University increases tuition by 4.8 percent

Two hundred and seventy-four foot-long sandwiches. Four hundred and thirty-six tall caramel macchiatos. One hundred ninety-nine pounds and eleven ounces of frozen yogurt. No matter how it gets spent, $1,374 is a significant amount of money. For next year’s Seattle Pacific students, though, that extra $1,374 will be spent on tuition, which will increase by […]

Faculty call for open dialogue

The Seattle Pacific administration may reconsider its position regarding Haven. The university’s Human Sexuality Advisory Group and Haven leaders will meet tomorrow, less than one month after administrators told Haven leaders they would no longer be allowed to meet on campus. Professor of Sociology Kevin Neuhouser, faculty adviser for Haven, said this meeting could be […]

Robbins not for sale, though in need of repairs

Even though the Robbins Apartments are getting old and experience maintenance issues at times, students should not expect to see them sold or converted into alternative housing any time soon. Despite suggestions made by Associated Students of Seattle Pacific’s Student Budget Committee in a letter submitted on Feb. 9, university administrators said the Robbins Apartments […]

Blotter

Hit and Run At 10:23 a.m. Thursday, a sport utility vehicle struck the corner of Otto Miller Hall. The vehicle’s rear window shattered, and the vehicle left the scene. A Safety and Security officer photographed the damage to the building and notified Facilities. The officer gathered the vehicle’s information from a witness, and will follow […]

Women hit late-season stride

A little over two weeks ago, the Falcons returned home as losers of three of four games on the road. Since Feb. 5, they are winners of five straight, with only one game remaining in the regular season. Seattle Pacific (17-7 overall, 11-5 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference) returned home Saturday night after beating Saint […]

Lineup change boosts women

Junior Texie Gregory had a career night for Seattle Pacific last Friday at Illinois State, tying career-high scores on the uneven bars and floor exercise on her way to setting a new career high all-around — but on a different day, it might have never happened. Gregory was scheduled to compete on the bars and […]

Women win 8th straight title

Eight. Nate. Great. Eight — the number of consecutive women’s conference titles. Nate — the name of the runners who carried the men’s team. Great — the word that best describes the weekend for the Seattle Pacific track and field team. At the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Championships in Nampa, Idaho, this weekend, the […]

Men halt losing streak

After losing their prior three games, the Falcons finally rediscovered their winning formula Tuesday night, outshining Western Washington 84-70. The Falcons (17-8 overall, 11-6 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference) have now finished four of their last five regular season games. In their latest contest, the Falcons traveled to Bellingham, Wash., to face Western Washington […]