Breakin’ ankles in classic

SPU takes the reigns during the 2017 Fresno Crossover Classic

The SPU women’s basketball team traveled to Fresno, California this past week to play in the Fresno Pacific West Region Crossover Classic. The Falcons played two games in the tournament and won both. The Falcons started the weekend by taking on Humboldt State on Friday night. The score ended 69-49 as SPU pulled away from […]

Preseason ups and downs

Two teams test SPU’s defensive abilities

Preseason has been a bumpy ride for the Seattle Pacific University men’s basketball team. The team started last weekend with a harsh loss, 93-100. Despite the loss, they came back the next day with a victory, 70-59. The Falcons matched up against the Sonoma State Seawolves Friday, Nov. 10, and suffered their first preseason loss […]

Volleyball finishes season

Seniors play their final match-up

This past weekend, the SPU women’s volleyball team finished off their last two home games for the season as they welcomed Western Washington University on Thursday and Simon Fraser on Saturday. First off, the SPU volleyball squad faced the nationally ranked Vikings at Royal Brougham Pavilion on Nov. 9. The Falcons pushed the No. 8 […]

Honest discussion at risk

Fear of political correctness leads to digression of meaningful conversations

Controversy surrounds just about every topic of conversation these days. Ironically though, we are discouraged from conversing about these controversial topics. With sensitive social issues regarding race, religion, gender, sexuality, etc. at the forefront of political discussion, it has become extremely difficult to maneuver day-to-day interactions. This is especially true due to the increased societal […]

Robot receives citizenship

Advances in artificial intelligence increase concerns for singularity

Singularity is a word we have heard often enough, thrown about in science fiction films, novels and television shows. Its definition as a “hypothetical moment in time when artificial intelligence and other technologies have become so advanced that humanity undergoes a dramatic and irreversible change” is something that has enthralled the human mind for quite […]