Letter from our Editors: Reporting boldly

MATTHEW SALZANO & BROOKE THAMES; Editor-in-Chief and Mast Magazine Editor; salzano@plu.edu and thamesbe@plu.edu An activist group known as Concerned Student 1950 protested at the University of Missouri in November 2015. The group protested...

More than a luxury: why menstrual supplies should be free

ERIN BAKER; Online Copy Editor; bakeree@plu.edu Walking into a Pacific Lutheran University residence hall restroom, you see stalls, showers and a usual container of condoms sitting on the counter.  These condoms are...

Minorities and allies are stronger together

CRISTINA FLORES; Guest Writer; florescb@plu.edu Students have expressed a variety of different emotions after the election: disgust, fear, anger and frustration. These valid, real emotions appear everywhere, from social media to dinner...

Editorial: Telling the story

MAST EDITORIAL BOARD; mast@plu.edu With the U.S. beginning a new chapter with a new president, the role of major news outlets is crucial now more than ever. Journalism exists to inform...

Election obsession clouds understanding of Hurricane Matthew

CARLY STAUFFER; Guest Writer; stauffce@plu.edu Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the most important things in the world. At least, that’s what analysis of current American mainstream media would imply. While the...

Democratic Party: a new home for family values?

SETH DOWLAND; Associate Professor of Religion; dowland@plu.edu Donald Trump’s calamitous October caused division among some of the most reliable Republican voters: conservative evangelical Christians. For forty years, they have been the backbone...

Editorial: Vote the PLU way

MAST EDITORIAL BOARD; mast@plu.edu This election season has been marred by scandal, hostility and confusion, so it’s understandable why many registered Lute voters plan on leaving certain issues on their ballots...

Chelsea Manning sets precedent for prison mental health care

LIBBY POSTOVOIT; Opinion Editor; postovlg@plu.edu Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, has been at the center of heated internet debate over the past month. Not because Americans are beginning...

Standing with Standing Rock

JEFF DUNN; LASR General Manager; dunnja@plu.edu The way Americans consume media and form opinions through news is miserable. It’s not entirely your fault, fellow Americans;  the news media most consumed...

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