It was a slow news week this week, but we were still able to bring you another addition of the Mast Radio Hour.

It’s Homecoming Week, and there will be a lot of activities on campus:

  • Wednesday: Homecoming Chapel, 10:30 am, Lagerquist Concert Hall
  • Thursday: “Meant to Live” lecture by PLU alumnus Dr. Brunstrom-Hernandez, 6:30 pm, Scandinavian Cultural Center
  • Friday: Karaoke at 208 Garfield, 9 pm, hosted by The Diversity Center
  • Saturday: Homecoming Football Game, PLU v. Williamette, 1 pm, Sparks Stadium, Puyallup
  • Saturday: Homecoming Formal, 8pm to 12 am, Pacific Grill Event Center, Downtown Tacoma
  • Sunday: University Congregation Homecoming Service and 60th Anniversary Celebration, 11 am, Lagerquist Concert Hall

For all things homecoming, check out the alumni section of the PLU website.

Also, make sure to check out the re-opening of SurPLUs, PLU’s own on-campus second hand store, this Saturday at 10 am, lower level campus, across from the Morken Center.

Also this Thursday at 7 pm, in Xavier Hall 201, will be a forum and debate about the minimum wage increase in the City of Tacoma. Check out the Speech and Debate  team’s Facebook page for more info.

It was awesome to have Jake Bilyeu  on the air with me tonight to provide our Go Lutes! Ahtletic update.

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Thanks for listening to the Mast Radio Hour this week. If you have any tips on news stories or song requests, please feel free to contact me



Eddie J. McCoven

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Eddie J. McCoven is a music maker, public speaker, writer, media personality, Libertarian, and follower of Christ. Originally from the Desert Southwest, Eddie studied at San Diego Mesa College before completing his BA in Communication from Pacific Lutheran University. While at PLU, Eddie was a writer and Program Director for Mast Media and Lute Air Student Radio. He also worked at 88.5 FM, formerly KPLU. In addition to Student Media and Public Radio, Eddie also sang with the University Men's Chorus, Choral Union, and Chapel Choir, and was active in Campus Ministry.