Aanstad wins javelin event at nationals

Seattle Pacific senior Brittany Aanstad won the national javelin championship this past weekend, throwing the spear 168 feet, one inch. Aanstad set a new school and Great Northwest Athletic Conference record with her attempt at the NCAA National Championships in Pueblo, Colo. The senior Falcon duet made up of Aanstad and Ali Worthen had their […]

Top 10 SPU moments of 2011-2012

Each Seattle Pacific sport continually ranks among the top of its counterparts. In the 2011-2012 school year, there were incredible games, feats and moments from both the individual and team perspectives. Here are the top 10: <b>10. Men’s novice-four places sixth at Dad Vail</b> In crew, typically the varsity crews get the majority of the […]

Falcons end-of-the-year recap

By <i>Falcon</i> sports staff <b>Men’s Soccer</b> <b>2011-2012 record:</b> 14-4-2 (7-2-1 in GNAC) <b>Finish:</b> Second round of NCAA West Region Tournament <b>Head coach:</b> Mark Collings, four years <b>Athletes leaving:</b> 5 <b>Returners:</b> 17 <b>Newcomers:</b> 8 <b>Exceptional athlete:</b> Junior defender Jon Pearman was named First Team All-American last year. He was also named the 2011 GNAC Defender of […]

Students unopposed to tennis court sale

If Seattle Pacific’s sale of a two-acre tennis court and adjacent parking lot left some Queen Anne residents feeling jilted, students hardly took notice. “I’ve been to the Queen Anne Bowl, but I’ve never actually been to the tennis courts,” said junior Nate Strong, Associated Students of Seattle Pacific’s vice president of finance. “I don’t […]

Stell’s owner files lawsuit against landlord

In the wake of litigation surrounding contamination discovered on and around Seattle Pacific’s campus six years ago, another lawsuit emerged — one that questioned the tenancy of Stellios Makratzakis. Makratzakis, who owns Stell’s Burgers & More, sued his landlord, Shirazali Hirji, for breach of contract in 2011. In response, Hirji claimed that Makratzakis is occupying […]

ROTC battles misconceptions

Tuesdays and Fridays: physical training at 6 a.m. at University of Washington. Thursdays: leadership training at the same place. This is sophomore Christine Smith’s schedule as one of six Reserve Officer Training Corps students at Seattle Pacific. Smith does the program at University of Washington in addition to being a full-time student studying physics education. […]