Soccer team record-bound

In the Far West Region Championship game, junior midfielder Meredith Teague fell to the ground again and again, but she always stood right up and got her head back in the game. In this aggressive match against Cal State University Los Angeles (CSULA) on Nov. 15, the Falcons played with determination and focus, just as […]

Women show promise early on

Starting out 3-0 is only the beginning. Senior Jessie Christensen is adamant about where the SPU women’s basketball team wants to be by the time Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) season play rolls around in January. "We want to win out until then," she said. "We want to get better until the GNAC comes." On […]

Men play even at Tip-Off Classic

With SPU leading by 19 points, senior Jared Moultrie headed toward the bench, steaming after a defensive mistake allowed opposing point guard D’Shon Cannon to sneak in for a layup. The men’s basketball team reflected Moultrie’s fire as they opened up the season winning three of four but looking to refine their game. "We are […]

Tully’s, Stell’s draw attention

Two new businesses have recently been built near the SPU campus, and they are hoping to attract and accommodate SPU students. "Stell’s was designed to cater to SPU and Queen Anne," Stell Makratzakis, owner of Stell’s, said. Stell’s is located on Third Avenue West, directly across from Tiffany Loop. It opened on Jan. 13 this […]

Fighting for life in two worlds

HOLON, Israel — The 2-year-old’s flawed heart beat backward, pumping blue blood to his lips and inking rings around his eyes. Ahmad edged across his hospital bed, toward his mother, Nasima Abu Hamed. Nasima, a Palestinian from Gaza, had brought Ahmad to Israel for an operation. She moved uneasily through hospital halls decked with Israeli […]

Tournament raises hospital funding

Junior Meredith Hurley made a class project a reality Nov. 10, raising $20,000 for Seattle Children’s Hospital and to raise awareness for a rare disorder known as Addison’s disease. Juniors Allyson Bagg, Alexandrea Castoe and Sara Latter also helped plan the event, part of an assignment for professor of business Dr. Henry Peterson’s "Organizational Behavior […]

The ‘dumpstering’ way of life

Cherries, organic juice, flowers, molasses cookies, field roast (vegan pot-roast) and as much fruit as a person can carry. This shopping list belongs to 20-year-old juniors John Hyde and Jessica Linnenkohl, but they aren’t shopping at a grocery store–at least, not inside. Hyde, the Residence Hall Student Ministries Coordinator in Emerson Hall, and Linnenkohl, a […]

Snell’s absence leaves gap

Junior Bel Aldrett grew up surrounded by ethnic diversity. In her home town of Los Angeles, Aldrett, a Mexican-American, said most people were Hispanic, but many other cultures were represented. She said, upon arriving at SPU her freshman year, she experienced a "culture shock" due to the fact that she was a minority on a […]