Facing sexual misconduct at SPU

When it comes to reports of sexual assault and harassment, students find SPU community responds 'well, but well is not good enough'

Junior Alli Musolino stepped in front of her peers in a public speaking class only a year ago to talk about feminism. Musolino wanted to debunk myths; to show that feminism is more complex than common media portrayals of women and to ask students to consider how gender inequality contributes to one of society’s most […]

Restoring the church as a steward of the Gospel

Perkins examines the biblical purpose of God's church

    There is no doubt that both racism and reconciliation in God’s kingdom start with the church, according to John Perkins. This is evident, Perkins says, when contrasting God’s biblical purpose for the church and how it has actually operated historically. “The church was to be the stewards of the Gospel,” Perkins says. “It […]

SPJ awards John Perkins photograph, recognizes SPU students as finalists

Falcon photographers and reporters recognized in Mark of Excellence Awards

Seven Seattle Pacific University students from The Falcon were recognized last week for their reporting in the Region 10 Mark of Excellence Competition, sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. All SPU entries were published during the 2015 and submited in the “small” universities category, defined by SPJ as schools with enrollments up to 9,999. The award […]

BREAKING: 16-17 ASSP Officer Core elected

BREAKING– Following Seattle Pacific University’s ASSP general election held April 13, the ASSP Officer Core elected by student vote has been announced. For ASSP Core, students elected Lola Sosanya for ASSP President, Mara Kramer  for ASSP Executive Vice President and Nathan Bennett for Vice President of Finance. Additionally, Shongi Motsi was named Vice President of Ministries and Jess Sloan […]

2/17/16 Crime Update

Due to technical difficulties with our website, this post had to be uploaded again on 4/11/16 Assault  On Tuesday, Feb. 9, a student disclosed that they were sexually assaulted in an on-campus residence. Theft On Saturday, Feb. 13, a student reported a theft in the Wesley Cremona Apartments. On Saturday, Feb. 13, a classroom PC […]