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Big beards, bigger money: The first Bjug Harstad Day of Giving exceeds expectations

by Guest Writer - 21 November 2014

by Natalie DeFord, News Writer In honor of Pacific Lutheran University’s 125 years, students and staff set a goal to raise $50,000 in one day of giving. TelALutes did just that, they recently raised just less than $100,000 with some bearded assistance. The Pacific Lutheran University Annual Fund,...

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VIDEO: Hunter Boots: Hunting fashion or passing trend?

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Brooke Wolfe, Staff Writer Video by Ian Smith With colder weather on campus, puddle-aware students have been turning to the ever-protecting comfort of rain boots. Through the years, the classic has taken on a whole new meaning. This fall, the Hunter Original boot has led the charge against chilly days. “I think that Hunter boots offer a fashionable take on rain boots,” said junior Grace Takehara,...

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Fall Career Fair: not just a meet and greet

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by Natalie DeFord, News Writer Walking into a job fair at Pacific Lutheran University is like walking into a rainbow. Booths of all colors and assortments surround students and offer them free candy and swag. Perhaps even a future career could be this rainbow’s pot of gold. More than 130 students attended last week’s Fall Career Fair in the Chris Knutzen Hall Wednesday Oct. 15, but free items...

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From The Matrix: Helping others to learn about yourself

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By Princess Reese, Matrix Contributor At graduation in May, my mood about entering the real world reflected the season. The air was clean, the days bright, and everything was new. I had spent four years exploring Tacoma as an undergraduate, desperately trying to connect theoretical knowledge to what I witnessed around me, to me, because of me. Women and Gender Studies prepared me to learn in non-traditional...

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Men’s soccer concludes season with cross-town loss


Despite having nothing to play for but pride and Tacoma bragging rights going into the final Northwest Conference game of the season against University of Puget Sound, the Pacific Lutheran University Men’s soccer team gave a good account of themselves, but ultimately fell 2-1 at UPS in Tacoma. “It’s a rough loss against these guys because I felt like we played really well,” sophomore midfielder...