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What’s what in this year’s general election

by Guest Writer - 17 October 2014

By Brooke Wolfe, Guest Writer On Nov. 4, Washington citizens statewide will drive, mail or drop their voting ballots for the general election. Students can find information on elections by contacting LuteVote, a division of ASPLU. The general election consists of the voting taking place before the primary...

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Local December concerts offer exciting lineups


By Terran Warden, Guest Writer 107.7 The End announced their Deck The Hall Ball lineup and information for the 2014 holiday-themed concert. This year’s jam session will be held the Key Arena, right in the heart of downtown Seattle, Dec. 9. Deck The Hall Ball started in 1992 and Seattle and Washington locals anticipate the yearly event. The alternative rock concert event has performances to appeal...

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Protect yourself from Heartbleed hack


By Katelynn Padron, Business Writer Earlier this month, a Google programmer discovered the Heartbleed bug — a major coding mistake that made sensitive information such as passwords and addresses accessible to hackers — in an Internet security code. Heartbleed was part of a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption code. According to GMO Internet Group, these codes serve to create safer connections...

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Raven is Right: Lose the Labels

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Raven-Symoné doesn’t want to be labeled. She isn’t bisexual, lesbian, gay, queer, or African-American. She’s just Raven. Symoné re-entered the news after being interviewed by Oprah Winfrey, commenting she was tired of being placed in a category to describe her sexuality. “I don’t need language,” Symoné said. “I want to be labeled as a human who loves humans.” Her thoughts can certainly...

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Familiar foe batters Lutes in Homecoming game


After his third interception of the day, quarterback Dalton Ritchey hung his head in sorrow. Ritchey has not had a illustrious career against Linfield; he has been responsible for 15 turnovers against the Wildcats in their past four matchups. Pacific Lutheran University’s poor offensive execution resulted in just 202 yards as the Lutes lost 41-14 to the Wildcats. The Lutes lost for the 15th consecutive...