T-shirts make a splash in Brazil

T-shirts make a splash in Brazil It’s a simple T-shirt, black cotton with silk-screened words. The white “Sojourner” across the chest identifies the PLU students as temporary guests in another country. The phrase “global citizen,” screened in Portuguese, English and Spanish on the back, represents…

APO, Vpstart Crow support student directors

APO, Vpstart Crow support student directors The recent influx of students into PLU’s theater program has caused some growing pains. The department only produces a limited number of shows each year. With more students in the program, there are fewer opportunities for everyone to act,…

East Campus holiday event successful

East Campus holiday event successful In parade-like fashion, Dolly Hale’s first grader class from Tacoma’s Elmhurst Elementary School marched across the pavement. Each purposefully carried the toy they had purchased with their parents to the waiting car. The toys were donated to PLU’s East Campus…

UC, Morken powered by wind turbines

UC, Morken powered by wind turbines As of Jan. 1, nearly 20 percent of the university’s energy is being purchased from renewable sources. The commitment to purchase “green” energy stems from the culture of the university, said Dave Kohler, director of facilities. Renewable energy is…

Bob Dylan, odd instruments inspire Reid

Bob Dylan, odd instruments inspire Reid A swish of the paintbrush or the swirl of oils on canvas, it was the early colors in Clement Reid’s life that shaped his love of music. His mother, Dorothy, was a commercial artist in the 1930s through the…

Transfer students enrich campus

Transfer students enrich campus Each year, PLU admits anywhere from 250 to 300 transfer students to campus. It’s a diverse mix of students from all walks of life. Some are in their 50s, looking to complete a degree they’d left unfinished. Some are a year…