<strong>Hit and Run</strong> On the afternoon of May 23, a student reported that their car, which had been parked near the Wesley Cremona apartments, had been hit sometime in the last week. A security officer responded, interviewed the victim, obtained photos of the damage and filled out a report. <strong>Theft</strong> On the evening of May […]

Prospects for peace depend on recognition

At the beginning of September 2010, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas met with U.S. President Barack Obama, the prospects for peace in Israel-Palestine looked good. Not only did it seem that Israel had taken appropriate steps to signal they were in a position to make concessions, but Palestinian leaders […]

New caps, gowns out of bottles

Next Sunday, approximately 850 Seattle Pacific graduates will don a cap and gown and march onto Safeco Field, said Annette Rendahl, Student Academic Services counselor. Yet, at this year’s commencement, the regalia worn by graduates will do more than make them look collegiate: Now, it will also help save the environment. “The decision to use […]

Lowery battles cancer, plans life

One night last month, seniors Melissa Fields, Lisa Burns and Ashleigh Lowery sat in Lowery’s Fremont home watching the film “The Tourist,” laughing and eating Blue Moon burgers, Burns said. “We laughed so hard and had such a fun night,” Burns said. “You would have never known anything was wrong.” Yet, earlier that day, Lowery […]

Build date undetermined

Seattle Pacific President Philip Eaton said students will not find out this school year when construction for the new University Center will begin. “When we might begin construction is still a very fluid and open question, as it always has been,” Eaton said in an email. The University Center is a proposed $72-million building designed […]

Office becomes home

Behind Beegle Hall on the far side of campus, there is a small, gray house. This is The Falcon’s office, and for most of the week, the residence sits empty. But every Monday and Tuesday night, this lonely, little house is filled with some of the most exciting, engaging, intellectually stimulating ideas I have encountered […]

Year in Review 2010-2011

<strong>Haven gains official campus recognition</strong> Following a Feb. 24 meeting with the Human Sexuality Advisory Group, Haven leaders announced to their supporters that Haven is now an officially recognized registered student organization with rights to reserve on-campus meeting space and advertise. Haven is SPU’s student group devoted to discussing issues of sexuality. Until now, Haven […]