Staff Editorial

Many of us on the editorial staff this academic year are first-time editors, and this year has shown us the importance and significance of the media. This is not an editorial on The Falcon’s significance. Rather, it’s an editorial on the media’s significance in general. As college students, we get the opportunity to grasp pages […]

Staff Editorial

The Obama administration is currently being assailed by scandals of all kinds: From the handling of terrorist attacks abroad, to unfair discrimination by a federal agency, the president is continually defending and explaining his administration’s actions. One of these scandals relates to the means used during Department of Justice’s investigation of an intelligence leak this […]

Corrections

In a May 15 articled titled “A life beyond swiping cards, greeting diners,” several errors were reported about Sodexo employee Chester Pineda. Pineda’s age was misstated. He is 24 years old. When Pineda moved from Carollton, Texas to Seattle, the timeline of Pineda’s acceptance to Seattle Pacific University was misstated. Pineda was accepted to Seattle […]

Editorial comment

The debate between Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and the Democrats about a word used, or not used, in a State Department e-mail about the Benghazi attacks seems pretty ridiculous. Boehner and many Republicans are adamant about getting the State Department to admit to having foreknowledge of the Benghazi attacks as terrorist-provoked, based […]

Editorial comment

The United States military detention in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has seen 100 of its 166 detainees go on a hunger strikes, according to the Washington Post. A lawyer there described “brutal force-feeding on the strikers that included being restrained to a chair and having food ‘dumped into [their] throat for up to two hours at […]

57 games, 26 teams for dodgeball

Team “Watch Your Lips”, left, won first place at STUB’s May Madness Dodgeball Tournament. The tournament was the first dodgeball tournament put on by STUB. Twenty-six teams participated in the tournament held in Royal Brougham on May 2-4. This article was imported from The Falcon’s Records If you find an error, mistake, or omission due to the […]

US college graduates fortunate

If the job market for graduating students seems rough around here, then maybe it would be helpful to adjust that frame of reference across the Atlantic to Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, where Spain and Portugal are experiencing record unemployment that makes finding a job in the Seattle area seem like a cakewalk. Over a quarter of […]

Editorial comment

With the recent tragedy in Boston, we at the Falcon wish to express that our thoughts and prayers go out to all who were affected. It not only served as a reminder of the inhumanity people are capable of, but also the fragility of life, even at a notable celebration of it. However, while something […]