SPU sweeps final match

Volleyball ends; young team looks forward to next season

The 1,268 kills, 1,203 assists, 124 aces and 1,908 blocks are just a few of the statistics the Seattle Pacific women’s volleyball team has racked up during their 2016 season. They played 28 games over the course of three months (conference and nonconference) with an overall record of 11-17; 6-4 at home, 2-10 away and […]

Theatre responds to tragedy

Art offers reflections after Orlando nightclub shooting

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen walked into Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. He shot and killed 49 people and injured 53 Pulse guests. It is the deadliest mass shooting by a single shooter and the deadliest incident of violence against the LGBTQ+ community in U.S. history. In response to the nightclub shooting, […]

Disney’s ‘Moana’ proves joyful

REVIEW: Adventurous tale, unique, refreshing

Moana is not a typical Disney princess, and that’s where “Moana” succeeds. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, who also helmed Disney classics such as “Hercules” and “Aladdin,” “Moana” tells the story of a young girl voiced by newcomer Auli’i Cravalho. The daughter of the chieftain of an island in the South Pacific, Moana […]

Chapel features carols, prayers

Annual Advent festival celebrates coming of Jesus

As one of Seattle Pacific University’s annual Christmas traditions, the Music Department hosted the Festival of Lessons and Carols at First Free Methodist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The festival is an Advent celebration that retells the stories of the fall of man, the promise of the Savior and the birth of Christ through short […]

Local female comic artists showcased

Ballard’s Push/Pull aims to foster community with artistic platforms

Local artist Marie Hausauer was walking one day when she came across a dead, rotting and maggot filled raccoon. As an artist, this experience sparked an idea for a comic. “I couldn’t stop thinking about it,” Hausauer said. “I started thinking about people’s different responses to death.” Hausauer began creating comics three years ago and […]

Falcons beat No. 17 ranked team in the country

Women's basketball start season with 5 game consecutive winning streak

The Seattle Pacific University women’s basketball team is looking like the NCAA DII team to beat this season as the Falcons raise their record and winning streak to 5-0. The team traveled to Bellingham, Washington on Saturday, Nov. 18, to dominate at the West Region Crossover Classic. The Falcons went up against University of California […]

Position update issued

Justice Coalition seeks student input for new job hiring process

The SPU Justice Coalition released a statement Sunday on their Facebook page with updates on the candidate for SPU’s first Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (VPDEI). “Because of the petition we put out earlier this year and your support of it, a few things have happened,” the statement says. “One, Nikkita has become […]

Seeking career in STEM

Female student explores largely male-dominated environment

Annabel Rathmanner recalls her time as the only girl in her engineering class at Benilde-St. Maragaret’s school in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Though her program was mostly boys from the start, Rathmanner says there were about 10 female students in her graduating class who were part of the program in the beginning, but only about […]