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You can have it all: Exploring fully inclusive religion

Coleman and Knutzon
by Guest Writer - 31 October 2014

by David Mair, Staff Writer On a rainy Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m., the Rev. Monica Coleman gave a lecture titled “You Can Have it All” in the Karen Hille Phillips Center. It was presented by the department of religion. It marked the ninth annual lecture as part of the David and Marilyn Knutzen Lectureship. Coleman...

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REVIEW: Taylor Swift’s “1989″: Does Swift shake off her haters?

Seniors Taylor Lunka and Allie Reynolds (left to right) purchased the deluxe edition of “1989” at Target early Oct. 27.

A NOTE FROM A&E EDITOR MATTHEW SALZANO: Before assigning this week’s issue, I had requests from many of my Mast writers to be assigned the eagerly anticipated “1989” review. I decided it was in everyone’s best interest to show you not just one review, but five. These five writers each took almost 49 minutes out of their busy lives to listen and tell you how Swift did in her fifth album...

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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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Don’t Huff and puff E-cigs on campus.

Photo Credit to Creative Commons. 
The FDA reported  e-cigarette cartridges and solutions contain nitrosamines, diethylene glycol and other ingredients that could be harmful to humans.

By Michael Diambri, A&E writer When we were kids, we were taught that smoking kills. This generation was thought of as the one that could finally kick the nicotine craze. This may not be so, because “vaping,” smoking using an electronic cigarette, has become a popular habit among young adults. Most electronic cigarette manufacturers also produce e-cig liquid, which contains little or no tobacco....

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Women’s soccer still tops NWC despite loss


By David Mair, General Writer Game 1 Pacific Lutheran University’s Women’s Soccer team went up against the Whitman Missionaries on Saturday at East Field, and despite taking the lead first, the Lutes ultimately fell 2-1 in its Northwest Conference game. Prior to the match, the Lutes sat nicely atop of the NWC conference standings and was ranked 25th in the nation. Whitman, on the other hand,...