Double dose of celebration

The three of them stood at center court in Royal Brougham Pavilion. Accompanied by family members and coaches, they soaked in the realization that it was the last collegiate game they’ll ever play on this court. Senior Night recognized forward Scott Morse, guard Jobi Wall and post Andy Poling prior to Seattle Pacific men’s basketball […]

A tale of two games

The Seattle Pacific University women’s basketball team played its last two games of the regular season on the road this past week, facing the Central Washington Wildcats on Thursday night and the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders on Saturday night. The Falcons (16-10, 10-8 GNAC) showed resiliency in their comeback 71-65 win over the Wildcats (9-17, 4-14 […]

Duck by heart, Falcon by trade

Growing up 10 minutes outside the University of Oregon campus, sophomore Sydney Clark spent her childhood trained as a Duck fan. “I’m the first person from our family to leave and go to college [in Seattle]; everybody else goes to the University of Oregon,” Clark said. “We go to all of the football games and […]

Outdoor season begins for track

It only took one race for senior runner Katie Thralls to have a guaranteed spot at the conference championships in May. At Saturday’s UPS Outdoor Preview, Thralls took place in the longest event of her college career, the 10,000-meter run. Not only did she finish first by more than 35 seconds, she claimed an automatic […]

Editorial Comment

There’s a funny thing happening these days between the White House and journalist Bob Woodward. Woodward, of Watergate fame since 1972, has sparked controversy by claiming that he received a “veiled threat” from a White House official. Woodward encountered some resistance in February while reporting on the financial ‘sequester’ now signed into law. In a […]

Israel segregates Arabs on buses

On Monday, the Israeli Transportation Ministry announced that Palestinian workers commuting from the West Bank to Tel Aviv and central Israel are now required to ride in separate busses – separate from Israeli citizens – with the aim of avoiding potential conflict. This ethnic segregation is reminiscent of our own nation’s dark history of racial […]

Partnerships should be egalitarian

On Feb. 25, I went to the “Unpacking Feminism” seminar that was held in Demaray Hall. The second of a three-part series, this lecture focused specifically on marriage and relationships. The group of students who held the event did an excellent job bringing in SPU faculty and their spouses to talk about how feminism should […]

New chapter for Queen Anne Books

As book lovers walked into the newly opened Queen Anne Book Company last week, they noticed the familiar smell of freshly brewed coffee at El Diablo Coffee Company next door as the former Queen Anne Books has taken on a second life. Around 30 locals flocked to Queen Anne Friday for the opening of a […]