Empowering students to serve in their departments, serve students

During Monday night’s Senate meeting, discussion focused on empowering students to serve in their academic departments and, consequently, to serve the students of the SPU community. Preceding further business, Senate opened in prayer as they do every week. This week in particular, however, Senate members had a moment of silence for Erin Kimminau, who passed […]

Haven’s ‘queer open mic night’ becomes a space for healing

With the recent election results, Haven’s “Queer Open Mic” on Wednesday, Nov. 9, became a time to celebrate identities and to remember that there is a support system for the LGBTQ+ community on campus. One of the most powerful moments of the night was when senior Caleb Gustin performed an original poem titled “Mo(u)rning.” It […]

Marvel film is visually stunning

REVIEW: Balanced introduction in ‘Doctor Strange’

Marvel’s newest film “Doctor Strange” delivers the expected: it’s good. After the critical and commercial success of “Captain America: Civil War,” the standards set for following Marvel films skyrocketed. The graceful execution of “Civil War” and the introduction of Spider-Man and Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) left audiences everywhere excited and eager […]

Accountability time

Is American freedom worth cost? It’s time to decide.

Dear America, Congratulations! Yesterday, we did it. Yesterday we elected someone who at least half of us thought could not be eligible for the highest office in the land. Give yourself a hand!  How do you feel? Bitter? Content? Angry? Probably angry. Well, the only person you can be angry at is yourself. For over […]

Falcons slip in last game

Unfavorable conditions lead men to loss on senior night

The Seattle Pacific men’s soccer team failed to weather the rain this past Saturday, Nov. 5, during senior night, their last home game at Interbay Stadium. Facing slippery conditions, the falcon men fell short to the Simon Fraser University Clan 2-4. Their opponents will advance on to the GNAC tournament; however, this game marked the […]

Seeing Trump win

Campus reacts throughout election night

5:30 p.m. Crayons and maps are scattered across tables in Upper Gwinn and two screens at the front of the room project CNN’s report on the presidential election as students, faculty and staff eat snacks, take pictures at the photo booth and filter in and out of the room. It’s the start of the Political […]

Band emphasizes unity

REVIEW: Darlingside delivers communal, organic approach to music-making

Behind a four-piece folk-rock group, a starry backdrop underscored overarching characteristics of their music: it was dark, dreamy and solemn, but also infused with light. The songs evoked the spaces and events that inspired them; there were airy reverb-reflections on what it means to be close to someone, nostalgic odes to childhood memories and joyful […]