Waiting for the perfect fit

Peter Moe to build a skeleton in Eaton

Assistant Professor of English Peter Moe’s fascination with whales started when he was a young boy. Having grown up in landlocked Spokane, Washington, he remembers being drawing pictures of whales in elementary school, for some reason enamored with the sea. Despite his love of the ocean and whales,  Moe did not see his first live […]

Color run unites campus

Explosion of vibrant hues covers campus

On Friday morning, students walking to class may have noticed the sidewalks stained in color, and patches of blue, green, orange and purple on the grass. Arrows sketched in chalk appeared at intervals, along with the occasional message of encouragement: “Keep it up!” The upper levels of Dravus parking lot were stained red, and behind […]

Equity as a state of mind

Mayo discusses race, diversity, healing

Race and equity have always been personal interests for Sandra Mayo, but she never before desired obtaining a leadership role with these issues as the center of her work. This kind of work can be motivational, but it can also be deeply personal and emotionally draining, Mayo explained. But after a long journey of healing […]

Living out SPU’s mission

Displaced community returns to Seattle Pacific University

University Chaplain Bo Lim sent out an email on Friday, Sept. 29, announcing that Seattle Pacific University will be hosting Tent City Three for the third time. Lim believes that this is a tangible way to express the mission of SPU. “At SPU we do not view our hosting of TC3 as merely an act […]

The blessing of home

Photography conveys the majesty that is home

A fiery orange canvas was painted across the sky as a mixture of dust and ash floated in the air. Darkened palm leaves stood outside a nearby home reflected upon a pool of water. This alluring, yet destructive scene of a Californian wildfire was captured seemingly effortlessly by photographer Jeff Frost and whose work is […]

Behind The Clery Act

Local university crime statistics closely examined

  As the end of the quarter draws near, students continue to attend classes and study for tests, going about their daily academic tasks. All the while, the Office of Safety and Security continues to compile a daily crime log with reports ranging from car prowls to sexual assault, as required by the Clery Act. […]

Volleyball moving in the Wright way

Abbie Wright steps in as fourth head coach

The past 31 years of Falcon volleyball history have only seen three coaches, but after former Head Coach Chris Johnson’s resignation earlier in the year, a fourth has come to take the helm. Abbie Wright, a 28 year-old Cardiff, California native stepped in to take over for Johnson at the beginning of the quarter, moving […]

Hip-hop tells story of humanity

Annual Night of Beats shines

As event coordinator for SPU’s Mosaic club, senior TJ Sawyer believes the club’s annual Night of Beats is for anyone who feels they do not fit in. The club comes together, Sawyer says, to celebrate the history of hip-hop while bringing various cultures together and has done so for the last 16 years. “Students saw […]