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Cancer survivor aims to give back

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by Samantha Lund - 14 December 2014

by Samantha Lund, News Editor After being diagnosed with cancer, 20-year-old Gailon Wixson-Pursley left Pacific Lutheran University for a semester to fight back. Wixson-Pursley has been in a continuous battle with a rare form of cancer and that battle forced her to take off the last semester of school and...

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“Dear Emily” premiere shows promise


This slideshow requires JavaScript. #gallery-8312-1-slideshow .slideshow-slide img { max-height: 410px; /* Emulate max-height in IE 6 */ _height: expression(this.scrollHeight >= 410 ? '410px' : 'auto'); } “Outnumbered” was an experiment in the basics of film and television. Now, three years later, juniors Rachel Diebel and Camille Adams have come a long way. Their new show...

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Fall Career Fair: not just a meet and greet

Cartoon Courtesy of Reporter Online. Cartoon by Kory Merritt.

by Natalie DeFord, News Writer Walking into a job fair at Pacific Lutheran University is like walking into a rainbow. Booths of all colors and assortments surround students and offer them free candy and swag. Perhaps even a future career could be this rainbow’s pot of gold. More than 130 students attended last week’s Fall Career Fair in the Chris Knutzen Hall Wednesday Oct. 15, but free items...

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Letter to the Editor: Words don’t hurt


By Will Fallen, Parkland community member Editor’s Note: Will Fallen is a member of the Parkland community. His school’s prom and graduation took place on the PLU campus, as did several sporting events, including swimming and basketball. He works at the Coca-Cola plant on 116th St. S. No matter what the word, they are merely words and no amount of infliction or ill intent can change that. The...

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Record-breaking Senior Night ends football season


By Steven McGrain, Guest Writer In its first-ever official game against George Fox, the Pacific Lutheran University football team out-matched the Bruins in all facets of the game for a 49-7 Northwest Conference victory on Senior Night at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup, Wash on Nov. 15. Finishing up its first season since the football program was cut 45 years ago, George Fox was no match for the Lutes. After...