Afghanistan developments

Los Angeles Times SAN DIEGO — It began with a visit by a San Diego businesswoman who volunteered at an Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan after the Taliban was pushed from power in 2001. Fary Moini, the owner of two tuxedo shops, was shocked by the poverty and despair at the overcrowded site just across […]

Afghanistan developments

President Barack Obama’s first major military decision, announced Feb. 17, was to approve the deployment of another 17,000 troops in Afghanistan. The new soldiers will join the 34,000 U.S. troops already stationed there. After Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. forcibly removed Afghanistan’s Taliban government from power. In 2002, the Afghan people voted for President Hamid […]

STUB budget change for concert approved

Student senate unanimously passed a proposal Monday night allowing the Student Union Board Programmers Fund to reallocate $1,230.90 within their budget to bring musicians David Bazan and Noah Gunderson to campus on April 24. After receiving numerous requests from students for more concerts here on campus, STUB and KSPU partnered to bring respected outside artists […]

Compensation for students under review for next year

Throughout winter quarter, the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific Constitutional Review Committee has been researching whether or not student leaders are overpaid. Ari Diamant, ASSP senator of the College of Science and Engineering and a CRC member, said the issue was officially brought up in the last CRC meeting by Kevin McFarland, who is in […]

Falcon signs agreement

The Falcon signed an agreement with the university to acquire an on-campus server on Tuesday. The agreement was signed by Dean of Student Life Jeff Jordan and Associated Students of Seattle Pacific University President Joel VanderHoek. The agreement asks The Falcon to "reaffirm their commitment to abide by and operate student media according to the […]

Redefining food mindsets

Fifty-four percent of women would rather be hit by a truck than be fat, according to Thursday night’s interactive discussion entitled “Breaking Free: Loosening the Chains of Food and Body Obsession.” This conversation was a part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, five days devoted to raising awareness of eating disorders and distorted body image […]

SPU overcomes tough falls

Friday night’s meet at University of California, Davis took some unexpected falls for the Falcons, yet Tuesday’s home meet against Eastern Michigan University took expectations to a greater level. On Thursday, the Falcons placed second with a total of 186.975 while UC Davis took first with a score of 192.35. The women arrived at their […]