Minimalism taken to extreme

Individualism lost in simplicity

If I could label the year 2017 as anything, it would be the year of minimalism. Black, grey, white and solid tone colors raided the closets of consumers and became the desired aesthetic of every 20-year-old adult’s fashion sense and bedroom. In the midst of this chaotic world, we have turned toward a lifestyle that […]

Falcons hold No. 4 seed

SPU dominates both of their conference games

Seattle Pacific University’s Women’s soccer has improved their overall GNAC record (6-3) with two thrilling and momentous victories over Central Washington University on Thursday, Oct. 12, and Saint Martin’s University on Saturday, Oct. 14.   After two losses the previous week, the Falcons were in need of a win to help boost their confidence leading […]

Editorial Comment

Sexual assault tag takes over twitter

Sunday morning, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me, too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.” This message was in response to sexual assault accusations against film producer, Harvey Weinstein. Just over 24 hours later, the hashtag […]

1st Amendment attacked

Censoring reporting against freedom of speech

President Trump’s time in office has been marked by a storm of controversy. One such controversial issue is his opinions on broadcast news and journalists. The term “fake news” was even coined by him during his campaign. Defined as the spread of false news stories on various forms of media, it seems that Trump uses […]

Sustainability awareness

Responsibility to care for the earth vital

According to a study on climate change beliefs done by Yale University, approximately 11 percent of the United States population believes that we don’t need to worry about climate change because the apocalypse is coming. This ridiculous belief that the upcoming return of Jesus Christ justifies our treatment of the earth is misguided and unbiblical. […]

San Juan in critical state

Jones Act slowing down Puerto Rico’s recovery after disaster

When a natural disaster strikes, the general public is up to date on every movement the storm takes. The media fills us in on every data point possible, garners as many live interviews they can and promotes every newsworthy snippet throughout the storm’s duration. The 2017 hurricane season has produced five major hurricanes so far, […]

From RA To Counselor

Future high school counselor puts into play her best skills

For third-year Hannah Landies, working with children in a professional setting was not her plan. This changed when her high school counselor Natalie McIntosh opened her office door and let Landies get some things off her chest. “I’d be talking about assignments, teachers, student body and personal issues. I would convey a lack of self-confidence […]

Crime 10/18

Burglary On Oct. 16, a case of burglary on the fourth floor of Hill Hall was reported. Car Prowl On Oct. 12, a car prowl in the Ross Parking Lot was reported. Fondling On Oct. 12, an incident off campus was reported. Harassment On Oct. 16, an incident was reported at OSS but the investigation […]