News

Two years after SPU shooting, Aaron Ybarra sentenced to 112 years in prison

Anne Meis, the mother of student Jon Meis who disarmed Aaron Ybarra and subdued him during the June 5, 2014 shooting, said she spoke on behalf of the Seattle Pacific University community when she delivered her message at Ybarra’s sentencing hearing on Friday, Feb. 17. She said after the shooting in 2014, many people are […]

Online exclusive: Students advocate for, engage with refugees

World Relief, an international organization dedicated to helping vulnerable and displaced people, came to SPU this past Wednesday with refugee speakers to give them a voice and, hopefully, to inspire action among students.    “I think that every generation has a time, a very crucial time, kind of a tipping point, [when] they have to […]

Features

Moyer Hall showcase

Experience Moyer Project honors award-winning artistry

REVIEW Hollywood glamour abounded at this year’s Experience Moyer Project, which paid tribute to the huge Hollywood award shows the Oscars, the Grammys and the Emmys. Students attending dressed to the nines, from boys in ties and coats to girls wearing everything from short party dresses to long, elegant evening gowns. Inside Moyer Hall, the […]

People of Promise

Students recognized for changing world, sharing love

As senior Kiersten Brown ascended the stairs onto the stage in Royal Brougham, all she could think of were her friends and how they have supported her throughout her college career. Brown is one of the six recipients of this year’s “People of Promise” awards, which took place during the intermission of the Talent Show. […]

Opinion

AR Wear sadly tenable option for women

Safeguard clothing justified, alarming

Guess what’s making a comeback in 2017? Chastity belts. Recently, a new video went viral on Facebook that promotes this “new” piece of clothing. It’s supposed to protect women from sexual assault. AR Wear, the company that produces the product, hopes that it will “safeguard” women from any sort of sexual attack. The piece of […]

Sports

Falcons set personal records at Open

Track and field gears up for Conference Championships

The Seattle Pacific University track and field team had a long, eventful weekend of meets as they competed in both the Husky Classic and the UW Indoor Open this past weekend. Senior Michaella Khans soared at Sunday’s UW Indoor Classic as she made a new PR on pole vault, clearing 11-10 3/4. This surpassed her […]

Falcon women suffer double losses

SPU goes 9-7 in conference

Missing crucial shots, the Falcon women lost two big games this week, and their record dropped to 17-7 overall, 9-7 in conference. On Thursday night, SPU faced off against their biggest rival, No. 1 ranked Western Washington University. With an abysmal scoring percentage, the lowest of their season, the Falcons could not seem to get […]