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Budget Krise-is: President Krise speaks out on financial situation

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by Allie Reynolds - 21 November 2014

PLU President Thomas Krise sat down with senior and Mast TV General Manager Allie Reynolds to discuss PLU’s current financial situation. Recorded by Austin Hilliker ...

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VIDEO: Hunter Boots: Hunting fashion or passing trend?

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Brooke Wolfe, Staff Writer Video by Ian Smith With colder weather on campus, puddle-aware students have been turning to the ever-protecting comfort of rain boots. Through the years, the classic has taken on a whole new meaning. This fall, the Hunter Original boot has led the charge against chilly days. “I think that Hunter boots offer a fashionable take on rain boots,” said junior Grace Takehara,...

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Fall Career Fair: not just a meet and greet

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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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Avoid participation in hookup culture


By Michael Diambri, A&E Writer Many people argue that the hookup culture in college is liberating. In reality, the hookup culture only liberates miscommunication, poor health choices and incidents of rape and violence. Today’s college students may think that casual flings and hookups are essential to the college experience. Students don’t realize that these undefined, reckless endeavors are...

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Men’s soccer concludes season with cross-town loss


Despite having nothing to play for but pride and Tacoma bragging rights going into the final Northwest Conference game of the season against University of Puget Sound, the Pacific Lutheran University Men’s soccer team gave a good account of themselves, but ultimately fell 2-1 at UPS in Tacoma. “It’s a rough loss against these guys because I felt like we played really well,” sophomore midfielder...