Christians, think critically

Instincts not equivalent to Holy Spirit, discernment required

How should Christians go about choosing a president? Should they study the history of Israel? Like when they demanded a king from God even when God warned them about their foolishness? Should they seek wisdom, as the Book of James encourages, and read the Proverbs for examples of insightful truths about what defines a good […]

Guest Column: Time to participate

People can accept ignominious outcome of election without accepting status quo

Tuesday night was awful. Wednesday morning was worse. While the results in Washington state were cause for much optimism, 3,000 miles away in our nation’s Capital, I was crestfallen. It took a significant amount of willpower to wrest myself out of bed and confront the staggering reality that we had just elected Donald J. Trump […]

Men tip-off season with wins

Falcons dominate twice at home, win Sodexo Classic tournament

The SPU men’s basketball team soared to a fast 2-0 start on the season, defeating both Humboldt State and Hawaii-Hilo at the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic tournament this past weekend. Dominant play from the Falcon’s front court was bolstered by a solid backcourt performance. SPU came away with a massive advantage in rebounding both games and […]

Falcons lose tournament

Women’s soccer season ends

Heartbreak ensued for the Seattle Pacific University women’s soccer team seniors in a 2-1 first round loss against Central Washington University. With the season over, the seniors donned their SPU jerseys for the final time. Head Coach Arby Busey knew it would be a hard-fought-battle of a game due to how well both teams know […]

Editorial Comment

Funds should be used on homes

Should Seattle use its borrowing power to build more affordable housing? That is the question our city’s government is currently battling over. As a result of passing a measure on the August 2016 ballot that nearly doubled the city’s affordable-tax levy, Seattle will have approximately $290 million for affordable housing development and stability services. According […]

Privilege, freedom from exhaustion

Rise of Trumpism set back marginalized groups, forced them to restart

A great many of us woke up last Wednesday morning in a state of fear. We needed the previous night to have been a nightmare. But when we woke up, we were in our beds and Donald Trump was still president-elect. The Trump campaign rose to power on the promise that Hispanic Americans would not […]