PLU Idol crowned

Sophomore crowned new PLU Idol Dressed in a half Aladdin, half Jasmine costume, Kingsley Kalohelani belted out “A Whole New World” from Disney’s “Aladdin.” The sophomore sang both parts of the duet, so the schizophrenic attire seemed fitting, he explained. Kalohelani was crowned the PLU…

New nursing labs raise the bar

New nursing labs raise the bar When the School of Nursing ordered 10 new hospital beds for its improved nursing laboratory, the process of moving them into the third-floor space of Ramstad Commons didn’t appear to pose a challenge. But once the computerized Stryker hospital…

Activist fights against poverty and disease

Activist fights against poverty and disease Stephen Lewis, a humanitarian, diplomat and human rights activist, will visit Tacoma for the Wang Center for International Programs’ symposium “Advances in Global Health by Non-Governmental Organizations,” slated for Feb. 21 and 22.Lewis is the former United Nations Special…

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…