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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...

PLU’s budget “Krise-is”

December 7, 2014


Filed under NW News

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...

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

November 26, 2014


Filed under NW News

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...

PLU honors veterans, old and new

November 17, 2014


Filed under NW News

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on November 15, 2014. It was written by PLU news writer Genny Boots. This story is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwestern collegiate newspapers. "Thank you for your serv...

Everyone can be a feminist

November 9, 2014


Filed under NW News

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on November 7, 2014. It was written by PLU A&E writer Michael Diambri. Social equality is what the feminist movement stands for, but this has not always been the case. Whenever I have identified myself as a femin...

PLU introduces Holocaust and Genocide Studies minor

October 26, 2014


Filed under NW News

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on October 24, 2014. It was written by PLU guest writer Erin Flom. The film "Sweet Dreams" will be screened next week at Pacific Lutheran University. It's a perfect fit, as this semester marks the beginning of PLU's Holocaust and Genocide Studies minor. The film follows women of...

Pacific Lutheran’s poster campaign spreads across South Sound

October 18, 2014


Filed under NW News

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on October 3, 2014. It was written by PLU guest writer Genny Boots. My Language My Choice is taking to the streets of Pierce, Thurston and King counties. The passive poster campaign that began at Pacific Lutheran University is teaming with Clear Channel C...

PLU senior’s composition in concert

October 11, 2014


Filed under NW News

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on October 10, 2014. It was written by PLU Editor-in-Chief Reland Tuomi. This story is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwest collegiate newspapers. The La...

From Emmy’s to ‘Emily’: A new tv series at Pacific Lutheran

From Emmy’s to ‘Emily’: A new tv series at Pacific Lutheran

September 28, 2014


Filed under NW News

This story was originally published in Pacific Lutheran University's The Mooring Mast on Sept. 26, 2014. Written by Matthew Salzano, A&E Editor of The Mooring Mast. Photo courtesy of Camille Adams. The question every Lute is trying to answer: "What will you do with your one wild and precious life...

Weekend Recap: Whitman Volleyball Team Drops Consecutive Games to PLU, UPS

Mitchell Smith

October 7, 2013


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Weekend Recaps, Whitman Volleyball

After losing its second match of the year to Pacific Lutheran in straight sets, the night of Friday, Oct. 5 gave the Whitman volleyball team a chance at redemption. Unfortunately for the Missionaries, it was not to be, as the 15th-ranked Lutes dropped Whitman in straight sets for the second time this...

Women’s Soccer Settles for Scoreless Tie Against PLU

Quin Nelson

September 30, 2012


Filed under Scores, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The Whitman women's soccer team played well but ended up with a 0-0 tie against Pacific Lutheran University on Sunday at the Whitman Soccer Complex. As was the case Saturday, the Missionaries established control early on. Center midfielders Hallie Swan and Jaclyn Rudd were solid as usual, and outside...

How Whitman stacks up: A sport-by-sport look at the upcoming fall season

Matt Tesmond

September 20, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

The Whitman fall sports season heated up with the beginning of conference play last week, but how do the teams stack up compared to the rest of the Northwest Conference? The Pioneer takes a look at each sport to discover how Whitman stacks up and how the conference will shake out. Women's soccer ...

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