Single-sex education

Sex education could benefit from same-sex classrooms

“Guess what?” I asked my mother as she stepped into the house. “Huh?” she replied with little enthusiasm. Jumping up and down on the couch, I told her I had started my period that day at school while on the playground. And I’ll never forget her first and only reaction to my exciting news: she […]

Comey decision upsetting

Firing of FBI director raises alarming questions

President Trump has fired yet another government official. This time it was the director of the FBI, James Comey. The official reason for the termination is unclear, which isnot out of character for Trump’s administration. The origins of the investigation into Comey vary from each account. According to Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Vice President […]

Editorial Comment

Price of seeking truth too high

Seven years ago, he received the International Press Freedom Award by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), and two days ago he was pulled from his car and shot 12 times in broad daylight. Javier Valdez, a correspondent for La Jornada in Sinaloa, as well as founder and editor of the state weekly Riodoce, was […]

Men’s Basketball: Hidden Talents

Get to know the men’s basketball team off the court

This information came from interviews by John Moga with men’s basketball players. “[Long] can do a really good Scooby-Doo laugh. It’s a little weird how good it is, but it’s impressive,” Khan said. He can touch his tongue to his nose. According to sophomore forward Nathan Streufert, Miller is the best Madden player ever, he’s […]

Holland returns to field

SPU women’s soccer concludes spring season

For the last 13 months, SPU women’s soccer junior midfielder Brooke Holland has been dealing with injuries. This week, during the Falcons’ final week of spring season, Holland was finally given the all clear to begin running again, an action she hadn’t been able to do since she received injections into her two torn groin […]

Student designers explore, inspire

Annual fashion show: ‘Runway to Retail’

For senior Jacob Yang, SPU’s MODE Fashion Show served as a great opportunity to bring his Chinese culture to an American audience. “My highlight is Chinese embroidered seams,” Yang said. “My work was sown by hand, like the traditional Chinese apparel. These designs took half the year [to create].” Yang, an international student from Kunming […]

Duo brings folk infused beats

If Tom Waits sang a Ryan Adams song with a flute in the room, that formula would get you Zach Caldwell and Mikaela Henderson, Seattle Pacific University’s very own acoustic duo. Or at least, that’s what they’ll tell you. “That’s the most accurate description [of our sound] we’ve come up with so far,” Caldwell says […]