The primary purposes of Pacific Lutheran University's student media organizations are:
1.To provide outlets for student writing, graphics, photography, video, digital technology, and audio;
2.To provide for the exchange of information and opinions;
3.To record life at PLU;
4.To offer students a media experience in a professional setting;
5.To learn accepted standards of mass media in society as prescribed in The Society of Professional Journalists – Code of Ethics.
Any member of the PLU Community with a formal complaint against one or more student media outlets within the University Student Media Board (USMB) can use this online form to submit a written narrative to the USMB chairperson and media board advisor. The complain must specify the precise nature of the objection and be signed electronically. Click here to view the USMB Statement of Policy (Section VIII. Complaints)
After your complaint has been filed, the USMB will convene to review your letter. Depending on the circumstances, you may be contacted to appear before the USMB. If your complaint is moved forward, you will recieve a written decision after the USMB invesigation.