A look at gender media bias

When Anchormen Attack. A look at media bias. Comments about whether Sen. Barack Obama is “black enough” or is just “an affirmative action candidate.” Remarks about Sen. Hillary Clinton’s “cleavage.” And finally political operatives chastising the mean-spirited media for harassing Gov. Sarah Palin with foreign…

Freedom at a cost

Free pizza, for a cost Eat if you want, but it will cost you. That was the message last week as once again the Pacific Lutheran University’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists created the “Republic of Parkland” in Red Square. In exchange…

Making all the green moves

PLU fleet on the move to green power PLU’s fleet of automobiles and maintenance vans are on the move. They are, of course, moving up and down campus, providing transportation as part of Campus Safety’s “Safe Ride” program, or moving groundskeepers and maintenance workers (plus…

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…

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…

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…