Nail biting week puts SPU at No. 3

Going 50/50 last week breaks four game win streak

The Falcons kept crowds on their toes during both of their games last week, where The Seattle Pacific University men’s basketball team faced two conference competitors from Oregon. First, SPU came up big in the last second against the 0-8 Concordia Cavaliers, 74-72. Second, the Falcons kept it close against the No. 2 Western Oregon […]

Two wins make road trip look easy

Falcons steal second place

This past week, the Seattle Pacific Univerity women’s basketball team (12-3, 6-2 GNAC) racked up two big victories on the road, beating both Western Washington and Simon Fraser. On Thursday, Jan. 11, the Falcons traveled up to Bellingham to play against their biggest rival, the Western Washington Vikings (7-9, 3-5 GNAC). The past two years, […]

Editorial Comment

Loss of social integrity needs to be challenged

As most of you know, President Donald Trump recently referred to certain African countries as “shitholes.” Since then, the media has run stories about the incident, astonished by Trump’s use of racist language and the precedent it sets. Traditional news media companies have not been the only ones to do so, as even Saturday Night […]

Arguing for vaccines for benefit of herd-immunity

Autoimmune perspective helpful when discussing pros of being vaccinated

As the cold and flu season continues, the debate on whether or not to get vaccinated seems to pop up all over Facebook and other social media. There are many unsupported arguments against getting vaccinated that circulate the internet. However, there is another, far more important, argument in favor of getting vaccines that should be […]

Improving the Womxn’s March

The need to spot ableism with this year’s march proves vital, especially when they are subtle moments

Appreciating inclusivity in concept and in practice are two different things. I’m reminded of this in trivial ways, from when I catch myself getting annoyed when an automatic door takes too long to open or when I hate on any usage of Comic Sans because it’s not aesthetically pleasing to me, despite it being a […]

Seattleites need perspective

Blaming businesses for city’s problems could be a mistake

It is no secret that the city of Seattle and tech giant Amazon have had a rocky relationship throughout the company’s 23-year-long history. The city blames Amazon for public issues such as rising housing costs, increased traffic, the overall spike in prices and the decrease in space across Seattle. City-driven contentions over taxes, infrastructure and […]

Crime 1/17

Burglary On Jan. 12, OSS received a report of an incident in the 37 W Dravus Apartments. Car Prowl On Jan. 11, an incident off campus but in the vicinity of SPU was reported.   The Crime at SPU report is compiled weekly by the News Editor Kimberly See from information provided by the Seattle […]