University Center postponed

Despite ongoing fundraising and planning efforts, the new University Center has been suspended indefinitely. In an email to Seattle Pacific faculty and staff, President Dr. Philip Eaton said that the current state of the economy does not permit the school to continue with the project. The University Center is a proposed $72 million complex combining […]

Strauss says business needs government

A photo of a 12-year-old boy holding a stuffed-animal backpack and an automatic weapon flashed before Seattle Pacific students Thursday. This, Dr. Gideon Strauss told students, is what happens when business operates without bureaucracy. Dr. Strauss, a South African native, drew this example from his home country to illustrate the need for regulation of business […]

Committee formed to name president

A lot of changes came with the beginning of this school year: a larger-than-normal freshman class, a new building with new classrooms and the promise of iPads in the library. But the biggest change at Seattle Pacific was the announcement of the resignation of its current president and the imminent selection of a new university […]

Heidi Laabs-Johnson transitions from the field to the track; embraces the new decision

Senior Heidi Laabs-Johnson knows how to break through a wall. Formerly a member of the Seattle Pacific women’s soccer team, Laabs-Johnson went through a transition last winter from kicking a ball to running sprints, all of which led to being a member of the Falcon’s women’s cross-country team. “I earned a starting spot sophomore year […]

Falcons persevere with positivity

The Seattle Pacific volleyball team was in first place in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference for approximately 120 hours until Northwest Nazarene defeated SPU in the Falcons’ third five-game match in a row last Thursday. “Physically, it’s somewhat normal [to play three matches in a week], but I think it’s more mental than physical,” head […]