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A quiet goodbye: Questions linger after Krise’s resignation

As members of the PLU community and student journalists dedicated to seeking truth on campus, we aim to use this issue of The Mast to give Lutes an idea...

100 Reasons to Live campaign highlights mental health on campus

DYLAN FOREMAN; Sports Editor; foremad@plu.edu At Pacific Lutheran University, a conversation is brewing in regards to raising awareness for mental health resources. The PLU Active Minds Chapter (formerly known as the National...

PLU’s resident Starboy: Physics student is NASA’s newest intern

SARAH CORNELL-MAIER; News Co-Editor; cornelsm@plu.edu Sophomore Justin DeMattos is just another Pacific Lutheran University student.  He is a physics major and computer science minor, he works as a Clubs and Organization Intern...

Facets: The Collective

RIZELLE ROSALES; Mast Magazine Editor; rosalera@plu.edu The Collective is an independent grassroots community of students that respond to social inequality through developing leadership and organizing action in the PLU community. What...

Facets: Conservatives on campus

RIZELLE ROSALES; Mast Magazine Editor; rosalera@plu.edu The Pacific Lutheran University chapter of College Republicans is a student group that is dedicated to sustaining and advancing conservative values through active discussion,...

Student Spotlight: Students thriving in multiplicity

RIZELLE ROSALES, CAMILLE LEMKE, and DEJAN PEREZ; mast@plu.edu Virak Pheng Many describe junior Virak Pheng in two words: “kind” and “busy.” The latter can be attributed to the workload that comes...

Letter from Board of Regents Chair Gary Severson

*This letter was sent out from the president’s office to the PLU campus on behalf of Gary Severson Dear Campus Community: With the news of President Krise’s transition at the end...

Campus reacts to President stepping down after five years

BROOKE THAMES; Editor-in-Chief; thamesbe@plu.edu Thomas W. Krise announced Thursday, April 13 that he will be stepping down from his position as Pacific Lutheran University President this May. The news came...

New youth group connects students to community

GENNY BOOTS; Online Editor; bootsgj@plu.edu Pacific Lutheran University’s newest Campus Ministry project, Connect, is pretty aptly named. Connect youth group is bringing together high schoolers from neighboring         Lutheran churches and...

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