Students get chance at FareStart

Behind the 25-foot tall burnt-orange curtain that shields the dining area from the entrance of the restaurant, a class is in session — not for customers eating lunch, but for the cooks in the kitchen. Although they have no reason to suspect it, the diners at FareStart are watching previously homeless men and women learn […]

Tokyo or Seattle, Niang ‘sticks out’

It’s common for student-athletes at Seattle Pacific to stick out, whether it’s the athletic attire they wear, seeing them practicing in the gym or lifting weights, or their physical attributes. Senior post Modou Niang (moh-DOO’ nee-AYNG’) of the men’s basketball team has stuck out in every place he’s been. Students who don’t know Niang personally […]

SPU showcases defense in Phoenix

While students and faculty at Seattle Pacific were on a break to celebrate Thanksgiving, the men’s basketball team was on a flight to Phoenix to play a pair of games against Grand Canyon and The Academy of Art. During the weekend before Thanksgiving, the Falcons won their second tournament in two weeks, the Sodexo GNAC/PacWest […]

Falcons battle against Huskies

The atmosphere at Alaska Airlines Arena at University of Washington last week was that of a regular-season game when Seattle Pacific took on Washington in front of 9,481 predominantly UW fans. Although the Falcons weren’t able to upset the Huskies like they did Arizona the previous week, they garnered the attention of their opponents. “I […]