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Wandering through Oregon’s seven wonders

April 22, 2015

This story was originally published in The Collegian of Willamette University on April 15, 2015. It was written by Kellie Standish. Find the original here. Forget the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; can you name the Seven Wonders of Oregon? Oregon's seven wonders were developed  by Travel Oregon...

Return of fraternities to campus sparks debate at Willamette University (part two)

March 18, 2015

These stories were originally published in The Collegian of Willamette University in March of 2015 (dates and authors attached to each story.) They are printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between northwest collegiate newspapers. We suggest you begin by reading s...

Return of fraternities to campus sparks debate at Willamette University (part one)

March 18, 2015

These stories were originally published in The Collegian of Willamette University in February and March of 2015 (dates and authors attached to each story.) They are printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between northwest collegiate newspapers. 2 fraternities approved for hous...

Don’t tap the glass: a new greenhouse at PLU

March 8, 2015

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on March 6, 2015. It was written by News Editor Samantha Lund. A new building will be added to campus this summer, just in time to hold the flowers that bloom in spring. A greenhouse is joining Rieke and Morken on the southwest side of campus. The project will be comp...

King of Norway to visit PLU

February 20, 2015

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on February 13, 2015. It was written by Samantha Lund. This May, His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is scheduled to visit Pacific Lutheran University to celebrate the school's 125th anniversary and speak at the ...

#culture

February 14, 2015

This story was originally published in The Willamette Collegian of Willamette University on February 3, 2015. It was written by Jessica Meza-Torres, Edna Htet, and Malorie Hill. The Internet and human interaction are not mutually exclusive. Though a number of sentimental hipsters will still look bac...

Vick speaks to WWU community

January 27, 2015

This story was originally published in The Collegian of Walla Walla University shortly before Martin Luther King Day. Dr. Brooke Vick, social psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Whitman College [spoke] at Walla Walla University's MLK Jr. Day CommUnity on Monday, Jan. 19 in the Uni...

New ‘History of Rock and Roll’ Course Offered at George Fox University

January 26, 2015

This story was originally published in The Crescent  of George Fox University. It was written by Crescent writer Julia Howell. A new music class, History of Rock and Roll, is being offered [spring 2015] as a special topics elective course. It will be a cultural and musical survey of the history of r...

PLU’s budget “Krise-is”

December 7, 2014

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on December 5, 2014. It was written by General Manager of MastTV and Mooring Mast Online Editor Allie Reynolds. Due to recent cutbacks in enrollment, changes will be happening campuswide during the next couple yea...

Student deaths in the Northwest

Student deaths in the Northwest

Natalie Berg

November 26, 2014

November has been a sad month in the Northwest Conference. This month marks the death of Aaron Altman of George Fox University, Parker Moore of Linfield College and Alex Sengoba of Whitworth University. Altman died on November 1st after attending a Halloween rave in Seattle. Although there have been rumors of a drug overdose, his death is believ...

Big beards, bigger money: The first Bjug Harstad Day of Giving exceeds PLU’s expectations

November 26, 2014

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on November 21, 2014. It was written by PLU news writer Natalie DeFord. This story is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwestern collegiate newspapers. In honor of Pacifi...

Willamette student arrested on murder charge

November 26, 2014

This story was originally published in The Willamette Collegian on November 18, 2014. It was written by Collegian Editor-in-Chief Zane Sparling and writer Bronte Dod of Willamette University. This story is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwestern...

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