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

March 8, 2015


Filed under NW News

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


Filed under NW News

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 ...

Coach Washington amasses 100th career win

Peter Clark

October 4, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

This past Saturday, men's soccer head coach Mike Washington earned his 100th career win when Whitman defeated the University of Puget Sound 2-1 in overtime. With Washington entering his 14th year coaching the Missionaries, the head coach had no idea that he had reached the 100-win plateau until the feat...

Whitman basketball teams combine to take three of four from Tacoma schools

Pamela London

February 9, 2012


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS

After a weekend of electric crowds, furious rallies and stifling defense, the Whitman men's and women's basketball teams find themselves in a position where everyone wants to be: in line for a spot in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament. Boisterous crowds filled Sherwood Center Friday and Saturda...

What’s to know: Introduction to Northwest Conference

Pamela London

November 10, 2011


Filed under SPORTS

Northwest Conference (NWC) NCAA Division III Established 1926 Original members: 6 (Willamette University, Whitman College, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Linfield College,  College of Idaho) Current member institutions: Lewis & Clark, Linfield, George Fox, Pacific, Wi...

Soccer men intend to dominate weekend of competition, take top spot in NW Conference

Soccer men intend to dominate weekend of competition, take top spot in NW Conference

Matt Tesmond

September 22, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Highlight

The men's soccer team, bolstered by young talent, returns home this weekend for two important conference contests. The men will square off against a fiery University of Puget Sound team and the preseason favorite  to win the Northwest Conference, the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes. Luckily, the Missiona...

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