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The Falcon

Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

The Falcon

Seattle Pacific University's Student Newspaper

The Falcon

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Even with limitations, SPU's counseling services aim to help students
Antonio Nevarez, Staff Writer • March 8, 2023

For college students, life can be filled with many stressors. Because of this, it is common for students to want to seek additional help...

The view of Tiffany Loop from the 4th floor of Peterson Hall on Feb. 23, 2023.
Accreditation approaches
Ella Beth Sessions, Staff Writer • March 8, 2023

Seattle Pacific University is approaching the seven year mark of accreditation, meaning a campus visit by a representative team, scheduled...

Marqus Cole speaks at Seattle Pacific University on Feb. 28, 2023, in Seattle, Wash.
Devastation, hope amidst changing climate
David Armour, Staff Writer • March 8, 2023

In an effort to gather public awareness of climate change, Seattle Pacific University’s University Ministries invited climate and racial...

Isabel Bartosh, Lou Bridges, Rebecca Cavanaugh and Marisa Silva present in upper Gwinn at Seattle Pacific University on March 1, 2023.
Remembering forgotten history
Audrey Oscarson, News Editor • March 8, 2023

On March 1, a group of students presented a two-year research project, funded by the Seattle Pacific University SERVE grant, that documented...

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Anjali Vattem and their horse Martin pose for a photo together in Banos, Ecuador.  Vattem was able to ride Martin through the city and forests.
Taking chances in new country
Anjali Vattem, Guest Writer • March 9, 2023

This has been a time for me to reflect on my experience studying abroad in Quito, Ecuador, with the affiliated program, Living and Learning....

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SPU is ours
Joshua Tom, Guest Writer • March 2, 2023

“Why are you staying at SPU?” I am not the first faculty member to respond to this prompt from The Falcon. Other faculty have already...

A sign reading, We are 80%, We dissent is held up at a demonstration protesting the Seattle Pacific University discriminatory hiring policies.
If not here, where?
Brittany Tausen, Guest Writer • February 23, 2023

When I was 16, a classmate from my debate team started a petition to create the first LGBTQIA+ club at our high school. I remember the day...

Photo courtesy of Mahad Abdulqadir
Double life
Uriah Aguon and Mahad Abdulqadir February 23, 2023

Every student has a hobby. Mahad:  I am currently a third year student pursuing a bachelor’s in criminology as well as minoring...

Traynor Hansen is an English professor at SPU.
Every action has a reaction
February 16, 2023
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Vanessa Aniteye crosses the finish line in a D2 leading 800 meter time of 2:08.74 at the UW invite on Jan. 27. 2023. That time would improve to 2:06.84 at the National Championships to win Aniteye a national title in the 800m.
A fairy tale ending
Uriah Aguon, staff writer • March 16, 2023

On Saturday, Mar. 11, 2023, the National College Athletics Association’s indoor track and field championship was held in Virginia Beach,...

The Seattle Sounders supporters section unveils a tifo before the Major League Soccer match between the Seattle Sounders and the Colorado Rapids at Lumen Field on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, in Seattle, Washington. The Sounders won 4-0.
Tale of two teams
Callaghan Bluechel, staff writer • March 7, 2023

The Seattle Sounders of 2022 had quite pronounced highs and lows. In May, the team became the first American team to win the Confederation...

The SPU V8 boat pulls ahead of Seattle U during their second race of the day at the PLU invite regatta on Sat. March 4, 2023, in Lakewood, Wash.
All systems go for women’s rowing
Mahad Abdulqadir and Kyle Morrison March 7, 2023

The Seattle Pacific University women’s rowing season kicked off on March 4 at the Pacific Lutheran University invite. The team managed...

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Another year in the books
Dante Buell and Kyle Morrison March 7, 2023

The Seattle Pacific University men’s and women’s basketball teams both entered the week with legitimate shots at making the NCAA Division...

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Illustration by Rio Giancarlo
Naivety of Netflix
Alexandra Miller, Staff Writer • March 10, 2023

The time on the alarm clock reads 10:30 p.m. as a Seattle Pacific University student switches off their dorm room’s overhead lights. As...

Illustration of Michelle Yeoh in Everything Everywhere All at Once.
And the Oscar goes to…
Emma Mathews , Staff Writer • March 10, 2023

After one of the most groundbreaking award seasons in recent history, fans and stars alike prepare for it to come to a close with the biggest...

A poster advertising the Queer Stories One Acts is shown posted in the Student Union Building on campus.
Week-long exploration of “Queer Stories”
Clarissa Minton, Staff Writer • March 10, 2023

On Tuesday, March 7, begins five evenings of relaxation for the LGBTQIA+ community. As “Queer Stories” hits the stage, the hope is that...

First year students performed with their RAs.
Ballad battles of first years
Alexandra Miller, Staff Writer • March 3, 2023

On Feb. 19 at 7 p.m., Seattle Pacific University’s Upper Gwinn Commons was filled with an electric and welcoming atmosphere. An atmosphere...

Illustration generated by openai DALL-E 2 using the phrase ChatGPT visualization  black and white digital art.
Machine learning
February 24, 2023
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