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He battles for South Seattle

He battles for South Seattle

Two years ago, the business major and finance wiz founded a community news service for people in the neighborhoods where he grew up.

Stephen Lambdin, Olympian, has heroes

Stephen Lambdin, Olympian, has heroes

On Aug. 20 in Rio de Janeiro, Lambdin will be in a position to appraise his accomplishments in the 22 years since his parents gave in and enrolled him in taekwondo.

Batman and Taylor Swift are here to protect you

Batman and Taylor Swift are here to protect you

Most people have a favorite celebrity or fictional character, and that’s fine by one new faculty member in psychology.

Summers starring Dallas

Summers starring Dallas

When the NFL’s Cowboys made camp in Thousand Oaks, from 1963 to 1989, they also made memories.

Things I’ve learned: Desta Hagos ’73

Things I’ve learned: Desta Hagos ’73

The Ethiopian painter is enjoying the most productive period of her five-decade-long career.

Thu Ho Meecham’s excellent Shanghai  adventure

Thu Ho Meecham’s excellent Shanghai adventure

Meecham had never been to China and didn’t speak the language. “But I was single, in my early 30s, and it sounded like an exciting adventure … so why not?”

First female chaplain to go to sea

First female chaplain to go to sea

Although I was actually the fourth female chaplain to come on active duty in the Navy, in 1975, my three tours included a series of firsts.

Regals volleyball wins it all

Regals volleyball wins it all

The victory last Nov. 21 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, places the volleyball team in a category with only the 1971 Kingsmen football team that captured the NAIA national championship.

Go discover, young woman

Go discover, young woman

The three big scientific ideas I encountered in college all came together this year. I want the next generation’s voyages to go even deeper.

Pastor Gerry and the trouble-makers

Pastor Gerry and the trouble-makers

In a burst of student activism 30 years ago, Cal Lutheran sold off the last of its stock in companies doing business in apartheid-era South Africa, and members of the student congregation joined an underground struggle to protect Central American refugees. What exactly got these Samaritans off their donkeys?