the upcoming 2006 election cycle. The following scenario took place. We sat down, perused the menu, and selected appropriate entrŽes for the evening’s meal. Just before my sizzling hot porterhouse was delivered to […]

New video games target you

Something new is happening in the video game world. Though you may not have noticed it yet, you have probably already begun to see it in television and internet advertising. The commercials for Sony’s new Play Station Portable (PSP) reveal the fresh trend: video games are targeting you. The aforementioned commercials feature images of many […]

Staff Editorials

Just over a week ago the House Armed Committee approved legislation that will ban women from jobs related to direct combat situations. Perhaps the legislation was an effort by congressional members to be chivalrous or to improve the image of the war in Iraq by minimizing the number of women killed, but the only real […]