SPU takes the top spot

The men’s soccer team is No. 1 in GNAC

The Falcons men’s soccer team took down the second to last and last place teams this week to move into the No. 1 seed in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Seattle Pacific University started off their week with a nail biting 3-2 late double overtime win against the Concordia Cavaliers. Then, SPU finished off the […]

Diversity on the runway

Inclusion necessary in the fashion world

As the spring and summer 2018 fashion weeks come to a close and all fashion magazines and blogs shoot out articles like cannonballs on all the hot trends, behind the scene details and model gossip. One thing remains untouched: the lack of diversity inside the world of fashion. During fashion week, there’s no way of […]

Culture as entertainment

White America disregards cultural significance while appropriating

All authors: Courtney Hale, Jason Beutler, Melie Ros, Carla Ramirez Though stealing seems to be a universal cultural no-no, there seems to be some hesitation when it comes to the topic of coveting. Wanting what others have, or what you can’t have, is what feeds the American dream. We aspire to get ahead and obtain […]

Coping with fears

Stephen King’s IT teaches about dealing with trauma

Recently, the genius of Stephen King has resurfaced following the release of the “IT” remake that came out this September. Rightfully so, there has been a resurgence of love and — almost more so — fear from a new generation of teenage viewers, bringing the fandom of King horror back to life. Little do people know […]

Immigration over health

National security taken too far as ill child is detained

When one thinks of the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Agency, one likely thinks of officers seizing hundreds of dollars worth of illegal drugs and other substances. Another image is that of men and women stopping illegal immigrants from entering the country. A 10-year-old with cerebral palsy being detained after an emergency gallbladder surgery is […]

Editorial Comment

Responsibility to follow through on indictments in Russia investigation

Robert Mueller, special counselor in the investigation of Russian intervention in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has recently released his first indictments regarding the investigation. Paul Manafort, former chairmen of the Trump campaign, and Rick Gates, an associate of Manafort, were both charged with 12 criminal charges, including conspiracy charges. As of Monday morning, both […]

Voter’s view disregarded

Lack of community input on Initiative 27 threatens democracy

Most students at SPU have probably never heard of Initiative 27. Most people would probably assume this is because of voter apathy or other common issues consistently facing American politics. However, the story could not be more different. The problem facing this initiative is not the voters, because as of this month the voters have […]

Rebranding SPU identity

Adjusting, accommodating changing demographics

Provost Jeff Van Duzer believes that Seattle Pacific University should be an intersection of faith and education in a city of the future. For him, how SPU should change its approach to Christianity is clear. “It is time for a bold, fresh expression of coming into our Christian identity,” he stated. While a majority of […]