The Falcon

Senate calls for student leaders

Anya Annear

January 10, 2018

ASSP discusses future events, positions Only one-third of the way through the school year, senate is already preparing for next school year. By the end of this quarter, all ASSP Core office positions will be hired for next sc...

Jaysen Carr thanks Tent City 3

Jenn Tran

January 10, 2018

Insight on homelessness as a universal, relatable issue Jaysen Carr was a 34-year-old caregiver in the state of Louisiana when, one morning before church, his entire life changed. After a staph infection spread to his leg, the in...

Crime 01/10

thefalconnewspaper

January 10, 2018

Burglary On Jan. 1, the OSS received a report of an incident taking place in the Falcon Apartments. Theft On Jan. 3, the OSS received a report of an incident off-campus. On Jan. 5, an incident in the Falcon Fourplex was reported...

Seattle Pacific honors Tristan Kern

Kim See

November 15, 2017

“Thank you for being such a good church buddy to all us, classmate, and friend.” Seattle Pacific University lost a student over Veteran’s Day weekend. According to several news sources, on Friday the 10th, third-year Tris...

Social Venture Contest Inspires Change

Julia Battishill

November 15, 2017

Mark Oppenlander from the Center for Applied Learning recalls one Social Venture participant who discussed his experience with the competition. The first thing the student said, Oppenlander remembers, was “Thanks for ruining...

Future in nursing unclear

Jenn Tran

November 15, 2017

Students concerned with admissions lottery system by Jenn S. Tran and Ginger York Admission into a student’s chosen field of study is an important part of academic life, full of hope and tension. Thousands of dollars and many...

Remembering those serving our country

Anya Annear

November 15, 2017

According to William Woodward, a history professor at SPU since 1974, who also served in the national guard for 25 years,Veterans Day is a time to pause and remember the importance of those who have served and those who continue...

Diaz behind the scenes

Teresa Tsang

November 15, 2017

In high school, Coraliz Diaz was involved in many leadership roles through Future Business Leaders of America. Her sophomore year of high school, she ran for the position of state vice president representing the capitol region...

WorldCOMP gives thanks

Julia Battishill

November 8, 2017

Celebrating success in Kenya George Matimbai, board president of relief organization WorldCOMP Kenya, recalls a day in 2015 when a certain woman came to one of WorldCOMP’s pop-up medical camps. The woman had been to many do...

Student costs, debt spiral out of control

Kim See

November 8, 2017

Panel discusses economic impact According to Forbes, as of February, the student loan debt sits at $1.3 trillion with 44.2 million borrowers. From the class of 2015, New Hampshire has the highest average loan per student at $36,1...

Ames legacy continues

Anya Annear

November 8, 2017

Scholarship creates safe space, builds community The spectrum of scholarships is wide. Whether right out of high school or returning from a break, there are scholarships for everyone, including the underrepresented. The Ames Scholarship began wi...

Senate discusses supporting homeless

Anya Annear

November 8, 2017

Tent City 3 to move in in less than two weeks This week, senate continued their discussion on Tent City 3. Senator Lillian Hollar, and senator Leanna Rose Temple will be meeting with the student Tent City 3 liaison Emily Hans...

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