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By Katelynn Padron, Business Writer Internet superpowers Google and Facebook are racing to supply Internet access to the unconnected world through balloons and drones. Google’s Internet venture is called Project Loon. Last June, it launched 30 balloons off  South Island,  New Zealand to test their capacity...

By Jillian Stanphill, Business Writer In the wake of the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, sales of Nirvana’s music and merchandise are dominating...

By Andrea Adams, Guest Writer My world was flipped upside down this spring when I traveled with a group of business students to Nicaragua. Our goal was...

By Courtney Purdin, Guest Writer Whether you’re eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, a caesar salad or even sushi, chances are, the food you are...

By Jillian Stanphill, Business Writer While campus life presents plenty of distractions, it’s difficult to forget the high price of an education at  Pacific Lutheran University.  This pondering is quickly followed by the ever-looming, “Is it worth it?” as the dread of loans, hours of work and fear of the future comes to mind. These questions are not only at the...

By Zach Wittstruck, Guest Writer With creative beer and a welcoming environment, Wingman Brewers has found a home in the Tacoma community with Pacific...

By Jillian Stanphill, Business Writer The booming energy business has opened the door to a relatively new way of obtaining natural gas and oil — fracking. This...

By Katelynn Padron, Business Writer Three Seattle area businessmen offered their insights on successful entrepreneurship to students March 12. The school...

A staple of the board games family, Monopoly is more than just a fun pastime — it’s a tool for learning business strategies. Growing up, children can learn a lot about business savvy practices and responsible finances from the game about avoiding bankruptcy. These are some of the things you learn when you pass go and collect $200. 1. Keeping track of finances Nothing...

By Katelynn Padron, Business Writer Some call it marketing, others call it manipulation. Companies use a multitude of strategies to get shoppers to buy...