Editorial Comment

Hypocrisy of Trump palpable

In 1997, President Donald Trump watched his 16-year-old daughter Ivanka host the Miss Teen USA pageant. He turned to the then-Miss Universe, Brook Antoinette Mahealani Lee, and asked: “Don’t you think my daughter’s hot? She’s hot, right?” Then, in 2006, during an interview on The View, he made a comment regarding Ivanka’s Playboy photoshoot. He […]

Conservationism is traditional

“Green” thinking necessary

My great-grandmother, like many great-grandmothers, grew up during the Great Depression. I remember her stories about what life was like during that decade, when money was scarce and everything, from food to fuel to paper clips, had to be conserved. Even though her dad ran a grocery store, the family raised their own garden full […]

Women’s rights need protection

Restricting abortion does not save children

Since his inauguration on Jan. 20, Donald Trump has issued a dozen executive orders. These orders have largely served to fulfill campaign promises, such as defunding the Affordable Care Act, reducing financial regulation and allocating federal monies for construction of a trans-continental border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. In addition to using federal power […]

Playboy not empowering

Editorial affirms magazine’s return to nudity wrongly

Last week, The Falcon published an editorial “applauding” Playboy after the gentleman’s magazine announced that they will be bringing nudity back into the publication only a year after removing it. Playboy commented that they will be featuring natural women with a theme that “naked is normal.” Although it is an empowering statement, Playboy is using […]

Abbie Wright named head volleyball coach

Biola grad, assistant volleyball coach to return to SPU

SPU Athletic Director Jackson Stava announced last Thursday, Feb. 16, the hiring of new head volleyball coach Abbie Wright. The 28-year-old Cardiff, California native will take over for current coach Chris Johnson who announced his retirement early last month. In his 12 years as Head Coach, Johnson first met Wright when she was considering attending […]

SPU sets another season high

Falcons score 192.300; Junior Ariana Harger shines in team and individual

Traveling to St. Charles, Missouri, this past weekend changed nothing for the Seattle Pacific women’s gymnastics team’s routine as they registered a couple season-highs in not only their team scores, but a few of their events as well. On the first day of competition, Friday, Feb. 17, sophomore Itzia San Roman was the Falcons’ top […]

Win keeps postseason hopes alive

Falcons enter three-way tie for seventh place in the GNAC

In a must-win game, the men’s basketball team beat Montana State University Billings 79-77 in Billings, Montana, this past Thursday, completing the season sweep of MSUB and keeping the Falcon’s postseason hopes alive. “In the MSUB game, I thought our team did great,” first-year guard Gavin Long said. “It was our fourth game in eight […]