Survivor of Holocaust shares story

Holocaust survivor recalls the child victims While presenting a story of survival Robert Herschkowitz paused for the audience to gaze at a photo of several women and their children walking unknowingly to their death. “People will remember the scene of a photograph,” he said. “The…

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…

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…

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…

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…