‘Reefer Madness’ author speaks on marijuana and race

A bestselling author defended the freedom of minorities and sub-cultures in America when he spoke at the Seattle Town Hall on Monday night. Eric Schlosser, best known for his award-winning book "Fast-Food Nation," discussed how marijuana users and migrant workers are treated in the American marketplace today. His new book, "Reefer Madness," takes an investigative […]

Falcons hang on to beat WWU

Nearly 1,900 fans were on their feet roaring with excitement, while the opponent’s student section took their seats as the SPU Falcons beat the WWU Vikings 96-89 on Saturday night. The win kept the Falcons undefeated in Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) play at 5-0 and atop the conference standings with Humboldt State. Dominated early […]

Pro skier gives back to youth

Maged Sultan, 23, sighed as he looked up at the rock wall he just climbed. "That was so cool!" Sultan, along with nine other homeless youth from the Seattle streets, was given the opportunity to rock-climb at Stone Gardens in Ballard on Monday morning. SPU senior Bryce Phillips and his three classmates Ryan Bell, Katie […]

Men avoid road sweep

As the rain drizzled here in cold Seattle over the weekend, the SPU men’s soccer team baked in the San Antonio sun, bringing home one victory and a tie from the Crusader Classic. "It was a wild experience," head coach Cliff McCrath said. The Falcons snared the victory in Thursday’s game against St. Edwards. Though […]

Building a Champion

SPU’s head soccer coach Cliff McCrath has been the mastermind behind elevating the status of Northwest soccer for more than 32 years now … and he’s not about to stop. Born in 1936, this kid from inner city Detroit led anything but a boring life growing up. With a pair of stolen skates five sizes […]