Final budget preparations made at senate

Senate passes budgetary proposal for next year, passes proposal for Black Student Union BBQ

Senate has begun budgetary preparations for next year and is in its final weeks of meeting for the 2016-2017 academic year. During Monday’s meeting, Senate approved old business, approved the budgets for two campus events and reviewed the operational budget allocation for the 2017-2018 academic year. Senate began by reviewing ASSP Vice President of Campus […]

Latinos Unidos gathers for first event in years

Latin American culture celebrated through new “Fiesta Latina” event

While the long line for the food at Fiesta Latina was slowly moving forward, students chatted, ate Mexican candies and engaged in impromptu dancing to the music playing from loud speakers. Though it could take up to 15 minutes to reach the food, there were no objections. People who couldn’t find seats simply kept standing […]

Falcons take fourth at GNAC

Brannan, Charelson, Markham make nationals

Senior Kyra Brannan started off the 2017 GNAC Outdoor Championships strong for the Falcons this past Friday, May 12, with a first-place finish in the women’s long jump where she leaped to 18-11¼. Held at the McArthur Field on the Western Oregon University campus in Monmouth, Oregon, the SPU women’s team took home fourth place […]

Multicultural night celebrates diversity

Lauren Giese staff reporter Jenna Dennison assistant news editor First-year Andria Fredriks believes that understanding different backgrounds and cultures leads to a greater understanding and appreciation for different people. Likewise, Admissions Counselor Jasmine Hairston said that the Christian body of believers is diverse, and therefore recognizing and celebrating various cultures can bring people to a […]

New cafe helps ‘twist the wick’

Motorcycle- themed coffee shop debuts near SPU

    Contrary to the burly, bandanna-wearing men on Harleys that are the first images to pop into mind when someone says “motorcyclists,” Seattle biker Joelle Smith said the truth is much different. In fact, she said that the local biker community is more welcoming than one might expect. “Bikers, they kind of have that […]