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Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

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Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

The Falcon

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Discussed
Caleb Cissna, Staff Writer • May 26, 2022

On May 26, Dr. April Middeljans and Provost Laura Hartley co-moderated a town hall style discussion in Royal Brougham Pavilion. Board of...

Many cruise ships dock in and make their way through the Puget Sound. Cruises are a popular vacation option for travelers. (Megan Siemering)
COVID fatigue eases as spring blossoms
Carlos Snellenberg-Fraser and Caleb Cissna May 25, 2022

In recent weeks, a carnival cruise ship that docked in Seattle experienced an outbreak of COVID-19 cases aboard the vessel. The outbreak...

Protestors proudly hold their signs as students, staff and faculty walk out of class and into the sit-in.
Protests proceed
Santi Quiroga Medina, Hailey Echan, Sydney Lorton, and Aubrey Rhoadarmer May 24, 2022

Following Seattle Pacific University’s Board of Trustees decision to retain the current sexual conduct guidelines on May 23, the SPU community...

Many students, while trying to voice their frustrations with the Board of Trustees decision regarding SPUs statement on human sexuality, express that they feel regret or embarrassment for going here based on the decision. (Shianne Heeraman)
Decided
Audrey Oscarson and Caleb Cissna May 23, 2022

On May 23, the Seattle Pacific University Board of Trustees sent out an email to faculty, staff and students, announcing that they would...

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Many students, faculty, and staff stormed into Demaray to stage a sit-in after a protest that took place on May 24th, 2022. (Gabrialla Cockerell)
A brief history of campus protest, for obvious reasons
Christopher Hendrickson, Guest Writer • June 2, 2022

As an alum I can testify that my education at Seattle Pacific University was lacking in a few areas. My political science courses were...

Illustration by Mia Eshima
Saying goodbye
Hailey Echan, Editor-in-Chief • June 2, 2022

There have been a lot of “No more thoughts and prayers” posters out there. I completely understand the sentiment. It makes sense. However,...

Illustration by Mia Eshima
A real Christian pro-life position
Katherine West, Guest Writer • May 26, 2022
A response to “Sinners and saints”
Many students camped out throughout the halls of Demaray to protest the Board of Trustees statement on human sexuality that came out earlier this week. (Gabrialla Cockerell)
Abolish the Board of Trustees
Ava Liebendorfer and Spencer Raymond May 26, 2022

After months of “thorough and prayerful deliberation” (don’t laugh), the Board recently decided to maintain its discriminatory and...

Illustration by Micky Flores-Nieves
Red means run
May 26, 2022
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Successful six
Successful six
Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer • May 31, 2022

The 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships were held from Thursday, May 26 through Saturday, May 28. SPU sent six athletes...

The SPU Varsity Eight loads the boat at a previous event. (Rio Giancarlo)
Soaring across Sarasota waters
Uriah Aguon, Staff Writer • May 31, 2022

As an athlete, the big game is at the end of the season. Every move during practice and in training leads up to that moment. The moment when...

Jenna Bouyer competing in a past GNAC competition earlier this month. (Courtesy of Kyle Cajero)
Racing to be crowned
Uriah Aguon and Isabella Tranello May 24, 2022

The dream of any athlete is to reach the top. Whether that means a championship, a nomination, or an award, every athlete has a personal...

The SPU varsity 8+ break from their huddle before carrying their boat to the water. (Rio Giancarlo)
Rowing returns for redemption
Uriah Aguon and Isabella Tranello May 24, 2022

A silent room filled with anxious rowers sat around a television screen hoping to hear their school called by the announcer. Their dreams...

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Illustration by Gabrialla Cockerell
Nonexistent justice
Isabella Tranello, Sports Editor • June 3, 2022

When difficulties arise and begin to shatter a person’s aspirations like a glass mirror that was struck with a hammer, it is difficult...

Welcome home
Welcome home
Aubrey Rhoadarmer, Falcon Navigator • May 27, 2022

Sit back, relax and take a trip to the 1970s with Harry Styles and his third studio album “Harry’s House.” Hallmarked by strong bass lines...

Illustration by Megan Siemering
Progression or regression?
Perris Larson, Staff Writer • May 20, 2022

On May 2, a Supreme Court draft was leaked to the public in regards to a potential overturn of Roe v. Wade, a decision from 1973 that made...

A contender from last year shows off the jacket theyve made for MODEs annual fashion show. (Courtesy of MODE Fashion Group)
To be Here
Micah Lim, Staff Writer • May 13, 2022

On June 20, 2019, humanity lined the gradient runway of Virgil Abloh’s debut spring/summer collection for Louis Vuitton. Abloh, the charismatic...

Illustration by Megan Siemering
Game over
May 4, 2022
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