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The Falcon

Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

The Falcon

Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

The Falcon

Many students, faculty, and staff members stood outside of Upper Gwinn where inside, the Board of Trustees were holding a meeting regarding the universitys controversial lifestyle expectations and the statement on human sexuality. (Audrey Oscarson)
Protest on the stairs
Audrey Oscarson, Staff Writer • May 20, 2022

A number of students stood outside the windows of Upper Gwinn on May 19 holding signs and flags. Inside, the Board of Trustees deliberated,...

LGBTQIA+ joy and frustration
LGBTQIA+ joy and frustration
Audrey Oscarson and Vy Khanh Vu May 18, 2022

Seattle Pacific University students gathered at Tiffany Loop on May 17 to connect with the LGBTQIA+ community and urge the Board of Trustees...

Many students and faculty members voice their frustrations with SPUs choice to chose its alignment with the Free Methodist Church instead of supporting its queer students. (Shianne Heeraman)
Campus community wrestles with next steps
Kyle Morrison, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022

Jeaux Rinedahl’s January 2021 lawsuit brought a new awareness to LGBTQIA+ rights at Seattle Pacific University. On May 2, both parties...

Courtesy of the Office of Enrollment
SPU enrollment stabilizes
Kyle Morrison and Audrey Oscarson May 18, 2022

Seattle Pacific University has projected the same number of incoming freshmen for the fall of 2022 as the fall of 2021. Vice President...

Many abortion rights activists attended a rally near downtown at the Westlake Center this past week to protest the Supreme Courts decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. (Carlos Snellenberg-Fraser)
Reactions to Roe
May 11, 2022
Settled
Settled
May 5, 2022
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Illustration by Shianne Heeraman
Already, but not yet
Emily Busha, Guest Writer • May 19, 2022

Every time I tell people about my job, I always get a similar response. It’s usually some kind of “How do you do it?” It’s usually humored with an awkward laugh...

Aubrey Rhoadarmer shows off her various tattoos. (Courtesy of Joelle Berger)
Thin black lines
Aubrey Rhoadarmer, Falcon Navigator • May 19, 2022

I grew up being told my body was not mine. I spent 18 years of my life scared of myself. Then I walked into a tattoo shop. My first tattoo was small and lame and some...

Talks between pro-life and pro-choice groups and how religion plays into it has been a central part of many debates between both sides. (Sharli Mishra)
Sinners and saints
Isabella Privitera, Guest Writer • May 19, 2022

A recent Politico article, which was leaked on Monday, May 2, addressed the inevitable event of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the momentous Roe v. Wade case; a case...

Illustration by Mia Eshima
Not as seen on TV
Perris Larson, Staff Writer • May 12, 2022

One word: Bridgerton. My friends and I binge-watched the entire second season during spring break. Our eyes were glued to the screen; we had been looking forward to...

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The heart of all sports
Rowing cruises to second place in GNAC
Triple victories at GNAC Championships
Twelve-year climb
Rowing has impressive performance at Windermere Cup

Rowing has impressive performance at Windermere Cup

May 10, 2022

Winning mentality

Winning mentality

May 4, 2022

Mental health toss-up

Mental health toss-up

May 4, 2022

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Progression or regression?
To be Here
“Multiverse of Madness” brings horror to MCU
Game over
Relaxed approach to mindful eating

Relaxed approach to mindful eating

May 4, 2022

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