News

Senators approve upcoming fiesta

Dialogue about accessibility continues, by-law updates underway

This week in Senate, Senators passed a funding request from Latinos Unidos club for their upcoming “Fiesta” event. Additionally, Senators continued discussion on campus accessibility and reviewed by-law updates. Representatives from Latinos Unidos club spoke to Senate about Fiesta, which is scheduled to take place on May 8 in Martin Square. The event will feature […]

Families of autistic children share experiences

Mothers speak about challenges, offer support

  Seattle mother Katrina Davis felt helpless and despaired when she first learned that her son, Arthur, was diagnosed with autism. However, Davis did know one thing for certain: she wanted not to fix her son, but to make him more able. For single mother Joy Gehner Daniel, hearing that her daughter, Audrey, had been […]

Features

Seniors showcase art, experience

Students draw from personal anecdotes to create final projects

For seniors Kelsey Elliott and Sarah Rasmussen, art is much more than something to be enjoyed — it is something to be experienced. Rather than sharing a message with words, the two find meaning can best be conveyed through art. As a part of the SPU Art Department’s senior shows, these two have worked to […]

Opinion

Accountability Survey biased

Questionnaire aims to find staged answers

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a “leading question” is defined as a question asked in a way that is intended to produce a desired answer. Usually surveys are purposefully designed to avoid these types of questions in order to get objective and accurate results regarding the subject. It appears that the Trump administration didn’t get that […]

Drug reform needed

Drug addiction proves major public health issue, not simply isolated criminal problem

Last March, former President Obama spoke at the National Prescription Drug Abuse Heroin Summit in Atlanta saying, “For too long we’ve viewed drug addiction through the lens of criminal justice.” He added, “The most important thing to do is reduce demand. And the only way to do that is to provide treatment — to see […]

Sports

Improvement shows on field versus Seattle University

Spring exhibition season winds down, Falcons take on two DI competitors

With another week of the spring exhibition season in the books, the SPU men’s soccer team matched up against Seattle University and showcased what it is capable of. While the point of the spring exhibition season is to see improvements and gauge where the team is, in Saturday’s game, the Falcons fought hard against a […]

Falcons soar as postseason approaches

SPU women reach top 10 in weekly rankings

Just a week ago, the Seattle Pacific women’s team was ranked No. 13 on the weekly West Region list compiled by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. After this past week, they have moved up to the ninth spot on that list. With moving up in the rankings, the women’s team […]