Throw away all those "Land Before Time" puppets and collectible glasses from Pizza Hut. Disney’s new dinosaur flick, appropriately named "Dinosaur," ushers in a new generation of lovable primordial reptiles and their foes. Brown-scaled skin flashes on the screen, and the sound of a heartbeat can be heard as the movie begins. Children all over […]


Ultimate Frisbee in the Loop at midnight during winter quarter is daring to most students. When those participants are wearing only a pair of Joe Boxers, they think of themselves as "extreme." Meet Lynn Hill. This Washington native sports the latest North Face gear, yet wears it free-climbing cliffs instead of on the runway. Hill […]

Salamanca a blend of cultures

According to Dr. Alberto Ferreiro, people move slower in Spain. "They take the time to stop and smell the roses," Ferreiro said. The Spanish people live in a diverse, culturally rich environment known for its history, food and ancient architecture. They also start partying at midnight. "I loved meeting people from all over the world, […]

Tantalizing Thai

It’s Sunday night, and the line for Subway in the C-Store snakes back to the Odwalla cooler. When Gwinn is dark and empty, what is a hungry SPU student with a college budget to do? At the end of the quarter when one’s points are running low, it’s time for something new. Instead of opting […]

Noted author to speak in chapel

Author of over 10 books. Father of four. Doesn’t drive a car in daily commuting. Local resident Dan Allender cavorts back on forth from his home on Bainbridge Island to Seattle using a motorcycle and the ferries. Allender is a professional counselor at Western Seminary in Seattle, specializing in clinical counseling. He is also the […]

Starving to Death

The average American model is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 117 pounds. The average American woman is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. It’s time to get real. Feb. 12-19 is the 13th annual Eating Disorders Awareness Week, upholding the theme for 2000 as "Educating the Educators." Eating Disorders Awareness […]