Christian faculty members sign statement showing support for “vulnerable” communities

Spurred by rising tensions that have followed the presidential election, Christian professors across the United States have begun circulating a statement, “A Statement of Confession and Commitment,” to show support for “those who are most vulnerable.” Among this group of vulnerable people, the statement references those who fear deportation, assault or mistreatment, adding that “many […]

New republican motto: “take it while we can”

Senate nomination “nuclear option" presents troubling questions

Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court seat, was finally confirmed on Friday after the Senate decided to use their “nuclear option.”   Democrats decided to filibuster Gorsuch’s nomination if his confirmation reached the Senate floor, so the Republican majority leader, Mitch McConnell, vowed to change the confirmation rules and get rid […]

Springing their way to the top

Individual Falcons earn high marks at Emilie Mondor Invitational

This past weekend, the Falcons competed in the Emilie Mondor Invitational in Burnaby, B.C. at the Terry Fox Field at Simon Fraser. Coming out strong for the Falcons was first-year Lani Taylor and senior Kyra Brennan. Taylor ran a season-best time of 56.76 taking first place in the 400-meter dash. She also acquired a season-best […]

Falcon’s host 2017 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate National Championships

Darian Burns qualifies for three events, wins gold

For the first time in 10 years, the USA Gymnastics Nationals returned to Royal Brougham Pavilion where the Falcons hosted the three-day championships to determine the team and individual national champions. Nine teams and 33 individual qualified and competed for the separate national titles. The Bridgeport Purple Knights won the first team semi-final on Friday, […]

Getting in formation

Falcons have miscues against Trinity Western

The SPU men’s soccer team traveled to Langley, B.C. to play an exhibition game against Trinity Western University this past Saturday, April 8. The team has a policy to not discuss the final score but rather the level of play in games such as this. They gave good effort, but their execution at times was […]

Seattle youth spit the truth at local poetry slam

Seattle's Town Hall overflows with family, friends and lovers of poetry

“If I say, youth speaks,” Nikkita Oliver exclaimed, “You say, truth speaks!” proclaimed the crowd. “And remember the point is not the point, poetry is the point!” Nikkita Oliver an SPU alumna of 2008 and host of the Youth Speaks Seattle 2017 Grand Slam exclaimed opening up the event Friday, April 7. It didn’t take […]

What New Yorkers actually dress like

Participants of SPU’s fashion study away program share tips on how to dress like a real New Yorker

If you’re anything like me, nearly all the advice you’ve received on dressing like a New Yorker either came straight from the mouth of Carrie Bradshaw or from Vogue’s coverage of New York Fashion Week. While television and magazines may give us a glamorized version of what residents of the Big Apple wear, real life […]