Staff Editorials

Information and education can unlock doors that otherwise may never be opened. That is why the prospect of a minimal-cost computer for developing countries is an exciting concept. Per, a revolutionary new computer was recently introduced by the United Nations, a computer that can change lives. The so-called "Green Machine," named for its lime […]

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"The Sound of Music" Looking for the perfect holiday event for the theater lover in your family? The 5th Avenue Theatre downtown has begun its holiday run of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "The Sound of Music," which coincides with the 40th anniversary of the 1965 film starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. Local favorite Kim Huber […]

Swinging the night away

Not really into clubbing, tired of the club scene or simply looking for some adventure? Every Wednesday and Sunday night, SPU students flock to Century Ballroom, located at 915 E. Pine St. on Capitol Hill, to swing dance. The night begins with a half-hour lesson given by a pair of dance instructors. "The lesson teaches […]

Filmmaking with a purpose

Following the critical success of his Oscar-winning screenplay for "Traffic," writer-director Stephen Gaghan has teamed up with George Clooney to bring us "Syriana," an ambitious project spearheading the issue of America’s dependence on foreign oil. This is Clooney’s second "political film" this year following "Good Night, and Good Luck." With Clooney executive producing and playing […]

School spirit campaign kicks off

As winter sports are kicking off this year’s season, a new campaign called "Falcon Awesome" intends to encourage school spirit among SPU students. "The school already has a great sense of community, but students need more enthusiasm and pride in their school," junior Austin Ruhle, Associated Students of Seattle Pacific (ASSP) public relations manager, said. […]