Wisdom from a survivor

Student shares story of assault

  Abby Carson is learning the importance of vulnerability. Carson, a sixth-year physiology major, has been sexually assaulted twice during her time at SPU. Both assaults were off campus and by people not affiliated with SPU. With the first assault, she had a hard time recognizing what happened and neglected to immediately report it. But […]

SPU sweeps final match

Volleyball ends; young team looks forward to next season

The 1,268 kills, 1,203 assists, 124 aces and 1,908 blocks are just a few of the statistics the Seattle Pacific women’s volleyball team has racked up during their 2016 season. They played 28 games over the course of three months (conference and nonconference) with an overall record of 11-17; 6-4 at home, 2-10 away and […]

Chapel features carols, prayers

Annual Advent festival celebrates coming of Jesus

As one of Seattle Pacific University’s annual Christmas traditions, the Music Department hosted the Festival of Lessons and Carols at First Free Methodist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The festival is an Advent celebration that retells the stories of the fall of man, the promise of the Savior and the birth of Christ through short […]

Local female comic artists showcased

Ballard’s Push/Pull aims to foster community with artistic platforms

Local artist Marie Hausauer was walking one day when she came across a dead, rotting and maggot filled raccoon. As an artist, this experience sparked an idea for a comic. “I couldn’t stop thinking about it,” Hausauer said. “I started thinking about people’s different responses to death.” Hausauer began creating comics three years ago and […]

Falcons beat No. 17 ranked team in the country

Women's basketball start season with 5 game consecutive winning streak

The Seattle Pacific University women’s basketball team is looking like the NCAA DII team to beat this season as the Falcons raise their record and winning streak to 5-0. The team traveled to Bellingham, Washington on Saturday, Nov. 18, to dominate at the West Region Crossover Classic. The Falcons went up against University of California […]

Online Exclusive: Transgender Day of Remembrance brings community together

SPU's Haven and Sociology Clubs team up to honor lives lost

Small white candles shrunk as they dripped toward the hands of students circled in SPU’s Martin Square Sunday night for a vigil held to honor the memories of those murdered due to anti-transgender prejudice as part of the school’s first participation in the Transgender Day of Remembrance. “It’s bringing a community together that isn’t always […]

Ybarra found guilty

Assailant in shooting trial determined not insane

UPDATE: On Wednesday Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. the jury determined that Aaron Ybarra was not legally insane at the time of the June 5, 2014 shooting, finding him guilty of first-degree murder of Paul Lee; three counts of attempted first-degree murder of Sarah Williams, Thomas Fowler and Anna Sofia Cuturilo-Hackney; and second-degree assault of […]

Value found in pain and joy of life

REVIEW: ‘Eurydice’ presents a time of reflection

Seattle Pacific University students bring the tale of “Eurydice” to life as they convey the timeless quandaries about what it means to know true, mature love and the fragility of life on earth. Playwright Sarah Ruhl offers a new perspective on the Greek myth of Orpheus by grounding the story in the perspective of Eurydice. […]