Learning perspectives

Learning perspectives About a dozen students silently sit in a semicircle around a Makah woman, as she shows them how to make a cedar bracelet. Students mimic her as she holds several foot-long strands of cedar bark strung out from her mouth to her hands.…

The tallest building in Parkland

The tallest building in Parkland Tingelstad Hall will not be ignored. At a whopping nine stories, it proudly bears the title of Parkland’s tallest building. Naturally, Tingelstad is also Pacific Lutheran University’s largest hall. The sheer size, though, was not what surprised first-year student Madeline…

Organ enthusiasts celebrate a decade at PLU

Organ enthusiasts celebrate a decade at PLU Heading east of campus off 121st Street Southeast, one travels back in time in both feel and vocation. Ramblers from the 60s are replaced by farm houses from the turn of the century. The traffic hum falls away.…

PLU receives a 300 year-old Torah

PLU receives a 300 year-old Torah During November, Cindy Boyce generously gave PLU a Torah with a pedigree that dates back to the 1700s.“You want to be careful what you do with them,” Boyce said about the scroll’s delicacy and how sacred it is in…

Talking Trash in class

Students talk trash in recycling class It was all trash talk last month in Claire Todd’s natural resources class. In two rounds of classes last month, Todd, a visiting assistant geosciences professor, had her students sort through a mound of trash laid out on the…

Americans Abroad

Americans Abroad By Steve Hansen When Jennifer Henrichsen came to PLU, she had every intention of majoring in biology and psychology, and then moving on to medical school. Ambitious – and admirable – plans. But halfway into her sophomore year, she had something of an…