Learning from Senior experience

We are the elders of SPU. As freshmen, we were welcomed with open arms by SPU president Woody Self, in the first year of "metal" meal plans, the "new" library and Subway on campus. We witnessed an earthquake, fire alarms, Dan Randall rollerblading after floor hours, Paul Assink reminding us to clean our plates in […]

Saving faith means obedience

<i> Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series on religious issues meant to promost dialogue and questions concerning our role as Christians.</i> In the five years I have lived on campus, I have found that one of the most discussed, and unfortunately, most controversial topics, is the issue of faith. I frequently […]

What is a ‘Jesus freak’?

"What will people think, when they hear that I’m a Jesus freak?" From time to time these lyrics from the hit song by the contemporary Christian group DC Talk radiate throughout the halls in the dorms and apartments of SPU. But what exactly does it mean to be a "Jesus freak"? Does it imply armed […]

Humility lets us seek truth

Over the past few weeks, I have read with great interest the articles written by staff and guest writers of The Falcon regarding various controversial issues and the differing arguments for each. We are privileged to be a part of a unique community of higher learning at SPU and indeed our discussions both inside and […]