SPU women’s basketball falls in first round

The last time the Seattle Pacific women’s basketball team failed to qualify for the NCAA national tournament, the team’s current players had barely begun elementary school. Their basketball careers were just beginning in driveways, playgrounds and youth leagues. Now, they just experienced the end of the West Region’s longest-running postseason streak. The Falcons ended their […]

Falcons to start playoffs with Dixie

The Seattle Pacific men’s basketball team secured the No. 3 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Division II tournament, as announced in the NCAA Selection Show on Sunday. “[We’re] just happy to be in the national tournament,” head coach Ryan Looney said. “Seeding doesn’t matter; we just need to beat three good teams […]

Three Falcons make nationals

The Division II track and field National Championships bring the best athletes together from around the country. Sophomore McKayla Fricker and seniors Ali Worthen and Terra Schumacher will represent Seattle Pacific at nationals in Mankato, Minn. on March 16 to 18. “It’s really exciting,” Fricker said of her selection to compete in the national meet. […]

Gymnasts take finals on road

When the Seattle Pacific gymnastics team isn’t training, traveling or competing, it is busy studying. Finals week presents a challenge most other students don’t have to face — taking exams on the road, proctored by coaches. “Imagine trying to take a final on an airplane while a 2-year-old is screaming behind you,” senior Texie Gregory […]

Editorial comment

The King County Metro bus system will undergo some major changes this September, including the elimination of entire routes. Route 17, which runs by Seattle Pacific, was on the chopping block, striking fear into the hearts of Seattle Pacific bus commuters. The 17 runs from downtown to SPU via Westlake Avenue North and Nickerson Street, […]

Limbaugh offends women, rationality

The contraception debate among Republicans and Democrats has morphed into an uncivil creature that threatens the seriousness of women’s health. Right wing extremist and radio host Rush Limbaugh has stirred up great controversy as of late for his despicable and loathsome comments toward women. It is dreadfully unfortunate that women’s issues are still taken to […]