SPU peers rank pres. options

Students present stance on current election

For junior Julissa Villar, the presidential election is a topic individuals should be mindful of. “[The election has] helped me become more aware of everything because it’s an active conversation on campus, and it’s something that you need to know about,” Villar says. “And if you’re not aware, you’re ignorant, and that’s not something you […]

Men’s soccer lose away games

Falcons end six game winning streak with two losses on road

The Seattle Pacific men’s soccer team  failed to pick up more wins while on the road this past week; instead, they added two more losses, bringing their GNAC season record to 2-3-4. Coming off of a six-game unbeaten streak, the last five of those at the homestead, it is evident that home-field advantage plays a […]

Falcons fight for home win

SPU women’s soccer tie at final homestead game of the GNAC season

The women’s soccer team played a fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat match this Saturday, Oct. 22, against the Montana State Billings. Two quick goals in the last 15 minutes of play allowed the Falcons to tie up the game and fight hard through double overtime in honor of their seniors. Beautiful weather and a strong crowd added to […]

Latreia serves homeless youth

SPU service group works with Street Youth Ministries

For SPU alumna Haley Balbi — a former Latreia participant and current direct service intern with Street Youth Ministries — effective, sustainable service work does not require a direct connection to those benefitting from the efforts. According to Balbi, SYM builds relationships with those they serve in order to help them get to a place […]

Art center hosts Benarcik

REVIEW: Interior designer aims to make usable art

Peter Benarcik describes his life as a lucky chance of being in the right place yet doing the wrong thing. He went to school for architecture, but his first big job was interior design. And he’s not complaining. At this first big job, Benarcik designed the dishware for the U.S. Olympics Training facility at the […]

Women in impoverished countries denied equality in land access

In rural areas of Liberia, land and livelihood are taken from women due to the development of large corporations. The impacts are intensified by cultural norms, ineffective government policy and lack of female representation, according to development experts Izatta Nagbe and Godfrey Massay. “[Women] are usually not in a position to make decisions around the […]

Falcons kick it where it counts

Women’s soccer hit sixth shutout of season, add win to GNAC season

A fast start, great overall team play and balance on both ends of the ball gave SPU’s women’s soccer team a dominant 3-0 win over Simon Fraser University this past Saturday, Oct. 15, moving them to an overall record of 8-2-3 and 5-1-2 in league play. Due to the impending high winds, the afternoon match […]

Falcon men score first GNAC season wins

Men's soccer overcome consecutive draws with a fresh win streak

After riding a four-game consecutive draw streak with only one shut-out, the Seattle Pacific men’s soccer team’s luck has finally changed. The team started this month off with a home match at Interbay Stadium against rival Western Washington University on Thursday, Oct. 5. Less than a minute after a goal was scored by Western in […]