Staff Editorial

In an interview this month with The Guardian, English musician James Blake likened his record label and the rest of the music industry to a sinking ship. “[It] isn’t just going down. There are people trapped inside, bashing on the windows trying to get out.” The same is true of other industries that the Internet […]

ASSP Results by Numbers

ASSP Election Results: By the Numbers President Isaac Gunderson: 622 Laura Nile: 598 Executive VP Jake Caoutte: 820 Kathryn Owen: 335 VP of Finance Matt Garcia: 756 Adam Hutchinson: 428 VP of Campus Activities Chelsea LaBelle: 646 Brooks Bolsinger: 524 VP of Ministries Scott Jackson: 822 Christopher Haylett: 350 VP of Intercultural Affairs Emilio Cabrera: […]

Endorsements for ASSP elections

The Falcon endorses candidates for ASSP office every year in the hope that it will be a helpful resource for students deciding whom to vote for. The endorsements reflect the majority opinion of the four members of The Falcon’s editorial board, which is a group of four students on our newspaper staff. Many of the […]

Editorial comment

In the space of two weeks since his ascension to the papacy, newly elected Pope Francis has already stirred up the Church with several bold steps. This past Holy Week, his eminence enacted several changes concerning traditional views toward women and Muslims alike. On Thursday, the pope broke with centuries-old tradition and washed the feet […]

Editorial Comment

There’s a funny thing happening these days between the White House and journalist Bob Woodward. Woodward, of Watergate fame since 1972, has sparked controversy by claiming that he received a “veiled threat” from a White House official. Woodward encountered some resistance in February while reporting on the financial ‘sequester’ now signed into law. In a […]

Editorial comment

A group of scientists led by Dr. Melba Ketchum, a veterinarian who heads the Sasquatch Genome Project, has published a paper that firmly asserts the existence of the mythical creature, based on over a hundred pieces of genetic material collected in over 14 U.S. states and parts of Canada. Controversy has surrounded its publication, especially […]

Forum addresses Christian music

Dr. Jeff Keuss, professor of Christian ministry, theology and culture, said he thinks many evangelical churches are afraid of silence. “Fearing if we do not fill every space of the sense, filling our ear, our vision, even our touch to the breaking point, that some will not feel engaged and will wander away,” said Keuss, […]

Editorial comment

In his State of the Union Address on Feb. 12, President Barack Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour and tying it to inflation so that it would rise annually with the cost of living. Currently, a person working a minimum wage, full-time job earns about $14,500 […]