In the May 19 issue of The Falcon, the article titled, "Air Force reinforces leadership," misspelled senior Stephen Snelling’s first name in a quote. The correct spelling is Stephen, not Steven. In the May 19 issue of The Falcon, freshman Jenny Porter was incorrectly identified as Jenny Crystal in the front page photo caption. We […]


Malicious Mischief/Vandalism On Friday, a peer advisor reported that a prank had been perpetrated in Ashton Hall sometime between the early evening and midnight. A security officer responded, took photos and found no apparent damage. Hit and Run On Friday, an SPU employee called from the Alumni Center to report hit and run damage done […]

Why young deer leave home

Last summer, senior and ecology major Daniel Congdon spent time handling wild deer with Eric Long, assistant professor of biology, as part of Long’s research on deer movement. Last Thursday, roughly 20 students and faculty, including Congdon, gathered in the Library Magazine Room. As attendees screened video footage of a helicopter shooting a net onto […]

Abbott retires after 28-year ministry

Pastor Mark Abbott has devoted most of his life to ministering. In addition to going on missions trips to Haiti, the Philippines, Central Africa, South East Asia and India, he has ministered at several churches, including First Free Methodist Church, where he has been senior pastor for the past 28 years. On June 13, Abbott […]

Senator vote approves Constitution

Senate approved the 2010-2011 ASSP Constitution at its final meeting of the year on Monday night. The approved document, which includes multiple bylaw changes and a constitutional amendment, will be used by next year’s Senate. The approved Constitution now includes changes made by Senate throughout the year, including revisions to Constitutional Advisory Board, ASSP club […]

Unseen liabilities of nannying jobs

Junior Kelsey Ricker picks up 5-year-old Drew and 8-year-old twins Elsie and Carmon at 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from St. Anne School. She brings them home, helps them with their homework and keeps the children from fighting. Other Seattle Pacific student nannies wait with Ricker to pick up children outside the school. "It’s […]