Women in impoverished countries denied equality in land access

In rural areas of Liberia, land and livelihood are taken from women due to the development of large corporations. The impacts are intensified by cultural norms, ineffective government policy and lack of female representation, according to development experts Izatta Nagbe and Godfrey Massay. “[Women] are usually not in a position to make decisions around the […]

Coalition aims to extend community’s influence

In search for new VPDEI, campus forces strive for inclusive process

The SPU Justice Coalition believes university administration no longer seeks their partnership in addressing matters regarding racial reconciliation, diversity and inclusion at SPU. In their first post of the new academic year, the JC stated that having only one of its members sit on the hiring committee for the new Vice President of Diversity, Equity […]


Awareness month celebrates survivors

Seattle community, students alike note Breast Cancer Awareness month

According to the American Cancer Society, 250,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and 40,000 will die. The National Breast Cancer Foundation says that every two minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, and every 13 minutes one dies. As Breast Cancer Awareness month, October carries a significant message of […]



Falcons kick it where it counts

Women’s soccer hit sixth shutout of season, add win to GNAC season

A fast start, great overall team play and balance on both ends of the ball gave SPU’s women’s soccer team a dominant 3-0 win over Simon Fraser University this past Saturday, Oct. 15, moving them to an overall record of 8-2-3 and 5-1-2 in league play. Due to the impending high winds, the afternoon match […]

Falcon men score first GNAC season wins

Men's soccer overcome consective draws with a fresh win streak

After riding a four-game consecutive draw streak with only one shut-out, the Seattle Pacific men’s soccer team’s luck has finally changed. The team started this month off with a home match at Interbay Stadium against rival Western Washington University on Thursday, Oct. 5. Less than a minute after a goal was scored by Western in […]