Staff Editorials

The image of a few dozen elderly men in uniform participating in a fourth of July parade is probably the first thing to come to mind when one thinks of veterans. They participated in some foreign war, fighting for our freedom before we were even born. These were war veterans in the traditional sense. We […]

Staff Editorials

The delay in the publication of the SPUD has ceased to be a minor annoyance and has now become a major inconvenience to many students. Even with the implementation of digital photography to speed up the publication process, SPUD’s are as late getting to students as ever. The official line that "students will prefer a […]

Staff Editorials

The Falcon appreciates the fact that SPU will be observing Veterans Day this year and applauds senate for its efforts to make such an observance happen. We are concerned, however, about how the observance is being conducted. A chapel will be held in honor of veterans, but will not take place on SPU’s observance of […]

Staff Editorials

The Education Plan will bring better course offerings, more faculty, new technology and a host of changes designed to produce better students to go out into the world. This ambitious plan deserves merit for its clearly outlined initiatives and goals, but we are concerned about who will foot the bill. Though the plan may not […]

Staff Editorials

After last year’s frequent car thefts, prowls, and "indecent man" sightings, students have rightfully become concerned about the state of their safety on Seattle Pacific’s urban campus. Both Seattle and SPU have recently experienced an all-time high number of car prowls and auto thefts (21 alone last year, compared to 8 the year before), and […]

Staff Editorials

With Vice President of Campus Life Steve Moore’s departure and two other positions open in the Office for Campus Life(OCL), SPU faces a crossroads in the future of OCL. Currently, the office answers directly to the president and acts as an advocate for student needs on campus. However, this advocacy would be diminished if OCL […]