Staff editorials

Jan. 23 marked the seventh State of the Union Address given by President George W. Bush. Yet, much of the president’s speech contained enough rhetoric to boggle even the most astute of viewers, so the American people are now left with a question: What’s going to change? Unfortunately, not enough. Mr. Bush wisely began his […]

Check it out

Homecoming Tailgate Party <i>Tomorrow</i> Offer free food, and college students will come running. ASSP and the Alumni Office will host a pre-game tailgate for tomorrow night’s basketball games, complete with a free meal for students before the festivities. <i>Tomorrow.</i> Free for students with ID, $2 for non-students. 4:30-7 p.m. Alumni Center Parking Lot, across from […]

Slightly smokin’

If you were to switch on the boob tube and see a passing trailer for "Smokin’ Aces," the new film from "Narc" writer/director Joe Carnahan, you might very well think: "Hey… didn’t Guy Ritchie make this movie already… twice? Or was that Quentin Tarantino?" But trailers have a tendency to lie to us. This time, […]

Movie openings of the week

"An Unreasonable Man" (NR): Jan. 31, 2007 <i>Synopsis:</i> Follows the career of Ralph Nader from consumer advocate to presidential candidate to public outsider. <i>Directors:</i> Steve Skrovan Henriette Mantel <i>Starring:</i> Ralph Nader Jay Acton Pat Buchanan "Because I Said So" (PG-13): Feb. 2, 2007 <i>Synopsis:</i> Single parent Daphne Wilder has raised three girls to become the […]

More bang for you buck

The growl coming from your stomach is so loud that your roommate can hear it across the room. You know that this is a day when Gwinn won’t suffice, scrounging at 7-Eleven just won’t do and you’re going to need some real food: good, fast, and most of all, cheap. In a city famous for […]

Students study Good News

Students trickled into Demaray 150 last Saturday evening. Some came alone, others entered in small groups. A few students chattered together, while others opened books in preparation for the evening ahead. These students gathered for a voluntary read-through of the entire book of Acts — an event called Gospel Saturdays. "We’re reading the Bible with […]

100 years of fish

Pike Place Market, in downtown Seattle, is celebrating its centennial birthday this year and everyone is invited to whoop it up with the market people. The Market, as true Seattle-ites refer to it, has been the popular spot to get fresh produce, fish, or just to browse the aisles. Many SPU students have browsed the […]

’06 alumna represents state, SPU

SPU alumna Kristen Eddings, the 2006 Miss Washington, placed in the top 10 finalists of the Miss America Pageant Monday. Eddings, who graduated last spring with a political science degree, is from Silverdale, and plans to spend time in the Peace Corps before studying for a Master’s degree in international relations, with an emphasis on […]