SOPHIA Club identity rebranded

Intersectional Feminism Club talks club changes

As of this academic year, SOPHIA club is now the Intersectional Feminism Club. Tori Hoffman from The Falcon sat down with leaders and members of the club to get their perspective on the changes in language and mission. The interview included: Bethany Garver, a third year student who will be graduating in June, involved in […]

Promoting love, support

Seattle march encourages standing in solidarity

Thousands of demonstrators braved the wind and rain to participate in the Womxn’s March in Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 20. Marching might have been a new experience for Seattle Pacific junior Toni Ramientos, but she was eager to support issues close to her heart. “As a queer womxn of color whose parents are immigrants, I […]

Negating homeless stereotypes

Emily Hansum encourages understanding, builds bridges

Balance. That is what SPU senior Emily Hansum, a double-major in linguistics and Spanish, actively seeks to manage as she unites communities and builds bridges of understanding. Her role goes beyond engaging individuals experiencing homelessness and connecting them with the Seattle Pacific community. She aims to validate experience and strike a balance between serving to […]

Literature at Short Run

Festival embraces innovation in arts

From creating poetry comics and zines to stickers, buttons, t-shirts and tote bags, the artistic community in Seattle, a newly designated City of Literature by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, gathered Saturday to celebrate diversity in both identity and artistic expression. The seventh annual Comix & Arts Festival featured a book expo with 280 exhibitors […]

Service as lifestyle

Latreia begins year with Engagement Day focused on identity

For the Latreia officer core, service is more about engagement with others and following passions than it is about giving. Not only did the SPU service organization change the name of their twice-quarterly service days to engagement days, but they also encouraged students to practice community engagement in an ongoing manner. “Engaging with community is […]

Artist inspired by culture

Aristone tours in WA

For Slovak singer-songwriter Peter Aristone, performance has given him an invaluable opportunity to share his music with various cultures. While being on tour can be tiring and challenging at times, Aristone says it’s an adventure that is always worth it. “It’s a fantastic experience just to see different cultures and different countries, different people, different […]

Love God, Love Neighbor, Live Samaritan

Professor of History Donald Holsinger delivers speech in final year of instruction at SPU

As some members of the Seattle Pacific University community introduced themselves at chapel for the first time, Professor of History Donald Holsinger spoke with a sentimental, reflective tone, as his address marked the start of his last year teaching at SPU. After 27 years of service to the SPU community, Holsinger will retire in June, […]