Falcons attack full force

Women’s basketball claims victory over powerhouse Alaska Anchorage

This past week, the women’s basketball team scored two big wins against Alaska Fairbanks (4-11, 0-9 GNAC) and Alaska Anchorage (16-2, 9-1 GNAC) at the Royal Brougham Pavilion. On Thursday, Jan. 18, the team outscored Alaska Fairbanks by 32 points with a final score of 86-54. Going into the second half, the Falcons held Fairbanks […]

How SPU males view feminism

SPU gender ratio affects perception on campus

DEAR SISTERS,” is how the trending “Time’s Up” campaign heads its letter of solidarity asserting allegiance to eliminating female inequality and injustice in the workplace. Inspired by the Me Too movement and all the Hollywood horror it has brought into the spotlight this past year, Time’s Up is a “unified call for change from women […]

SPU Dance struggles for funds

Club constitution needs to be reanalyzed to support all clubs

Seattle Pacific University has a multitude of clubs, from cheer teams to disability advocacy groups to Krav Maga. Lately, some clubs have faced issues with acquiring the funding to successfully hold events; the SPU dance team having a particular difficult time. Due to club restrictions, and the strict definition of what a “club” is, the […]

Stigma in the fashion industry

Feminine-heavy focus lowers public view of field

Fashion, for the most part, is viewed as being superficial. The labels of “narcissistic” and “conceited” are often directed at those who show a distinct interest in fashion, described as caring a little too much about what clothes they wear, where they shop and how they wear it. For a good majority of my life, […]

Editorial Comment

Concern over political scandal apathy

Since President Donald Trump took office last January, one scandal has scarcely begun being covered by the news before the next one suddenly pops up. From Twitter controversy to alleged secret meetings, paying off porn stars and accusations of sexual misconduct, the rumors and news breaks are nonstop. Actually, these scandals began long before his […]

Censoring content on Youtube

Guidelines for censoring online content could be silencing marginalized voices

In March of 2017, several big-brand companies, including Coca-Cola, Pepsi, WalMart and Dish Network, moved to suspend advertising on YouTube after expressing outrage over finding their advertisements preluding videos with racist, sexist and otherwise inappropriate and controversial content. On Jan. 16, YouTube announced that “human reviewers would watch every second of video in … Google […]

Crime 1/23

Domestic Violence On Jan. 19, OSS received a report of an incident at the Tent City 3 site. Malicious Mischief/Vandalism On Jan. 21, an incident at Mailing and Copying Services was reported. Theft On Jan. 22, an incident on the campus streets was reported to the OSS.   The Crime at SPU report is compiled […]