‘Francesca’ showcases original student work

Musical production stresses importance of relationships

Junior music major Kristoffer Bjarke loves musical theater. Not only is it his favorite form of music to compose for, but he also believes it is the most collaborative art form in existence. While he knows that collaborators might think differently than him, he says, “you can’t do it without working with people, which I […]

Frank firearm discussion

SPU community speaks out on campus carry policies

By Eppey Cook, Tori Hoffman and Manola Secaira Amid proclamations of romantic love and criticism of campus life, two statements appeared on the SPU Confessions Page on Facebook. The first was posted anonymously: “Tbh, I carry my Sig on campus all the time. Take that you silly liberal fruitcakes. Concealed pistol license ftw!” The second […]

Editor’s Note

In working to address financial challenges we face, The Falcon has decided to print five issues bi-weekly this quarter as opposed to our usual nine weekly issues per quarter. Our decision has been approved by the Board of Student Media and discussed among all editors. We plan to publish timely and relevant articles online and […]

BREAKING: NCAA releases report on SPU infractions

SPU Athletics to face two-year probationary period

The NCAA announced Friday morning the specific sanctions faced by SPU Athletics as a result of self-reported rules violations associated with its women’s soccer program. As published on the SPU Athletics website, the NCAA Committee on Infractions assessed penalties against SPU and the former head coach of women’s soccer, including a two-year probationary period for […]

Estimated cost of attendance at SPU over $50,000

Next year's tuition up 4.7 percent, student financial assistance available

This article was updated on March 10, 2017 to reflect more accurate information. As the cost of living in Seattle keeps rising, so does the cost of attendance at Seattle Pacific University. In an email last Friday afternoon, President Dan Martin announced that tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year has risen to $40,464. After mandatory fees […]

Breaking: 2017-2018 Tuition Announced

Updates to follow

Read the updated story here. Today President Dan Martin announced in an email the undergraduate tuition cost for the 2017-2018 academic year has risen to$40,464 with a total cost increase of 4.7 percent. He explained that the numbers came out of meetings with students, staff and faculty, and were ultimately approved by the university’s Board of […]

VP Search Update

On Friday, Feb. 3, the Office of President Dan Martin announced the first candidate for SPU’s first-ever Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  The message sent out to staff and faculty named Dr. Brian Bantum as the initial candidate for VPDEI, also noting that Bantum has served at SPU since 2009 and is currently […]