Students stripped by closures

The early years of schooling are critical to a child’s development. It is important to foster the love and importance of learning and education during this time. Intimate classroom settings where kids are allotted engaging and influential experiences typically tend to bring out the best in our youth as we cultivate good habits within them. […]

Staff editorial

Last Thursday, President Barack Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The bill guarantees equal pay to all genders, national origins, races and religions and allows workers 180 extra days (from the original 180) to file suit against pay discrimination in the work place. After signing the legislation in the East Room of the […]

SPU in a tale of two halves

The No. 16 SPU Falcons sure know how to start a game with intensity. In 10 of their 14 games this season, they have held the lead at halftime. However, the Falcons haven’t played nearly as sharply in the final 20 minutes. The same was true Thursday night versus Saint Martin’s University. To paraphrase Charles […]

Athletes impress in track preview

Some 12 teams (including ones as far away as Florida Atlantic and Simon Fraser University, Canada) converged on the Dempsey Indoor facility, all sporting incredible athletes. Track official Dick Unrue estimated over 2,000 athletes, coaches and fans packed the University of Washington (UW) facility for the event. With field events in full swing, sprinters, hurdlers […]

Gymnasts strive for consistency

Flashing cameras. A booming crowd. Bright spotlights. Fans were on their feet and cheering when the Falcons entered the arena for their first road meet of the season up against three Division I teams on Friday at University of Washington’s Bank of America Arena. Falcon gymnasts placed fourth with a score of 188.425, improved from […]