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Former Foss Hall Resident Reflects on the End of an Era

Earlier this year, PLU officials announced that my former residence hall, Foss Hall, would be demolished due to the steep costs of a refurbish and retrofit. It wasn’t long after the university’s announcement that my friends and I began swapping Foss Hall memories via text messages, recounting the coming-of-age episodes of comedy, heartache, indulgence and success we experienced together in…

PLU Named a ‘Best in the West’ University by The Princeton Review

In its profile of PLU, The Princeton Review said the university, “offers a well-rounded education and encourages students to be active participants in the world by encouraging them to lead lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care—for other people, their communities, and the Earth.” “We chose PLU and the other outstanding institutions on this list primarily for their excellent…

Lutes Lead Local ‘40 Under 40’ List

On Aug. 4, the honored Lutes joined the rest of the 40 Under 40 roster at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma for the recognition program. Here’s a look at the honorees—and the amazing things they’ve done already: Molly Hill ’05, Director of Operations at Summit Financial Group. Hill moved from Montana to attend Pacific Lutheran University, and it was through a…

PLU Human Resources Moves Into Garfield Station

The new space, minus the futons and movie posters expected from a different sort of collegiate move-in, is located on the corner of C Street and Wheeler Street. Human Resources formerly was located in a small building near the parking lot at 122nd Street and Park Avenue. That space meant limited resources and access—Joe Bell, Director of Environmental Health and…