Ups and downs of a newspaper

First Impressions I pick up my skinny reporter’s notebook that I purchased at the SPU Bookstore at the start of spring quarter. I flip it open to a blank page and slide my No. 2 pencil into my left hand, placing it between my middle and pointer fingers. My hand is poised above the page, […]

Tamaki takes on big role

A "band geek" in high school, never involved in team sports, and an instinctive follower are how freshman Kristi Tamaki described herself before she came to Seattle. Hailing from sunny San Diego, Calif., this 4-foot-11-inch, 113-pound, 19-year-old college freshman may not have pictured herself as much of a leader back then, but times have changed. […]

Midnight Madness

On Friday, SPU students battled late into the night for the chance to win beautifully-engraved bobblehead trophies and Chipotle gift certificates at the fourth annual Midnight Madness three-on-three basketball tournament, held in Royal Brougham Pavilion. Kile Petersen, event programmer for the SPU Student Union Board, which has headed up the event for the past four […]

Where are they now?

Sports team you played on: I rowed on the crew team at SPU from the fall of 1997 through the spring of 2001, though I took my sophomore year off to study in Europe. I was what rowers lovingly call "bisweptual," no preference for port or starboard. Greatest athletic accomplishment while at SPU: The biggest […]

Crew takes 2nd on road

Young but motivated. That is how junior rower Amy Burns describes the large group of freshman rowers that make up most of the SPU women’s novice eight crew team, the same team that took first place with a time of 5:28.44 at the Blue Heron Regatta Saturday in Eureka, Calif. "The novice eight has a […]

Falcon defense holds off loggers

Saturday brought another beautiful sunny day for the SPU men’s rugby club, but this time the sun smiled on the Falcons as they defeated University of Puget Sound (UPS), 25-20. In the final minutes of the game, the UPS Loggers sent the Falcons a return kick, which was snagged by senior outside-center Tyler Jennings. Jennings […]