News

VPDEI announcement in February

The committee searching for and nominating candidates for SPU’s new position, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (VPDEI), finalized their submissions and presented them to President Dan Martin at the end of Fall quarter. Among those part of the search committee were four students originally part of the SPU Justice Coalition, a student group […]

An unexpected call to teaching

Murg adds Catholic point of view to SPU community

An old, retired Catholic priest from New York finally convinced him not to do it. After years spent thinking he was called to become a priest himself, Bradley Murg’s life changed at age 21 in that encounter with the priest. “You’re a solid intellectual … I know you’d be a solid priest,” Murg recalls him […]

Features

Film rich with symbolism

Psychological thriller demands undivided attention to follow

REVIEW SPOILER ALERT Mystery and misunderstanding set the stage for the intriguing psychological thriller “Claire in Motion.” In the most recent Sacha Pictures production, directors Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell create a film that will grip its audience through the entire viewing. Popularly known for her role in the Golden Globe Award-winning television series […]

Opinion

Citizens must drive dialogue

Climate change undeniable to most, but not to US leaders

Happy 2017! After the hottest year on record, polar ice levels have reached a record low. The Great Barrier Reef is on its last leg due to bleaching that occurs as ocean temperatures rise. An ice chunk larger than Rhode Island is expected to break off of Antarctica by April, and, just this summer, we […]

Editorial Comment

Trump's remarks indefensible

The 2017 annual Golden Globe Awards was a night to remember. “La La Land,” the musical film, set a record for winning all seven of the awards for which it was nominated, Donald Glover’s “Atlanta,” which he created, directed, and stars in, won Best Comedy Series and Meryl Streep made the Internet implode. “There was […]

Sports

Falcon women bounce back

SPU suffers first loss of season over break; two home wins bring record up to 13-1

The Seattle Pacific University women’s basketball team kept busy over the holiday break, playing several games both in conference and out. The Falcons tried to keep their record up, but their 11 game winning streak quickly came to an end as they suffered their first loss of the season against rival team Northwest Nazarene University […]

Falcon first-years step on court

Falcons go 7-7; injuries lead to first-year play off bench

Though the men’s basketball team continues to grow and improve, more of the same resulted for the Falcons as they remain at .500 following a loss to Western Oregon and a win over Concordia. The SPU Falcons are now sitting with a 7-7 record and 3-3 in GNAC play. This past Thursday, the Falcons got […]