Student Spotlight

<i>“Student Spotlight” is a new feature in The Falcon, in which we randomly select a student on campus and ask them to share about themselves and some their opinions on current issues. You could be next! (“Student Spotlight” will return as a weekly sidebar in Features after the Christmas holiday.)</i> Senior Shaun McMichael Psychology/Creative writing […]

Peculiar journey from Sweden

Forget IKEA, Ace of Base and gummy fish candy. The latest and greatest import from the far-off country of Sweden is Jens Lekman, a quirky folk-pop musician who has just released his second full-length album to date, titled "Night Falls Over Kortedala." Lekman has the deep and soothing voice of Morrissey, the retro-pop beats of […]

Christmas gifts on the cheap

Hark! It’s the Christmas season once again, and you know what that means: Classic TV Christmas specials, kooky family get-togethers and the inevitability of holiday shopping. Unfortunately, college students are known for being monetarily challenged. But fear not! Here are some gift ideas on the cheap for everyone from the beloved roommate to Mommy dearest […]

Environmentally friendly fashion

Green is the new black, according to the Zella Company, which created and produced Seattle’s 2007 Green Fashion Week. Seattle’s nationally recognized fashion week took place at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center from Oct. 2 through 6. The week showcased sustainable styles from designers and brands that use organic cotton, bamboo and other recycled […]

New life for classic show

"Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship ‘Enterprise.’ Its five-year mission: To explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before." Almost everybody has heard this famous introduction. It is much more than simply an introduction, however, for the […]

Teng’s Care for Kids aids Africa

At only 19 years old, sophomore Brandon Teng is the board president, accountant and co-founder of non-profit organization "Care for Kids." Using the organization’s business plan, he won last year’s Social Ventures Plan Competition (SVPC), a competition sponsored by the School of Business and Economics to involve more students in business. Care for Kids, is […]