Twist on classic Christmas carol

<i>This review is based on a preview night performance–another chance for the performers to rehearse. It may not reflect the production as it will appear during its final run.</i> Prepare to be entertained as the Taproot Theatre Company presents "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of ‘A Christmas Carol.’" Described by […]

Opinions clash over McCrath

Player dissension played a significant role in the forced resignation of head coach Cliff McCrath, Athletic Director Tom Box and several players on the SPU men’s soccer team said on Monday. "We faced an exodus of team members who would leave the program or transfer if McCrath continued coaching," Box said in an interview. However, […]

Faculty frustrations voiced

There is a rift between President Philip Eaton and faculty over how the university’s policies should be determined. Faculty believe that the structures of faculty governance, such as senate and committees, are bypassed and that questions and dissent are not welcome. Eaton, who says he is surprised by faculty’s concerns, defines the problem as one […]

Duo gives strong performance

The Falcons were carried to their highest finish in school history on the shoulders of sophomore Jessica Pixler and junior Suzie Strickler. Pixler’s stellar finish in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Championship race capped off an amazing season. Strickler overcame injury and illness to help SPU to a second-place score as well. […]

Runners break school record

It was the race of faith. In a pre-race prayer meeting led by sophomore Jessica Pixler, the Falcons dedicated the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Championship race to God. Nov. 17, on a day of perfect 60-degree weather in Joplin, Mo., SPU’s seven-woman cross country squad took second place against 182 other runners […]