Three local journalists share PLU experiences

A PLU education made a difference Three journalism graduates, from three decades, representing three Seattle media outlets shared insights on sports reporting during a Homecoming panel discussion Friday. Art Thiel ’75, Tom Glasgow ’81 and Chris Eagan ’95 spoke on how their PLU education helped…

Nurses share insight into the world

Nurses tell of worldwide travels during panel They’ve traveled to the far corners of the globe: Liberia, Iraq, Vietnam and Colombia. They’ve seen desperate poverty, bombed out buildings, and quite frankly, incompetent medical care. However, the four nurses, all PLU alumni who returned to talk…

The big oil machines

“Tyranny of Oil” author to appear at PLU A nationally-known expert and critic of Big Oil will speak at PLU on Saturday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Xavier Hall, Nordquist Lecture Hall, off Park Avenue South. The address is free and open to the…

Students are urged to go vote

Go vote. And take a picture. Vote. Doesn’t matter what party or on what issue. Just get registered and get to the polls on Nov. 4 and vote! Student Involvement and Leadership has joined up with the Washington Secretary of State’s “I Will Vote” campaign…

Homecoming 2008

Homecoming 2008 This year’s Homecoming activities begin today, with a talk at 10:30 a.m. by Scott Westering, ’82, PLU’s head football coach, at the Homecoming Chapel. With the theme, “Get in the Game,” the annual event will focus on the camaraderie of teams, specifically the…

Music major has a jazzy life

PLU music major decides to jazz up his life For Bryan McEntire, choosing to be a jazz player wasn’t much of a choice. In fact, the Pacific Lutheran University junior feels the craft chose him. He remembers his grandfather had an old saxophone in his…

Author says book has brought more than he expected

“The Shack” author says he never meant to write a book. William P. Young said he first wrote “The Shack,” for his children, and didn’t think anything more of it, until friends and family encouraged him to publish the book, which he did, with the…