High schoolers shine at business week

High schoolers shine at business week Anyone who looked north of 30 years old in Olson Auditorium could expect one of two things to happen: Either an eager high school student, dressed in tie and slacks, would come up and shake their hand, or an…

PLU prof gets students, parents to face the music

Face the Music Inevitably, worried parents will arrive on music professor Greg Youtz’s office doorstep after their child has announced they want to become a composer. “Now what?” the parents ask Charged with running the university’s composition program, Youtz usually succeeds in calming the parental…

Seven continents

Spanning the globe during J-Term 2008 In January more than 400 students were sojourners in 21 countries across the globe as once again PLU classes convened on all seven continents. ANTARCTICA Journey to the End of the Earth From the great South American city of…

Making choices

Life is about choices. What choices have you made? A few years ago, student body president Joel Zylstra addressed the incoming freshman class at Fall Convocation. His timeless reflection on the meaning of success captures the unique culture of Pacific Lutheran University and the life-changing…

Tallest building

T-stad: One big, happy family From his perch on the seventh floor of Tingelstad Hall, Adam Whistler can view the expanse of lower campus from PLU’s largest and tallest hall. Whistler, a freshman considering a major in physics, said that while T-stad, as it’s known…

Fighting disease

Leading the fight Mark Twain once complained that everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it. With apologies to Twain, I’d like to suggest that many people today are talking about global health but nobody seems to agree on what to do…