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By Will Fallen, Parkland community member Editor’s Note: Will Fallen is a member of the Parkland community. His school’s prom and graduation took place on the PLU campus, as did several sporting events, including swimming and basketball. He works at the Coca-Cola plant on 116th St. S. No matter what the...

By Ashley Connors, PLU Sustainability During October, Neil Wagner, Aiko Nakagawa, and I conducted a study on energy consumption through the annual program...

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...

I am disappointed in the university’s response to unionization efforts by PLU contingent faculty. Given PLU 2020’s emphasis on an intensified university commitment to diversity, justice and sustainability, the administration’s recent efforts to block a union vote seem especially ironic. The right to unionize is guaranteed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,...

Many have now heard of the contingent faculty organizing to form a union on Pacific Lutheran University’s campus.  Indeed, many may well have read or watched the interviews with faculty (tenured, tenure-track and contingent).The creation of a contingent union came about as the result of months of hard work and discussion by your contingent professors as a means to gain...