Looking back: Ten expectations as a first-year

Marsia Johnson; Guest Writer; johnsomp@plu.edu College is weird. When I was coming into PLU as a first-year, I expected that because my high school experience sucked, I would immediately find my place when...

Living beyond labels: Reflecting on multigenerational conversations

Mackenzie Kintigh; Guest Writer; kintigmf@plu.edu I was having a conversation with my mom one night about the Kendall Jenner Pepsi ad. The ad, which ran earlier in the month, shows Jenner going...

Side by Side: Editors review “13 Reasons Why”

Editor’s note: Opinions presented in the following reviews are not representative of The Mast as a whole DYLAN FOREMAN; Sports Editor; foremad@plu.edu I think in today’s society, people way too frequently use the...

Game of porcelain thrones: a senior’s farewell through selfies

Jeff Dunn; LASR General Manager; dunnja@plu.edu As I near the end of my stint at Pacific Lutheran University, I’ve come to an interesting realization: my average on-campus restroom visits per day is...

Hollywood In-Queery: LGBTQ representation efforts need more…effort

DEJAN PEREZ; Opinion Section Editor; perezda@plu.edu Yes, I was one of the people on your Facebook feed that excitedly shared multiple articles highlighting the announcement that in the Lionsgate reboot...

Pepsi commercial completely falls flat

JEFF DUNN; LASR GENERAL Manager; dunnja@plu.edu Wow, I had no idea this corporation run by rich one-percenters lacked a basic understanding of the social context of the time! That’s crazy! Imagine this: “What do...

Diversity Debacle: New residential communities are not diversity

KIANA NORMAN-SLACK; Online Copy Editor; normanks@plu.edu Starting next year, Pacific Lutheran University will have residential wings exclusively for marginalized groups in PLU residence halls. The few new ones that I...

So long, Salzano

MATTHEW SALZANO; Editor-in-Chief; salzano@plu.edu This is my last issue as Editor-in-Chief of The Mast. My time at Mast Media has given me great perspective and pride for this university and all its students,...

A day without women is insignificant

KELSEY LITTLETON; Staff Writer: littlekn@plu.edu After the success of the Women’s March on Washington this January and the various other marches around the world, many are wondering what will come...

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