Senate Briefs

Seattle Pacific’s student senate must cut more than $18,000 this Saturday, after student leader’s requests surpassed the Associated Students of Seattle Pacific budget by thousands. Susan Cole, vice president of finance, said the increase in fund requests was due to more students involved in clubs and participating in ASSP sponsored events. In particular, the Student […]

Campus Security Blotter

Noise complaint: On Thursday night the office of Safety and Security received numerous noise complaints from Queen Anne residents regarding initiation. Trespass: On Friday night a student reported receiving an unwanted phone call from two non-SPU affiliated males in the lobby of her dorm. Security officers escorted the males off campus and gave them verbal […]


In the Oct. 7 article of The Falcon entitled, "Housing Crunch Kicks Off Year," Kimberlee Campbell was incorrectly identified as the Director of Housing. Her correct title is the Director of Residence Life/Associate Director of University Services. The Falcon regrets the error. In the article "Moore, Kuess to depart" published in the Oct. 7 issue […]

Housing crunch kicks off year

Like many other colleges and universities across the nation, Seattle Pacific University is experiencing a housing crunch, and some students, such as those living in crowded triple rooms, are literally feeling it. "In light of what’s happening nationwide, I feel fortunate that we don’t have people we can’t accomodate," said Director of Housing Kimberlee Campbell. […]

No Gwinn come spring

Come spring quarter, students can expect a new and entirely unique dining experience. Gwinn Commons will begin its complete renovation during spring quarter while meals are served in a currently undecided temporary location elsewhere on campus. "My biggest concern is to keep the students happy. We will have to scale down our services, but what […]

Moore, Keuss to depart

"Ice-cream break, get your ice-cream," yells a voice accented with a Texan drawl. These words echo throughout the residence halls of Seattle Pacific University as Vice President for Campus Life Steve Moore dutifully pulls his children’s red wagon stacked with ice cream sandwiches, Dole fruit bars and popsicles to students during finals week. Moore and […]

Campolo calls for compassion

At least 50 students lined up to respond to an altar call last Thursday morning at Chapel. This wasn’t just any altar call. It was for a hug and a word with Dr. Tony Campolo, renowned professor, author, liberal evangelical missionary, and most recently, "spiritual advisers" to President Clinton. Campolo seemed to be relieved to […]

SPU cleared in discrimination case

A federal agency has cleared Seattle Pacific University of racial discrimination charges filed by a former student. A separate internal investigation, headed up by Provost Bruce Murphy, also concluded there was no racial discrimination. Shakespear Feyissa, a senior at SPU last year, filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights in April and with […]