Trump supporters stifled on campus amidst local protesting

For senior Daniel Fenlason, openly identifying as a Trump supporter means facing assumptions that he must hate women, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, minorities and anyone who is against the president — assumptions that, Fenlason says, are simply not true of him. “I have friends from all of these groups and many of them support President […]

Examining alcohol and drugs

Scientific effects of substances on students explored

How do you conduct an accurate study on how people are affected by alcohol in a social setting? According to Jason Kilmer, a researcher and assistant professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington, you make your lab into a bar. Kilmer, a researcher on the effects of alcohol and drug use […]

Falcons beat Yellowjackets

Men’s basketball returned home to score win after 3 game losing streak

Home sweet home! In their first game back after a three game road trip, the SPU men’s basketball team got a much needed win, 94-75, against Montana State Billings to snap a three game losing streak. SPU’s record improves to an 8-10 record (4-6 in GNAC). “It felt great to get a win at home […]

Crabb takes on leadership role

Senate reviews associate justice application of Chelsea Crabb

Senate confirmed junior Chelsea Crabb as an associate justice of the ASSP Constitutional Advisory Board in addition to discussing various upcoming events at Monday night’s meeting. ASSP President Lola Sosanya began officer reports by announcing that the current ASSP Core will be hosting an informational forum on Feb. 7.  Those interested in being a part […]

Editorial Comment

Journalistic duty challenged

What is the role of journalists in 2017? That is the question posed by the recent squabble concerning BuzzFeed’s release of a raw dossier, assembled by a man who has claimed to be a former MI5 agent. These unverified documents allege that Russia has compromising information on President-elect Trump and detail the intimate relationship he […]