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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,”...

By Leah Larson, Guest Columnist October is breast cancer awareness month and the Susan G. Komen foundation is practically synonymous with breast cancer awareness. It raises millions of dollars in the name of breast cancer research and awareness each year. That is where it stops, however. While some of their funds do go toward research and awareness, the rest of the funds...

Dear Mast Staff, I appreciate your column about the difficulties of parking on campus as a commuter student. I learned that we have a parking committee...

In my first month commuting to Pacific Lutheran University, I felt much like The White Rabbit from “Alice in Wonderland.” I’ve never been one to...

By Tahlia Terhune, Guest Writer Ebola has entered the U.S. This is reason enough to quarantine yourself in your basement or pack up and flee to Canada...

Some  might not be aware of it, but Mast TV is home to the Video Production Club. The club was founded last year by sophomore Kyle Strumer. Strumer, a...

I’ve always been a feminist. I grew up in a home where I was always told I could do anything I wanted. I was given the same opportunities as my little...

By Tahlia Terhune, Guest writer Many students have moved out of the parental nest or college dorm and are finally experiencing the sweet taste of freedom...

In my first year at Pacific Lutheran University, I am all-too-accustomed to hearing the term “freshman.” I’m lucky to be at a school, however, that...

After a rough summer and late beginning, student media is back and ready for another year here at Pacific Lutheran University. When the new media outlet...