Online exclusive: Students advocate for, engage with refugees

World Relief, an international organization dedicated to helping vulnerable and displaced people, came to SPU this past Wednesday with refugee speakers to give them a voice and, hopefully, to inspire action among students.    “I think that every generation has a time, a very crucial time, kind of a tipping point, [when] they have to […]

Online Exclusive: Haven’s Open Mic Night draws reflection, solidarity

Students gather in safe space

Every Tuesday night junior Hannah Hislop walks tentatively into room 201 of Weter Memorial Hall. Once inside, however, she is suddenly surrounded by roughly 30 students who understand a part of her that other people in her life cannot begin to fathom. Hislop is in SPU’s Haven. Known on campus as a club that welcomes […]

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 […]

Falcons sink in tournament

Men's basketball suffers double loss in oak harbor classic

The SPU men’s basketball team lost both games this past weekend at the Oak Harbor Freight Lines Classic at Royal Brougham Pavilion, dropping them to a 2-2 record. Despite good effort on the defensive end, inconsistent and, at times, sloppy offense doomed the Falcons against both Minnesota State and Dixie State. “We got a glimpse […]

Student government appoints three new members

Senate fills positions with upperclassmen bringing new perspectives

Senate appointed three new members to the Senate body on Monday evening: junior Emma Thomas, senior Lindsay Kerekes and junior Anthony Muro. In the absence of ASSP President Lola Sosanya, ASSP Executive Vice President Mara Kramer as the proposal sponsor introduced the three members representing Fine Arts, commuters and the School of Psychology, Family and […]

Fall Coffee House provides space for performers

Singers and poets alike take the stage to share their voice

It was Friday night, and the Emerson Hall lobby was transformed into a stage, illuminated by a lining of twinkle lights and surrounded by an eager crowd of students. Nov. 18 witnessed a space of acceptance as the first Emerson Coffee House of the year drew in a full crowd with a lineup of student […]