Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I write this letter in support of the Falcon in its current situation with the server. It is a shame that a university whose motto begins with "engaging the culture" has been unable — or rather unwilling — to engage its own students on this matter in a professional and straightforward way. From […]

Guidelines breached

Does the end justify the means? That’s a question student senate and the Board of Student Media (BSM) have been wrestling with for the past two weeks. This time, the discussion is happening over a yearbook budget. For the past two years, Cascade, SPU’s yearbook, has run over $20,000 in deficit. Finance Board, responsible for […]

Debates ignite discussion on campus

If SPU students were looking for a repeat of the animated Sarah Palin and Joe Biden debate in yesterday’s presidential debate, they were left wanting. About 150 students, faculty and staff gathered in Upper Gwinn to watch what turned out to be a somber voicing of general ideas and rebuttals over the economic crisis and […]

Professor Emeritus advocates for peace

Peace should be more than just cheap talk. So says Willard Swartley, Professor Emeritus of New Testament from the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, who spoke to about 40 students and faculty at a Theology Student Union event in the Library Seminar Room yesterday afternoon. "Peace is an important part of New Testament theology, but missed […]

Finding ways for career and family

The Possibility If you ask Cindy Price about the defining moment in her vocational life, she will tell you about another ordinary day in South Bend, Ind. As she recalls, the morning began at the all-women’s St. Mary’s College when her female English professor arrived late to class "because the dishwasher repairman had not come […]

Role, guidelines of BSM discussed

In a special discussion on Monday night, Senate continued talking about Cascade and the role and purpose of the Board of Student Media. According to the Guidelines for Student Media Organizations, the Board of Student Media serves as the publisher/broadcaster for all student media organizations. Its primary purpose is to offer independence from ASSP and […]

Funds to unveil new logo pass

After a lighthearted discussion that focused on the definition of bumper stickers and the importance of self-scrutiny, Senate voted unanimously to pass a $1,100 proposal for the marketing of the new ASSP logo on Monday. The money, taken from the special project funds, will go toward a new ASSP sign, banner, stickers, mints, T-shirts, and […]